• Carl Crouch Sr.

    Carl Mack Crouch Sr., 58, of Batesville died Feb. 19, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born June 25, 1954, in Batesville, he was the son of Jack and Lilly May Clem Crouch. He was a painter and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his …

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  • Inez Wagoner

    STRAWBERRY — Inez Wagoner, 66, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in a Jonesboro hospital. Born Oct. 11, 1946, in Newport, she was the daughter of Onzo Sr. and Sylvia Yarber Vinson. She had lived most of her life in Lawrence County and together with her …

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  • Vernon Smith

    Vernon Keith Smith, 42, of Batesville died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 11, 1970, in Dallas, he was the son of Harold Vernon Smith and Pat Cannon Hilton. He worked in flooring and enjoyed his job. Survivors include his wife, …

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  • Willie Mashburn

    BRADFORD — Willie Mae Mashburn, 91, of Bradford died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Born Dec. 25, 1921, in Marked Tree, she was the daughter of Andrew and Gabe Watson. Survivors include four children, Thelma Everidge, George Mashburn, Donald Mashburn and Ruby Anderson; and several grandchildren, …

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  • Cody James Campbell – Paid Obituary

    Cody James Campbell of Bethesda passed away on February 23, 2013. He was born June 24, 1994, at Batesville, Arkansas, to Marty and Kristy Campbell. Cody grew up riding horses, camping and riding four-wheelers with his mom and dad and a host of friends. He …

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  • State tourney preview: Hot hoops expected in Cave City

    CAVE CITY — Like you would expect, the best will be well represented here beginning Wednesday. That’s the best in Arkansas high school basketball when the Class 4A State Tournament tips off in the Cave City High School Gymnasium Wednesday afternoon at 1. First up …

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  • Three area teams win region championships

    GREERS FERRY — The Concord Pirates faced the West Side Greers Ferry Eagles for the fifth time this year in the finals of the 1A Region 3 Tournament Monday, defeating the Eagles for the fourth time, 64-53. The Pirates led all but the opening moment …

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  • Familiar faces finish first in Penguin run

    The Penguin 5K/10K Run started and finished at Kennedy Park Saturday, with many familiar names finishing in the top spots. Entering its eighth year, the run benefits the Special Olympics. Batesville High graduate Will Henry broke the ribbon first in the 10-kilometer race, winning the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, February 26 – Sunday, March 2, 2013.

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  • School mourns loss of teen

    Today, many are mourning the loss of Batesville High School senior Cody Campbell who grew up riding horses, camping and riding four-wheelers. “Cody was a very kind young man and was well liked by his peers and by the staff at Batesville High,” Principal David …

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  • ARcare opens at Southside

    SOUTHSIDE — A trip to the doctor can often turn into an all-day event, but when sixth-grade teacher Abby Barker’s 4-year-old daughter Lily came down with a sore throat and a low-grade fever two weeks ago, all it took was a trip to school. Last …

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  • Man charged in alleged pool cue beating

    MELBOURNE — A man who allegedly broke into someone else’s apartment and beat the resident with a pool cue is now facing charges, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said a victim at the Moser Street Apartments in Melbourne complained that Joseph Swik, …

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