• T-wolves crush Tigers

    PANGBURN — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Pangburn Tigers 71-36 to win their season opener Friday as Spencer Reaves led with 24 points. Cole Crabtree added 19 points, hitting all nine of his shots from the field, Austin Reaves provided 13. Tanner Vinson led …

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  • Martin tweet reads like goodbye

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship treated the season finale as if it was the last race of his career. Mark Martin finished 19th Sunday in the Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. And if he follows through …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 18 – Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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  • Irene Morton

    MALAGA, Wash. — Irene Massey Morton, 87, died Nov. 7, 2013, in Malaga, Wash. She was born in Locust Grove to Grover Cleveland and Nora Griffis Massey. She was an orchardist and worked at Dolco Packaging before retiring in 1991. She was a long-time resident …

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  • Johnson wins sixth NASCAR title

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Soaked in sweat, champagne and success, Jimmie Johnson celebrated yet another NASCAR championship by sipping a beer. A 6-pack would have been more appropriate. Back on top with only two NASCAR legends left to catch, Johnson won his sixth title in …

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  • Rudolph Liscomb

    MELBOURNE — Rudolph Leonard Liscomb, 71, of Melbourne died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at his home. Born Feb. 15, 1942, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Hamilton and Lottie Mae Suddeth Liscomb. He was united in marriage to Aleta Jean Coggins on May …

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  • Linda Leonard

    JONESBORO — Linda Louise Leonard, 63, of Jonesboro died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in a Jonesboro hospital. Survivors include five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and five children. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist …

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  • Jeri Johnson

    HIGHLAND — Geraldine F. “Jeri” McNulty Johnson, 74, of Highland died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in a Mountain Home hospice. Born July 2, 1939, in DeSoto, Mo., she was the daughter of John Errol and Irene Ada Pierce Williams. She was a shoe cobbler and …

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  • Troy Jones

    Troy Lee Jones, 66, of Batesville died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1947, in Cord, he was the son of Troy D. and Doris Dorothy Henderson Jones. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of …

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  • Zorah Duncan

    Zorah Marie Beel Duncan, 80, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Dec. 23, 1932, in the Hutchinson Mountain community in Independ-ence County, was the daughter of George Washington and Fern Leon Candler Beel. She was a licensed practical nurse …

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  • Betty Carnett

    Betty Blake Carnett, 73, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born July 10, 1940, in Lawton, Mich., she was the daughter of Carl and Dortha Geer Blake. She worked for 17 years at Townsends and 16 years at J.K. Southerland …

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  • Buddy Brooks

    NEWARK — Verlin H. “Buddy” Brooks, 84, of Newark died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in Memphis. Born Aug. 21, 1929, near Guion, he was the son of Harrison “Shack” Brooks and Vinia Richardson Brooks. He married Laura Willeen Gardner on April 26, 1952, at Charlotte, …

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