• Katha Stroud

    Katha Stroud, 65, of Batesville died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at her home. Born May 3, 1948, in Limedale, she was the daughter of Walter C. and Anna Hazel Pickering Stroud. She was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include three sisters, Anna Lee Swain, Reva …

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  • Police: Dead Boston bombing suspect buried

    BOSTON (AP) — The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in an undisclosed location outside the city of Worcester, where it had been held for a week at a funeral home, police said today. “As a result of our public …

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  • Patricia Kinney

    DES ARC — Patricia Ann Kinney, 79, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in a Des Arc nursing home. Born March 9, 1934, she was the daughter of Brig. Gen. Roy W. and Irma Peters. She married Jack A. Kinney. She worked a good portion of …

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  • Robert Jones

    CONWAY — Robert Jones, 73, of Conway died Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Born Feb. 20, 1940, at Ash Flat, he was the son of Clarence and Dorothy Taylor Jones. He was an avid coin collector and enjoyed sports and radio announcing for various events. He …

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  • 5 area teams lining up for state tournaments

    The Midland Lady Mustangs are coming off a disappointing 6-4 loss to the Nemo Vista Lady Red Hawks in the 1A Region 3 Tournament championship game, but Coach Brett Barber said the fight he saw in the Lady Mustangs in the seventh inning as they …

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  • Charles Fulghum Jr.

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Charles N. Fulghum Jr., 85, of Cherokee Village died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Ash Flat. Born Nov. 2, 1927, in Memphis, he was the son of Charles and LaVerne Fulghum. He was a chief petty officer for the U.S. Navy for …

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  • Lyon College women golfers finish 2nd in AMC tourney

    Lyon Sports Information ALTON, Ill. — The Lyon College squad held firm here Tuesday, improving its collective game by three strokes to finish second with a 2-day score of 713 in the American Midwest Conference Women’s Golf Championship. The No. 4-ranked William Woods walked away …

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  • Altom, Belew win Lyon top athletic honors

    Lyon Sports Information In what is probably the most successful school year in the history of Lyon College athletics, including three teams being ranked in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Top 25, the 170 Scot athletes and friends of the department were recently …

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  • Free physicals slated Monday for students at BJHS, BHS

    Free physicals for prospective Batesville junior and senior high athletes will be available Monday at the White River Medical Center Imaging Center on Harrison Street, announced Keith Shireman, the school athletic trainer. The physicals are for Batesville students planning to participate in any junior or …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, May 9 – Friday, May 10, 2013.

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  • After 3 rainouts, BMS to try again

    LOCUST GROVE — After three consecutive rainouts, the Isle of Capri racing series is set to try again Friday night at the Batesville Motor Speedway. All classes will run. They include NeSmith late models, IMCA modifieds, street stock, Bad Boy Super Stars and the Sweet …

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  • Dominant SEC pitchers include Hogs’ staff of 1.77-ERA leaders

    It’s been a dominant season for pitching in the Southeastern Conference thanks to a group of starters who have turned talent into results after a year or two in the league. “The past few years, you’ve had a lot of pitchers who turned down (professional) …

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