• Dolores Wyatt

    Dolores Frazier Wyatt, 80, of Batesville died Thursday, July 11, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born July 30, 1932, in Dodson, Texas, she was the daughter of James Coy and Macie Ford Frazier. She enjoyed antiques and gardening, was a people person and enjoyed being …

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  • Lawrence Erath

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Lawrence Edward Erath, 86, of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in a Salem hospital. He served in World War II in the submarine service. He was a meat cutter and a rancher. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Burney Erath; a …

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  • Ira Lavone Limbert Hagar – Paid Obituary

    Ira Lavone Limbert Hagar, 69, of Batesville departed this life Monday, July 8, 2013. She was born June 9, 1944 to Tom and Jewell (Prince) Limbert and was of the Baptist belief. She enjoyed family gatherings, traveling, reading, cleaning house, watching Fox News and shopping for …

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  • Lee Roy York

    Lee Roy York, 84, of Batesville died Thursday, July 11, 2013, in Batesville. Born Feb. 2, 1929, in Scottsville, Ky., he was the son of Hulit and Bonnie Bates York. He worked for Chrysler Automotive and was a 50-year Mason. Survivors include his wife of …

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  • Randell Rochester McNairn – Paid Obituary

    Randell Rochester McNairn of Evening Shade, Arkansas, son of the late Zeff Rochester McNairn and Julie Esther Chadwick McNairn, was born December 1, 1925, in Franklin, Arkansas. He died July 6, 2013, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 87 years …

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  • Fat City defense supports pitcher for win over Highwaymen

    Jonesboro Fat City pitcher Josh Baker got support, and Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen’s Landon Gillmore didn’t. That was the difference Thursday night at the North Complex when the Fat City Swamp Cats defeated the Highwaymen 6-1 in a Zone 2 American Legion baseball game. Highwaymen …

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  • Lyon trio named to All-Arkansas baseball team

    Lyon Sports Information Three Lyon College baseball players were recently honored by the website Natural State Baseball when senior infielder Colby Rogers, senior first baseman Bryan Lynn and junior pitcher Ben Neyen were named to the 2013 All-Arkansas Collegiate Awards. Rogers, a 5-11, 175-pound infielder …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14, 2013.

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  • Measuring real cost of NFL’s business

    In the past few months, more than two dozen NFL players and a sprinkling of front-office executives have been arrested for crimes ranging from petty to deadly. No matter how bad it looks, remember that’s not a crime wave by any fair measure, let alone …

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  • More grid standouts added to watch lists

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Four area college players were named to pre-season watch list this week and University of Arkansas senior center Travis Swanson added to his preseason recognition. Swanson, who was named to the Rimington Trophy watch list earlier this week for the third straight …

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  • Blind teen gains independence

    NEWARK — When Andrew Summers of Newark spent three weeks in Little Rock for Jump Start, a career development program for students who are blind or visually impaired, he had never been away from his family for very long. But that and working a part-time …

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  • Man threatens sheriff, judge, attorney general

    ASH FLAT — A Cave City area man started out by threatening to beat up Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts, escalated to threatening to burn down a district judge’s office and finally made it to the top level by threatening Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, …

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