• A few of my favorites

    Sometimes I am so thankful of crossing paths with others. While some of those relationship ties may have been short-lived or long-lasting I firmly believe we should make an impact on others’ lives and in a positive way. Over the years I have had the …

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  • The Red Rebs

    Relax. It’s not necessarily the flu making you confused and feverish. Could be spatter from that big, thick, juicy, new, improved Civil War infecting the Republican Party. Yes, again. The Rebs inside the Reds are rebooting themselves for the umpteenth time over the past few …

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  • Et tu, Iceland?

    Over the last few years, Iceland has provided a bit of counter-narrative to the anarchist critique of political government. Most western democracies declared their pieces of the international finance sector “too big to fail” and bailed them out at taxpayer expense after the 2008 bank …

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  • Cave City Bass Club sets 2013 schedule

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club set its season schedule and elected officers on Feb. 11 during its first meeting of the year, said Steve Moody, who was elected the 2013 tournament director. Keith Lawrence was elected president and Fred Mullins secretary. The …

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  • Local trap range to host tourament

    The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex will host its first Arkansas Trap Association tournament of the season Saturday. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with practice at 8:30 and competition shooting at 9. The cost for 25 practice round targets is $5, or five targets for …

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  • Boll Weevils mash Scots with HRs, 3-hit pitching

    MONTICELLO — Lyon College was able to come through with hits when they needed them during their recent 7-game baseball winning streak, but the Scots couldn’t slow the potent offensive attack of the University of Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils as they snapped that streak with a …

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  • Lady Lions no-hit, sweep Scots

    HENDERSON, Tenn. — Freed-Hardeman ace Sarah Elizabeth Cousar no-hit the Lyon College Scots in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader for an 8-0 decision and the Lady Lions took an 8-2 victory in the nightcap Morgan Stadium. Lyon dropped to 1-5 heading into this weekend’s …

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  • Women can register for run/walk clinic Thursday at WRMC women’s center

    A registration and informational meeting for the 2013 Women Can Run/Walk Clinic is scheduled for Thursday night at the White River Medical Center’s women’s center, according to a news release from the White River Roadrunners club. The meeting will be held in Conference Room B …

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  • Eagle Mountain Magnet, Batesville teams win

    Arkansas Game & Fish LITTLE ROCK — Arrows were flying at six sites — including Batesville — during the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program regional tournaments held Feb. 9. More than 2,700 elementary to high school students competed for the right to go …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Track and field PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius portrayed himself as a lover caught in tragedy, wielding a pistol and frightened as he stood only on his stumps, then killed his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder on Valentine’s Day. Prosecutors, however, …

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  • Last lead holds for Lady Pioneers in wild scramble

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers’ only lead in the overtime period was good enough for a 75-74, 5A-East District basketball victory over the Forrest City Lady Mustangs in Pioneer Gym Tuesday night. Senior guard Lana Blake scored a career-best 20 points for the Lady Pioneers, and …

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  • Lyon, tourney hoop games moved forward due to forecast

    The Lyon College men’s and women’s home basketball games against Hannibal-LaGrange, scheduled for Thursday, have been rescheduled for today, announced Lyon Athletic Director Kevin Jenkins. The games were moved due to the possibility of icy weather and bad road conditions. The starting times remained the …

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