• King, Conyers reunion set

    CAVE CITY — A family reunion for the descendants of John Robert King and Charlie T. Conyers will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the park in Cave City. For more information call Brenda Conyers Gillogly at (816) 803-5800 or email dbgillogly@aol.com.

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  • Garcia, McCarty wed

    Lauren Garcia and Dayton McCarty were united in marriage in the late afternoon of May 27 on a hilltop lawn at the home of the bride’s grandparents, Bobby and Gloria Galloway. The Rev. Bobby Galloway officiated. The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Stephanie …

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  • Young, Glenn announce plans

    BRYANT — Roger and Lana Glenn of Bryant have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Christy Glenn, to Michael Young, son of Ronald and Deberah Brooks of East End. The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of Bryant High School. She is the …

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  • Scots help Kelley shorten bucket list

    And then there’s this about bucket lists. “I’ve been blessed to coach baseball for 25 years, but I’ve told many, many people, ‘Hey, before I die, I want to coach football,” Kirk Kelley said in a telephone interview Sunday night. Then, the other shoe dropped. …

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  • Pajama races were just reverse psychology

    Tricky, tricky Mom. As a kid I thought it was a fun game, but now that I’m older I know it was just a way for Mom to get me ready for bed without my realizing it. Like a bullet shot from a gun, I …

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  • The Crocketts in Arkansas

    It is generally known that Col. Davy Crockett traveled the Old Southwest Trail through Arkansas in the late autumn of 1835, on his way to Texas and a hero’s death at the fall of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. As word spread that the …

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  • Season ends for Highwaymen

    BLYTHEVILLE — Batesville’s American Legion baseball season came to an end this weekend, and it took an extra day and another trip. After defeating Mountain Home Lockeroom 6-3 in an elimination game Friday afternoon, the Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen met Paragould 7UP in another win-or-go-home …

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  • Torpedoes finish sixth in conference title meet

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Three Independence County Youth Athletic Association swimmers were among the top three scorers in the divisions, but that wasn’t enough to keep the Torpedoes from finishing sixth among nine teams in the South Wind Conference Championship Meet here Saturday. Seth Bailey won …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, July 25 – Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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  • Lefty chases down elusive claret jug

    GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson wondered if he’d ever win this venerable trophy, the one he proudly posed with on Muirfield’s 18th hole as photographers snapped away and fans chanted his name. Raised on the lush, manicured courses of America, Lefty crafted a game …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Sports and head injuries CHICAGO (AP) — Rejecting claims made in a lawsuit concerning concussions, the NCAA said Saturday it has taken steps to protect student athletes from head injuries and that player safety is among the college sports association’s core principles. Attorneys suing the …

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  • Orville Binkley

    JONESBORO — Orville Binkley, 98, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013. He was born July 19, 1914, at Emery. He was raised at Evening Shade and graduated from Sloan Hendrix at Imboden. He enjoyed art and attended Harris Art Institute in Nashville, Tenn., and Memphis Art …

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