• Pioneers run over Lions with ‘big 4,’ win by 34

    SEARCY — In the end, the numbers looked about right for the Pioneers in Lion Stadium. That’s because their 48-14, non-conference high school football victory over the Searcy Lions on Friday night began earlier in the week with more elementary numbers. “I told the kids …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, September 16 – Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

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  • Linda Smith

    Linda Sue Smith, 65, of Batesville died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Batesville. Born May 8, 1948, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Morris and Velma Boultinghouse Reaves. She was a homemaker and was a member of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. Survivors include two …

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  • Nancy Pearce

    Nancy Ruth Masters Pearce, 73, of Batesville died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Born June 15, 1940, in Cushman, she was the daughter of Claud and Thelma Hand Masters. She was a member of Southside United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. After graduating …

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  • Larry Guthrie

    MELBOURNE — Larry Joe Guthrie, 63, of Melbourne died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Melbourne. Born July 7, 1950, in Walnut Ridge, he was the son of Billy Joe Guthrie and Maxine Hoggard Guthrie Smith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He owned …

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  • Jimmy Elms

    Jimmy Lee Elms, 67, of Batesville died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Batesville. Born July 9, 1946, at Batesville, he was the son of Wilburn Doris Elms and Zada Qualls Elms. He served in the U.S. Army and was a police officer. Survivors include two …

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  • Lila Coe

    Lila Faye Coe, 91, of Batesville died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in a Batesville nursing home. Born May 12, 1922, at Mount Pleasant, she was the daughter of Jesse Dean and Mollie Emma Conyers Hodge. She was a homemaker and had worked for Marshall’s Dry …

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  • Lou Anderson

    OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — Ora Louise “Lou” Anderson, 72, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She served the communities of West Helena and Olive Branch, Miss., for more than 40 years. She was a member of Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch and was formerly …

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  • Getting rid of pieces of my life at yard sale prices

    To the woman and two others who carried flashlights and stopped before dawn, I admire you for your zeal and outlook of how the early bird gets the worm. To the couple who bought a whole slew of like-new clothes for their daughters and only …

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  • Lindbergh’s first night flight

    A small monument off Highway 159, near Lake Village in extreme southeast Arkansas, marks the site of Lindbergh’s very first flight in darkness. It happened just four years before his historic non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1923, Lindbergh was a young unknown airmail …

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  • How to handle disagreements in the workplace

    Disagreements are part of any relationship and, for most of us, our jobs are as much a relationship as our marriages, family and friendships. In fact, you probably spend more waking hours each week in your work relationship than you do in any other relationship. …

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  • Talley signs with Lyon

      Micah Talley, a senior and starting offensive and defensive lineman, and short and deep snapper for the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, was inadvertently omitted from a recruiting story in Friday’s Guard. Talley recently signed with the Lyon College Scots.

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