• Joseph Williams

    Joseph Willard Williams, 69, of Batesville died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Batesville. Born Dec. 31, 1943, in Hickory Ridge, he was the son of Eddie Franklin Williams and Avis Richeson Williams. He served in the U.S. Army. He was an avid fisherman. Survivors include …

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  • Mark Sexton

    PINEVILLE — Mark Killian Sexton, 47, of Pineville died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at his home. Born Aug. 18, 1966, in Calico Rock, he was the son of Ell Dee Sexton and Sue Killian Price. He was a lifelong resident of Izard County and was …

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  • Kevin Sneed

    CAVE CITY — Kevin Euel Sneed, 52, of Cave City died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Abilene, Texas. Born Jan. 3, 1961, at Redondo Beach, Calif., he was the son of Arthur Sneed and Thelma Stalcup Sneed Paul. He graduated from Evening Shade High School …

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  • Wilma Roush

    FREEMONT, Mich. — Wilma Lee Roush, 72, of Freemont, Mich., died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. She was a homemaker and was of the Assembly of God faith. Survivors include her husband, Dennis Roush; a son, R.C. Edward Hampton of Battle Creek, Mich.; …

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  • Glenn Stewart

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Glenn D. Stewart, 83, of Gulfport, Miss., died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Gulfport. He served in the U.S. Army. He worked at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and was retired from Plumbers Local No. 357. He was a member …

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  • Doc Edwards

    Rodger Dorr “Doc” Edwards, 101, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Born Nov. 1, 1911, in Mount Pleasant, he was the son of Bernard Edwin and Minnie Lou Conyers Edwards. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he worked in the kitchen …

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  • Dennis Hendricks

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Dennis Lynn Hendricks, 63, of Mount Pleasant died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Batesville. Born Aug. 25, 1950, in Yuma, Ariz., he is the son of Raymond and Irene Stroud Hendricks. He was a construction worker. He was an avid hunter and …

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  • Lila Faye Coe – Paid Obituary

    Lila Faye Coe, age 91, of Batesville died Friday, September 13, 2013, at Wood-Lawn Heights Nursing Center in Batesville, Arkansas. She was born May 12, 1922, at Mount Pleasant, Arkansas, to Jesse Dean and Mary (Mollie) Emma Conyers Hodge. She was a homemaker, had worked …

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  • Junior Pioneers dismantle Cyclones 29-6

    JONESBORO — The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers entered Jonesboro High’s Cooksey-Johns Field Thursday night expecting a close, hard-fought game. Instead, they dismantled the MacArthur Cyclones 29-6. The Junior Pioneers improved to 3-0. The Cyclones fell to 2-1. Freshman Kylan Robinson led the Junior Pioneers for …

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  • Area high school football teams play non-district finales tonight

    After tonight, it gets real for circulation area high school football teams. Tonight, they’ll play their final non-district games. On Sept. 20, they’ll all square off with district opponents. Home games in the circulation area tonight pits the Jonesboro Hurricane against the Batesville Pioneers, the …

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  • Putting tourney, Afterglow 5K to start carnival happenings early Saturday, keep them late

    You can start early and stay late Saturday at the White River Water Carnival, and that just involves sporting events. The Citizens Bank White River Water Carnival Putt-N-Putt Tournament, at the Putt-N-Putt facility on Gap Road, is scheduled to get started at 9 a.m. If …

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  • Salem Jrs rally in 2nd half, nip Cedar Ridge in OT

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge didn’t trail until Salem’s Spencer Love tumbled into the end zone in overtime in the 2A-3 District junior high football game Thursday night. The 28-26 loss is a bitter one for the Junior Timberwolves. Two plays before, Junior Greyhound Dalton Staton …

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