• Go ahead, steal this video

    Back in 1971 when the hippie revolution’s Pied Piper, Abbie Hoffman, authored “Steal This Book” he got the very outrage he sought. Thirty publishing houses rejected it and, when the book finally came out, more than a dozen newspapers refused to print ads to promote …

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  • Beware the infrastructure (clichés), my son

    A stitch in time saves nine. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You can lead a horse to water, but if an outdated bridge collapses on it, the meat will wind up marketed by IKEA. These are truisms I hope to …

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  • State park to hold dedication

    NEWPORT — The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Jackson County Historical Society will dedicate a marker commemorating the 1862 shelling of Jacksonport, according to Betsy Watson, president of the historical society. The dedication will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, the 151st anniversary …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Dr. Robert Henry Hodges of Sulphur Rock, astride his “doctoring horse” in this photo taken early in the 1900s, was born May 1, 1850 — 10 years before the Civil War began — yet still has three grandchildren living. Locally, they are granddaughters Anne Hodges-Petersen …

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  • Two Southside softball players recognized by state newspaper

    Two Southside High School athletes were recently named to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Prep softball team. Senior Krysta Beeler was selected to the first team and sophomore Alexus Lawellin was named to the sophomore-freshman team. The newspaper will honor their selections for ”Players and Coaches of …

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  • Pioneers to try on summer season

    For the second year in a row, not enough players were available to put together two Batesville American Legion baseball teams so Batesville High will now try its hand at an extended high school season. “Last year, when we didn’t have enough kids for a …

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  • BMS rained out

    LOCUST GROVE — Races scheduled for tonight at the Batesville Motor Speedway have been canceled due to the heavy rains that fell in the last 24 hours. Points racing is scheduled to resume next Friday.

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  • Lyon women’s basketball sign two

    Lyon Sports Information Carl Albert State College sophomore Ashala Watson and 4-year Argyle High School standout athlete Morgan McInaney have signed NAIA letters of intent to play basketball for the defending American Midwest Conference co-champion Lyon College women’s basketball team, according to Lyon Coach Tracy …

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  • Tri-County Vipers win hoops tourney

    SEARCY — The Tri-County Vipers defeated the Little Rock’s Blue Chip Elites in the finals of the Land of Frost AAU basketball tournament here recently. The team includes Coby Everett, Chase Orf and Noah Everett (Izard County), Caleb James (Evening Shade), Caleb Faulkner (Salem) and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 21 – Saturday, June 1, 2013.

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  • UA renews football series with old SWC’s Texas Tech

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Former Southwest Conference football rivals Arkansas and Texas Tech have announced plans to play each other. The University of Arkansas said in a news release Wednesday that the Razorbacks and Red Raiders will play in Lubbock on Sept. 13, 2014, and in …

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  • Mississippi State hosting first regional since 2003

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach John Cohen has always embraced a gritty, blue-collar approach to baseball that emphasizes toughness. That’s why he has so much respect for the three teams coming to the Starkville Regional this weekend. Mississippi State (43-17) is the host …

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