• Chiyoko Gephart

    Chiyoko M. Morita Gephart, 86, of Batesville, formerly of Chicago, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in a local hospital. Born Jan. 11, 1927, in Tokyo, Japan, she was the daughter of Syojiro and Koma Komoda Morita. In 1972 she moved to Arkansas with her second …

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  • Cloyce Wilcox – Corrected

    Cloyce Naomi Wilcox, 82, of Batesville died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in a local hospital. Born Dec. 29, 1930, in Searcy, she was the daughter of Theodore and Ina Meharg Beaver. She was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and a member of the Roosevelt …

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  • James Floyd

    MOUNTAIN HOME — James Demelee Floyd, 83, of Mountain Home died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 in Brownsburg, Ind. Born June 26, 1930 at Bandmill, he was the son of Lindsey L. Floyd and Anna Morgan Floyd. He married V. Roberta Helm on July 7, 1951 …

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  • “E.A.” Evans Allen Reeves (Reves) – Paid Obituary

    Pastor “E.A.” Evans Allen Reeves (Reves), Age 67, of Cabot went to be with his Lord on November 10, 2013, in Little Rock. He was born on December, 5, 1945, in Batesville to the late Owen Lee and Margret Maynard Reeves. He is preceded in …

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  • State runners-up

    The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz finished second in the Class 3 State Cross Country Meet in Hot Springs on Saturday. Team members are: (front row, left to right) Jewlia Anglum, Bailey George, Mason Downing, Jordan Webb, (middle row) Emma Shinn, Lindsey Wetzel, Layne Sargeson, Emily Gardner, …

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  • Visitors edge Scot men in ragged cage opener

    The Lyon College Scots could have used a little less time Tuesday night in Becknell Gymnasium, but they need more time for the long haul, asked their new basketball coach. In a game that was tied 16 times and saw nine lead changes, the Scots …

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  • Cave City sweeps at Heber Springs in high school basketball openers

    HEBER SPRINGS — Cave City’s Grant Walling hit two free throws with five seconds left to lift the Cavemen over the Heber Springs Panthers 59-58 in Tuesday’s season opener. “We were down by four with 30 seconds left and fouled,” Cave City Jimmy Hodges said. …

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  • Coach shuffle not likely for SEC football in 2014

    Some Florida fans may be a little disappointed to hear this right now, but there’s a good chance no Southeastern Conference coach will be fired this season. That doesn’t happen very often. The last time was 2009, but that’s only if you count Phillip Fulmer’s …

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  • Big changes may be coming in MLB

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Marlon Byrd moved across Pennsylvania to Philadelphia. Tampa Bay is considering daring moves, and so is Texas. And the New York Yankees, as always, plan to be in the mix for some big-time deals. As the offseason market for trades and …

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  • No. 1 Wildcats fall to Spartans, 78-74

    CHICAGO (AP) — Seeing the Kentucky players crying in the locker room was exactly what John Calipari wanted. The much-hyped and top-ranked Wildcats were humbled 78-74 by No. 2 Michigan State in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night. Julius Randle nearly pulled off a comeback …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Two championships and eight successful seasons in Boston brought Terry Francona exactly zero first-place votes in Manager of the Year balloting. It took him one year with the surprising Cleveland Indians to bag the prize. Francona and Clint Hurdle …

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  • Unseen scars often as painful as the ones seen

    Editor’s note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.   In economics, the first lesson I teach my pupils is the lesson of things that are seen and things that are not seen. Actions produce some effects that are readily apparent and others that are not. …

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