• Elizabeth Grace Jones, Noah Lee Jones

    Andy and Tiffany Jones of Batesville have announced the birth of twins at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center in Little Rock on Nov. 8, 2013. Elizabeth Grace Jones weighed 3 pounds, 7 ounces. Noah Lee Jones weighed 3 pounds, 6 ounces. …

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  • Miracle Alexzandria Cooper

    Cory Cooper and Christina Dotson of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Nov. 9, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, .9 ounces and has been named Miracle Alexzandria Cooper. Grandparents of the child are Jackie Dotson, Carl …

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  • Daniel Lee Moody

    Patrick and Caryn Moody of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Nov. 11, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Daniel Lee Moody. Grandparents of the child are Daniel and Michelle Moody …

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  • Find a unique gift while sharing memories

    One day last week someone asked if I’d ever been to our museum here in Batesville, to which I responded, “Of course!” (Secretly I thought if this person had paid much attention to the stories about the Old Independence Regional Museum, they might have read …

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  • Lyon College adds four to Athletic Hall of Fame

    Doyce Winningham was, well, Doyce Winningham at the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. The 1960 graduate of what was then called Arkansas College was the first of four to be inducted Saturday night at Edwards Commons, and the legendary high …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Flag deserves respect Dear Editor: On Veterans Day we heard people all across America thanking veterans for their military service. We veterans really appreciate being thanked for our service. You may wonder why a person would sign up for military service where they might be killed or …

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  • October employment report: Disneyland-style fantasy?

    A Wall Street friend told me he thinks that the October Bureau of Labor Statistics report’s deceptions are so great that Disneyland must have written it. For the umpteenth straight month, the mainstream media cherry-picked the handful of positive statistics but buried profoundly troubling data. …

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  • Junior Lady Pioneers win basketball opener

    The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers hit nine of 10 free throws while winning their season-opening basketball game in Pioneer Gymnasium Monday night. Hannah Qualls scored 18 points and made three steals, and Haley Cormican grabbed eight rebounds in the 44-25 victory over the Mountain View …

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  • Scots named to all-league first team, top frosh in soccer

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — For the second time in as many years, Lyon College goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri and midfielder Monica Ayala were named to the All-American Midwest Conference first team when the league announced postseason awards. The pair was joined by Lyon teammates Hannah Osmon, a …

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  • Cagers go 2-1 in Arvest tourney

    FLIPPIN — Circulation-area high school basketball teams went 2-1 in the Arvest Tournament here Monday and it was the Cave City teams that moved into the semifinals. The Cavewomen walloped the Alpena Lady Leopards 45-19 as Jamie Holley scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds and …

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  • Lyon freshman volleyball player honorably mentioned by AMC

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College middle hitter Katarina Frickleton was a long way from her home in Bainbridge Island, Wash., this year, but the freshman volleyball player made the most of it as she led the Scots to a berth in the American Midwest Conference …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 19 – Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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