• Lyon softballers goes 0-4 in Gulf Coast Invitational

    Lyon Sports Information GULF SHORES, Ala. — It was a tough weekend at the Gulf Coast Invitational for Lyon College’s softball Scots as they managed just seven hits against a trio of NAIA Division I Top 15 teams and fell to another unranked foe. On …

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  • Pawn shop opens in Southside

    SOUTHSIDE — Brad Freeman said he’s always been a trader and he’s always wanted to be his own boss so a pawn shop was the perfect fit. Freeman recently opened Razorback Gun and Pawn at 45 Allen Chapel Road (across from the Dollar General Store). …

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  • Commoner-turned-princess dies in Sweden

    STOCKHOLM — She was one of the better kept secrets of Sweden’s royal household: a commoner and divorcee whose relationship with Prince Bertil was seen as a threat to the Bernadotte dynasty. In a touching royal romance, Welsh-born Princess Lilian and her Bertil kept their …

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  • Cowene McDaniel

    SIDNEY — Cowene Stroud McDaniel, 84, of Sidney died Friday, March 8, 2013, in Cave City. Born Aug. 16, 1928, in Sandtown, she was the daughter of Aldrith R. and Ida Horn Stroud. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith. Survivors include her husband, Jesse …

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  • Louise Rogers

    ANDERSON, S.C. — Agnes Louise Conboy Rogers, 72, of Anderson, S.C., died Friday, March 8, 2013, in an Anderson hospital. Born July 2, 1940, in Logan, W.V., she was the daughter of C.F. and Lanell Conboy. She worked in the hospital and school systems as …

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  • Laverne James

    WILLIFORD — Laverne James, 66, of Williford died Friday, March 8, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. Born Feb. 28, 1947, in West Helena, she was the daughter of Eddie and Christine Chamness Ennis. She was a hairdresser and a member of Ward Street Church …

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  • Kenneth Wiles

    SAGE — Kenneth Paul Wiles, 79, of Sage died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Sage. Born Dec. 10, 1933, in Sage, he was son of Paul and Mamie Wammack Wiles. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a coach, …

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  • Mary Wallis

    Mary Isom Wallis, 87, of Batesville died Saturday, March 9, 2013, in a Batesville nursing home. Born Jan. 23, 1926, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of William Alfred and Chloe Mae Tucker Isom. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, family game night, encouraging people and being …

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  • Juanita Vest – Paid Obituary

    Juanita Vest, 87, of East Peoria, Illinois, passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Washington Christian Village. Juanita was born on August 26, 1925, in Cave City, Arkansas, the daughter of Middleton Harrison Mobley and Jenny Ethyl Ward Mobley. She married …

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  • P-Plains to hear reports, bills

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall for its regular monthly meeting, said Mayor Rick Siler. The aldermen will review monthly departmental reports and current bills.

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  • Exercise to be topic

    White River Medical Center will host a free community health education event titled “Exercise is medicine” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in conference Room B in the women’s imagining center. The seminar will be hosted by Dr. Douglas Bernard. The event is free and …

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  • Council cancels meeting

    The Batesville City Council meeting for Tuesday has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 26 at city hall.

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