• Rosemary Floyd

    Rosemary Floyd, 65, of Batesville died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Nov. 19, 1947, at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of Frank and Clydie Luella Stevens Smith. She had worked for many years in banking, having worked at First National …

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  • Lillis King

    HARDY — Lillis Eva Jane King, 89, of Hardy died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in a Walnut Ridge hospital. Born Jan. 7, 1924, at Leachville, she was the daughter of Lonnie “Curly” and Ruby Lyttaker Grooms. She was a beautician and a nurse’s aide at …

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  • Ina Moore

    Ina L. Moore, 89, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. She was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Kansas. She was a resident of Batesville for 42 years. Survivors include three sons, Dale Moore of Batesville, John Moore of New Mexico and Ken Phillips of California; a …

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  • ASU-MH exhibit features Rembrandt artwork

    MOUNTAIN HOME — A display of 13 prints and etchings by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn is on exhibit at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, located on the campus of Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. The selected works, on long-term loan to ASU-MH …

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  • NADC to hold public hearing

    The Northcentral Arkansas Development Council will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at NADC’s Conference Room, located at 550 Ninth St. in Batesville. The purpose of the hearing is to solicit public comments on the use of the Community Services Block Grant …

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  • Yogurt fundraiser to benefit student

    Just Chillin’ Frozen Yogurt will help one local student raise money to study in France this summer. The fundraiser will be held Thursday for Valerie Howell, a junior at Lyon College whose major is French. Money raised will help her study abroad in the country. …

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  • UAW Retirees to meet

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould.

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  • This Day In History…

    Today is Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2013. There are 322 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Ky. On this …

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  • 2013 State of the Union drinking game

    WHAT YOU NEED TO PLAY: Four taxpayers of any sex: One rich white banker-type wearing a Suit. Cuff links would be nice. One person in a Blue work Shirt, another in a White shirt and one wearing Rags that in a former life might have …

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  • Tournament draws 702 archers to Batesville

    Some were right at home while others came from as far as West Memphis and Piggott for the first-ever Northeast Arkansas Regional Archery tournament as part of the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program in Batesville Saturday. Susan Parker, who coaches the Eagle Mountain …

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  • FCB hires IT senior VP

    The former director of computer services at what is now Lyon College has been named senior vice president of information technology at First Community Bank. Karl Kemp has more than 30 years of professional experience in IT, according to Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and …

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  • WRMC adds to staff

    White River Medical Center has announced the addition of a new doctor to its pain management clinic, according to a news release. As a pain management physician, Dr. John Larson will provide outpatient treatment to relieve chronic pain, restore function and decrease or eliminate the …

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