• Devon Osborn

    Devon Lashaun Osborn, 8 months, of Batesville died Oct. 14, 2013, in Batesville. Born Feb. 8, 2013, in Batesville, he was the son of Cynthia Osborn. Survivors include his mother of Batesville; a sister, Alyssa Osborn of Batesville; his grandmother, Linda Ellingwood of Joiner; two …

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  • Betty Helm

    MELBOURNE — Betty Jo Clark Helm, 80, of Melbourne died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at her home. Born Jan. 20, 1933, in Morrilton, she was the daughter of Wendell and Dona Davidson Clark. She was united in marriage to J.W. “Red” Helm on July 3, …

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  • Eugene Frank Chisam – Paid Obituary

    Eugene “Gene” Frank Chisam, 85, of McCrory, formerly of Batesville, passed away Friday, October, 18, 2013, in McCrory. He was born February 27, 1928, in Salado to Frank G. Chisam and Lillie May Apple Chisam. He served in the Army and was a factory worker. …

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  • Lyon men cagers picked to finish 6th by AMC coaches

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — Men’s basketball coaches in the American Midwest Conference have picked the Lyon College Scots to finish in the same spot as they did a year ago, placing the Scots sixth in the preseason poll, the conference office announced Friday. Lyon returns one …

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  • Southside v-ballers advance to semis, qualify for state

    LONOKE — The Southside Lady Southerners qualified for the 4A State Tournament with a 3-0 win Monday over the Maumelle Lady Hornets in the first round of the 4A Central Conference Tournament. The game scores were 25-21, 25-18, 25-13. Southside advances to the semifinals and …

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  • Izard County basketball teams win, lose in openers at Bad Boy Mowers Classic

    BROCKWELL — The junior and senior high basketball season tipped off Monday with the Bad Boy Mowers Classic, and teams for the host school won and lost. In the opener of the new event, the Izard County Junior Lady Cougars came from behind to edge …

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  • BHS wins tough battle at Little Rock Christian

    LITTLE ROCK — The Batesville Lady Pioneers battled by the Little Rock Christian Lady Warriors for a 3-2, non-conference high school volleyball victory on Monday. Hannah Qualls led Batesville’s offense with 15 kills as the Lady Pioneers won 18-25, 25-19, 25-12, 21-25, 16-14. Elley Lindsey …

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  • Pioneer JV gridders win 30-7

    The Batesville Pioneers defeated the Harrison Goblins 30-7 in a junior varsity football game in Pioneer Stadium Monday night. The Pioneers jumped out to a 14-point lead as tailback Luis Martinez scored on runs of 76 and 32 yards, and ran in a 2-point conversion, …

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  • Scot sophomore places third at golf tourney in Mississippi

    TUNICA, Miss. — Lyon sophomore Connor Pond finished tied for third at the Christian Brothers Buccaneer Invitational and the Scot men finished seventh overall last week at the Tunica National Golf Club. The Lyon women’s team finished sixth in the 2-day event. This was the …

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  • Results announced for Race 4 a Face 5K

    Todd Coleman and Brandie Merrill won the championships of the Main Street Gym Race 4 a Face 5K on Saturday. Todd Coleman, a 48-year-old from  Batesville, won the men’s title in a time of 21 minutes, 4.2 seconds. Merrill, 33 and from Cord, finished the …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball DETROIT (AP) — A picture of Jim Leyland’s face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English “D’’ and a message that said simply: “Thank You Jim.” Leyland stepped down after eight seasons managing …

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  • NFL injuries mount in Week 7

    Sam Bradford was running out of bounds when a shove sent him tumbling to the ground. Reggie Wayne was wide open when he turned to catch a low throw and crumbled to the turf. Two seemingly harmless plays turned out to be quite costly. Bradford …

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