• The Tiptons to perform

    The Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church will host the Tipton family singers in a free concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday. An offering will be taken and the event is open to the public. For more information call Quillen Edwards at (870) 346-5017. The Tiptons …

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  • Ozarka sets GED schedule

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College adult education department has announced its 2013 GED testing schedule. Testing will be held on Ozarka campuses unless otherwise noted. March 4, 25 — Ash Flat March 5, 28 — Mountain View March 5, 26 — Mammoth Spring March 7, …

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Thursday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2013. There are 306 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 1993, a gun battle erupted at a religious compound near Waco, Texas, when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents …

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  • Ark. House overrides veto

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas House voted 53-28 Wednesday to override Gov. Mike Beebe’s veto of a bill that would outlaw most abortions starting in the 20th week of pregnancy, hours after a state Senate committee approved a package of even tighter abortion restrictions. …

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  • Bearcats, Lady Bearcats advance in 4A tourney

    CAVE CITY — Dillon Groves led all scorers with 22 points as the Brookland Bearcats defeated the Arkadelphia Badgers 52-35, joining the Lady Bearcats in the second round of the Class 4A State Tournament in Cave City. The 26-7 Bearcats are slated to take on …

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  • Local gymnast tops scorers; Level 4 team wins crown

    CABOT — Led by Audra Blevins top all-around score, the Stars & Stipes Gymnastics Center’s Level 4 competitors won the team tile at the Emerald Classic here recently. Blevins, competing in the 9B division of Level 4, accumulated the highest individual score among 95 competitors. …

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  • Scots swarm Spartans in 2nd half for tourney win

    Down by two points at halftime, the Lyon College Scots outscored the Missouri Baptist Spartans 19-4 during the first six minutes of the second half and rolled to a 79-62, first-round basketball victory in the American Midwest Conference Tournament in Becknell Gymnasium Wednesday night. The …

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  • Pirates advance, Lady Eagles fall in 1A State Tournament action

    BRADLEY —  Jacob Roark exploded for 32 points as the Concord Pirates took down a fiesty Viola Longhorn team here Wednesday for a 66-60, first-round Class 1A State Tournament victory on Wednesday. Ethan Hebert scored 14 points for the Pirates and Hanse Bowman added 10. …

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  • ‘Running with the Dogs’ set for Saturday

    The Army National Guard FRG 8K is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start Saturday at the parking lot of the Fitzhugh Park (Mickey Mouse) pool, according to a news release from the White River Roadrunners. The annual race is sponsored by Bravo Company and the …

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  • Weather in Missouri results in two Lyon softball delays

    Snowy and icy weather in Missouri has resulted in the postponements of two Lyon College softball doubleheaders, according to a news release from the school. The two games set for Wednesday with Evangel in Springfield, Mo., were moved to March 14. The American Midwest Conference-opening …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 28 – March 3, 2013.

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  • Chester Daniels

    MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. — Chester Dewane Daniels, 90, of Mount Carmel, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in a Louisville, Ky., hospital. Born Nov. 18, 1922, in Bernie, Mo., he was the son of John and Roxie McBroon Daniels. He married Lizziemae Luthe on Aug. …

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