• Parenting licenses should be required

    It’s funny how something small and seemingly insignificant can set you off sometimes. I was loading groceries into my car last week when I heard a couple screaming at each other. They were standing next to their car and arguing over who would deal with …

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  • The hope of Heaven

    In response to recently being diagnosed with a rare and terminal type of brain cancer, sitcom star Valerie Harper declared, “we are all terminal.” In a cover story for People magazine and an interview on CNN, Harper, 73, stressed that she is determined to live …

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  • Rev. Jay Fuller

    ASH FLAT — The Rev. John “Jay” Fuller, 84, of Ash Flat, formerly of Pocahontas, died Monday, March 18, 2013, in Salem. Born May 20, 1928, in Hardy, he was the son of Henry and Nona Heath Fuller. He was a minister for many years …

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  • Mary Edler

    GOREVILLE, Ill. — Mary Jo Edler, 80, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Goreville, Ill. Born March 31, 1932, in Pocahontas, she was the daughter of Roy and Edrys Kenner. She worked as a hairstylist prior to retiring in 2000. She …

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  • Ethel Regian

    ASH FLAT — Ethel Frances Regian, 89, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in an Ash Flat nursing home. Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Gibbs of Hardy and Netia Preiss of Victoria, Texas; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren: and two nieces, Barbara Naron of Moody, …

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  • Cosimo LoBuno Jr.

    HARDY — Cosimo Joseph LoBuno Jr., 62, of Hardy died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in a Salem hospital. Born May 13, 1950, in New Orleans, he was the son of Cosimo LoBuno and Lela Pellegrin. Survivors include a brother, Anthony LoBuno of Hardy. He was …

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  • Roger Mulkey

    ASH FLAT — Roger Lee Mulkey, 53, of Ash Flat died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 18, 1959, in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of Luther Martin and Viola Griffith Mulkey. He was a carpet layer for many years. …

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  • ASU-MH announces graduates

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home recently held a ceremony honoring graduates of the certified nursing assistant program. Graduates completed 99 hours of course work and passed a skills and knowledge test to graduate. Students finished their course work in three weeks. …

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  • Student earns WBC scholarship

    Colton Rademacher of Batesville has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Rademacher is a senior at Batesville Christian School. He is the son of Tim and …

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  • ‘BracketRacket’: Coach questions ‘hotness’ of Bluejay

    Welcome to “BracketRacket,” your one-stop shopping place for all things NCAA. Today, LeBron James struggles with “The Decision” (again? seriously?), coach questions “hotness” of player, and best-selling crime novelist Robert Crais plots a happy ending for the NCAAs. Here’s a clue: Duke wins! Duke wins! …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points as the Miami Heat overcame a 27-point deficit in the third quarter and won their 24th straight game, 98-95 over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night to extend the second-longest winning streak in NBA …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24, 2013.

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