• Indiana product hired to direct Scot basketball

    Lyon Sports Information For the first time in 19 years, the Lyon College men’s basketball team will have a new coach at the helm. After an extensive national search that involved more than 130 applicants, Lyon College Athletic Director Kevin Jenkins announced Wednesday that Chad …

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  • Floyd Wilson

    PLEASANT GROVE — Floyd Don Wilson, 61, of Pleasant Grove died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born July 24, 1951, in Alco, he was the son of William Floyd Wilson and Dorthy Evelyn Marsh Wilson. He was a state evangelist in several …

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  • Tour D’Art comes to Ozarka College

    MELBOURNE — The Friends of the Paul Weaver Library at Ozarka College had its second annual Literary Reading and Art Extravaganza: Tour D’Art recently at the Ozarka College John E. Miller Education Complex. Artwork was displayed in the building’s main lobby and included a wide …

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  • Gail Kveum

    Gail E. Kveum, 59, of Batesville died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 17, 1953, at Saint Clair, Mich., she was the daughter of Charles and Doris Smith. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Robert Kveum; three sons, Jeff …

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  • Carl Dwayne Wood – Paid Obituary

    God received a very special angel. Carl Dwayne Wood, 74, of Pleasant Plains passed from this life on April 9, 2013, at his home. He was born March 30, 1939, in Floral, Arkansas, to Lester and Zella Wilcox Wood. He had three brothers, Charles Wood, …

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  • Louisville coach chases Kentucky Derby win

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rick Pitino became a Hall of Famer and an NCAA champion on the same day. Now the Louisville basketball coach is positioned to become a Kentucky Derby-winning owner if Goldencents wins on Saturday. Talk about the greatest four weeks ever. Despite …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Horse racing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Orb was made the early 7-2 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with undefeated Verrazano the second choice in a full field of 20 horses. Trained by Shug McGaughey, Orb drew the No. 16 post on Wednesday. Four horses have …

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  • Celtics fight back from 3-0 deficit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 18 rebounds and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks’ lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night. The Celtics will host Game 6 on Friday night, …

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  • The Pregnant Stone

    The Pregnant Stone, or Stone of the Pregnant Woman, also known as Stone of the South is a monolith in ancient Heliopolis, Lebanon. Together with another ancient stone block nearby, it is certainly among the largest cut stones ever quarried. The two building blocks were …

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  • Adventures in journalism

    Last week I got a phone call from one of the editors I work with. He wanted to “warn” me that a letter to the editor was being published in the paper about one of my columns and the person was NOT too happy with …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: A great job to the man who put up the American flags in Cave City. It makes the town look so beautiful, like a spring day with fresh air. Great job!! Arch Westmoreland Sidney

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  • A little girl who needed an angel

    When I lived in New York, my main mode of transportation was a bike. I worked six days each week, and my bicycle thought that the one day I had free should be spent fixing it. That was what I was doing the day Emily …

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