• Jack Wilson

    Jack M. Wilson, 83, of Batesville died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at his home. Born Dec. 18, 1929, in Newark, he was the son of Melton Levi Wilson and Della Agnes Williams Wilson. Much of his working life was spent as a self-employed farmer. He retired from …

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  • Paul VanHorn

    Paul J. VanHorn, 73, of Batesville died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at his home. Born April 7, 1940, at Bunney, he was the son of Lee and Willie Ann Maddox VanHorn. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and former owner of P.J.’s Lawn Care. …

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  • David Sanders

    DOLPH — David Lynn Sanders, 60, of Dolph died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at his home. Born Oct. 24, 1952, in Mountain Home, he was the son of James Leroy Sanders and Velma Florine Rand Sanders. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Sue Sanders …

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  • Keeta Pierce

    AUSTIN — Chiquetta “Keeta” Harris Pierce, 67, of Austin died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home, located at 5800 W. 12th St. in Little Rock. A private family burial will …

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  • Lillian Mize

    MORRIS, Ill. — Lillian H. Mize, 93, of Morris, Ill., formerly Batesville, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Morris. Born Jan. 9, 1920, in Beaumont, Texas, she was the daughter of J.C. and Mae Ezell-Fuller. She was raised and educated in Beaumont and was a …

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  • Benjamin McKenzie

    CABOT — Benjamin Edward McKenzie, 31, of Cabot died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Jacksonville. Born April 18, 1982, in San Antonio, he was the son of Dwight and Cheryl Biggers McKenzie. Survivors include his father of Springfield, Mo.; his mother of Cabot; two brothers, …

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  • Aaron Higdon

    BAY — Aaron Itskia Higdon, 88, of Bay died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Jonesboro. He was born in Bay to Will and Doney Kirkland Higdon. He had worked as a farmer and for Hedger Brothers Concrete Company. Survivors include three sons, Marvin Higdon, William …

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  • Chuck Ballard Jr.

    CALICO ROCK — Charles Arlie “Chuck” Ballard Jr., 70, of Calico Rock died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Calico Rock. Born Nov. 27, 1942, he was the son of Arlie Ballard and Fayetta Carter Hall. He was united in marriage to Geneva “Jennie” Porter on …

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  • Ruby Stewart – Paid Obituary

    Ruby Ernestine (Flinn) Stewart, 89, of Mountain View passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013. Ruby was born June 20, 1924, in Sulphur Rock, one of seven children to Ernest and Mae Flinn. Her beloved siblings Merle, Buddy, Bill and Barbara preceded her in death, …

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  • 5K attend

    HEBER SPRINGS — They came from all over the state but for most it was a chance to hear a former president speak, marking the 50th anniversary of the Greers Ferry Dam dedication. More than 5,000 people, young and old, flooded the John F. Kennedy …

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  • Clinton urges leaders to get ‘show on road’

    HEBER SPRINGS — Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the dedication of an Arkansas dam on Thursday to call for a spirit of cooperation in Congress as the partial federal government shutdown stretched into a third day. Clinton stood at the same …

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  • Watkins gets 5-year prison term

    Cherokee Village, 2006. Wayne’s world was starting to collapse around him. For more than three decades, Wayne Watkins sold hundreds of parcels of land to individuals and families along the Spring River near Hardy as part of his Spring River Beach Club development. He held …

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