• Paul Petty – Paid Obituary

    Paul Dwayne Petty, age 81, of Dardanelle, Arkansas, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at River Valley Medical Center. He was born August 27, 1931, at Black Oak, Arkansas, to the late John Everett and Arah May Mangrum Petty. He was a member of the Liberty …

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  • Mary Louise Fulbright Robertson – Paid Obituary

    Mary Louise Fulbright Robertson, 83, of Batesville died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at her home. She was born on November 3, 1929, in Batesville to M.A. and Stella Mae (Swaim) Fulbright. She retired from White-Rodgers and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her daughter, …

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  • Buddy Larone Smith – Paid Obituary

    Buddy Larone Smith, 41, of Batesville died Saturday morning at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born March 25, 1971, in Jonesboro, Buddy was a 1989 graduate of Trumann High School. He lived in Harrisburg before moving to Batesville in 2009. He worked for Securitas …

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  • Results announced for High Rock Hop

    Three local runners and a visitor from out West won the High Rock Hop 5-/10-mile Runs Saturday at High Rock Farm, according to a news release from the White River Roadrunners club. Bruce Oakley and Melanie Mathews, both of Batesville, won the overall titles in …

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  • Scots, new coach break skid

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College junior Valerie Howell smashed her fifth and sixth home runs of the season and senior Lauren Mills threw 201 pitches and picked up a well-deserved win in the circle as the Scots snapped their 19-game losing skid and grabbed their …

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  • Mathews shines brightest in first North Arkansas All-Star Basketball Classic

    BROCKWELL — Cave City’s Chaz Mathews and Flippin’s Amanda Whitman won the most valuable player awards and led their teams to victory in the first North Arkansas All-Star Basketball Classic here Saturday at Izard County High School’s Cougars Den Gymnasium, according to a news release …

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  • Lyon senior wins second AMC award

    Lyon Sports Information ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lyon College third baseman Colby Rogers and Missouri Baptist University right-handed pitcher Chris Walker are the American Midwest Conference player and pitcher of the week after leading their teams to unbeaten starts through two series in the 2013 …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Chris Carpenter realizes his baseball career may be over. The 37-year-old right-hander made a surprise appearance at the St. Louis Cardinals’ spring-training camp Monday and said he’s still dealing with numbing and tingling sensations in his pitching hand, arm …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, March 19 – Sunday, March 24, 2013.

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  • Majerus legacy not about Billikens’ NCAA results

    Welcome back to Bracket-Racket. Think of it as one-stop shopping for all your NCAA tournament needs. We’ll have interviews with celebrity alumni drawn from sports, entertainment and politics, plus “bracket-buster” picks, news, gossip, videos, photos, stats, notes and quotes from around the tourney sites — …

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  • Walking with hope: Phillips fights to have ‘normal’ life

    Imagine waking up one morning and not being able to see out of one eye. Debbie Phillips being young and naive, hoped the problem would just go away. Unfortunately for Phillips, what her mother feared was what her doctor confirmed — it was multiple sclerosis …

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  • Navy pilot, Batesville businessman dies

    Malcom Moore was always on the front lines. From World War II to the “Little Rock Nine,” Moore seemed to always be there when history was being made. Moore died Friday at his home. He was 88. After graduating from high school in 1942, he …

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