• Pirates go long, beat Cards 8th time

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shelby Miller went a lot deeper into the game than his last time out. The Cardinals rookie just had a little trouble with the long ball. Miller said his arm felt fine coming off a 2-pitch outing abbreviated by a stinging …

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  • 16 teams gather for Little League World Series

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen teams gathered for the Little League World Series, some from thousands of miles away, but all feeling right at home. “It’s beyond exciting to be here, said Sammamish, Wash., Assistant Coach Matt Fitzgibbons. “We’ve kind of talked about it among …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady walked off the field under his own power. Several teammates didn’t think he was hurt badly when he grabbed his left knee after being knocked down. Yet the possibility that the New England Patriots might lose their …

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  • Marie Smith

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Rosie Marie Smith, 75, of Poughkeepsie died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Cave City. Born Sept. 21, 1937, at Iron City, Tenn., she was the daughter of Edney Lee and Robbie Paralee Weaver DeFoe. She was a homemaker and was retired from ConAgra …

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  • Ernestine Trudeau

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Ernestine Marie Trudeau, 82, of Cherokee Village died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born June 1, 1931, in Wikwemikong, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of Patrick and Isabelle Nadjiwan. She was a teacher. Survivors include two sons, Gerry …

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  • Golden Overpass needing repairs

    Gold doesn’t rust but that’s not the case for the Golden Overpass. Tuesday night, Batesville City Engineer Damon Johnson told the city council that the overpass is in need of major repairs. He said the expansion joints have deteriorated and certain parts need to be …

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  • Trial begins over death of hydro worker

    Attorneys will argue over professional negligence and human error, but ultimately a jury will decide what contributed most in the 2008 death of 26-year-old Heath Baird of Cave City. Attorneys Tom Thompson and Casey Castleberry represent the Baird family with Little Rock attorney Skip Davidson …

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  • More than a label: Breaking the stigma

    Severe depression.  Loss of job.  Alienation from family. Those are just a few of the things the men and women who seek help from Health Resources of Arkansas deal with. Mental health paraprofessional Dana Dauzat works with HRA clients and said people with mental illness …

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  • Man allegedly holds shotgun to victim’s head

    WALNUT RIDGE — An Imboden man was arrested Saturday for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. The Pocahontas Police Department and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the arrest of Kenneth Hutton, 35. “The arrest stems from a …

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  • Flags to fly at half-staff

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Flags at the Arkansas Capitol are being flown at half-staff to mark the death of a soldier from Little Rock who was killed in Afghanistan. The Defense Department announced today that Sgt. Jamar Hicks died at Forward Operating Base Salerno during …

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  • Pill thief may have used ruse to lure homeowners away

    A Batesville woman who said she received a midnight phone call that her daughter had been in an accident was probably more than a little confused when she got to the hospital and her daughter wasn’t there. Instead, she and her husband came home later …

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  • Man flees police, endangers children

    Aaron Fulcher fled from police, leading them on a chase and down a street where children were playing Saturday, because he knew he would go to jail for a suspended driver’s license. Now, the 28-year-old of 591 E. Boswell finds himself behind bars with a …

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