• Tommy Miles

    FRANKLIN — Tommy Lynn Miles, 53, of Franklin died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Batesville. Born Nov. 29, 1959 in Camden, he was the son of Jim Ottis Miles and Alta Lee Walker Miles. He was united in marriage to Stacy Marshall Moore on July …

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  • Aleta Liscomb

    MELBOURNE — Aleta Jean Coggins Liscomb, 67, of Melbourne died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at her home. Born June 3, 1946, she was the daughter of Jeff Coggins and Ora Housdan Coggins. She was united in marriage to Rudolph Liscomb on May 5, 1965 in …

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  • Four to be added to Lyon Hall of Fame

    Lyon College Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins has announced that four former student-athletes of the institution will be inducted into the Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 16. Three former basketball players and a cross country/track standout will make up the Class of …

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  • Top-ranked Texan, another big lineman from Hector join Scots

    Just days after signing its first Texas high school football player, Lyon College football Coach Kirk Kelley announced the signing of No. 1-ranked Allen High School linebacker Zack Bishop to an NAIA letter of intent, and the signing of another in-state lineman. Bishop is the …

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  • New Longhorn athletic director plays down need for changes

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson said Thursday he doesn’t intend to “make change just for the sake of making change” at the nation’s wealthiest athletic department and he didn’t discuss specific Longhorns’ sports during his job interview. “I …

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  • No. 10 LSU visiting No. 1 ’Bama still tops SEC’s Week 10 matchups

    Here’s a look at five things to watch as the Southeastern Conference enters Week 10 of the season: Game of the week: No. 10 LSU at No. 1 Alabama. The Western Conference showdown is still must-see TV even if the matchup lost a little luster …

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  • Stanford jolts Oregon, Bowl Championship Series race

    STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford is a breeding ground for innovators and inventors, home to the ingenious and industrious. So it’s tempting to look at the Cardinal’s 26-20 victory against No. 2 Oregon, their second straight victory against a team that has been otherwise unbeatable over …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Martin’s new attorney says the Miami Dolphins tackle endured harassment from teammates that went far beyond the traditional locker room hazing, including a malicious physical attack and daily vulgar comments. The allegations were made in a statement Thursday …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 8 – Saturday, November 9, 2013.

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  • Community, friends, strangers rally around ailing preschooler

    STRAWBERRY — When Jeffrey and Holly Massey got the news that their little boy Rhett had cancer, they never imagined the blessings that could come from such a diagnosis. But support has poured in from all around the country to show the Strawberry natives that …

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  • Runaway teens reported

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the assistance of the public in locating two juvenile runaways. The first is 16-year-old Matthew Bullock, described as a white male, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair, blue eyes, and a faded scar …

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  • Missing woman found safe

    An Oklahoma woman reported missing after reportedly last using her debit card in Batesville has been found safe. Kristin Crawford, 38, was located in southern California and “she’s OK,” according to Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Ken Vanduser. “I was able to speak to her …

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