• Diane Haak

    GRANBURY, Texas — Diane Lynn Haak, 49, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Granbury, Texas. Born July 13, 1964, in Farmington, N.M., she was the daughter of Robert D. and Dorthy M. Kirkland Martin. She had lived in Granbury since 1994 and enjoyed spending time …

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  • Nettie Clark

    NEWPORT — Nettie Mross Clark, 92, of Newport, formerly of Weiner, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Born Feb. 6, 1922, in the Mildred Dorsey community of Jackson County, she was the daughter of Shelby Lee and Anner Lee Bradley Block. She was a homemaker and …

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  • Jeffrey Bain

    SEARCY — Jeffrey Lowell Bain, 53, of Searcy died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church in Searcy. Memorials may be made to lupus, breast cancer and depression awareness organizations and evangelistic missions. ——— www.cremationsofarkansas.com

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  • Tech takes two from BHS

    Greene County Tech’s Lady Eagles slowly pulled away in the second half, and then the Eagles dominated early on while sweeping the Batesville Lady Pioneers and Pioneers in 5A-East District basketball games in Pioneer Gym Friday night. Leading 21-11, the Lady Eagles led 30-15 after …

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  • BJHS girls advance

    PARAGOULD — The season will continue tonight for one Batesville Junior High basketball team. It ended for the other BJHS squad this past weekend. The Junior Lady Pioneers routed the Blytheville Junior Lady Chickasaws 53-16 in the 5A-East District Tournament Saturday afternoon at Paragould High …

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  • Eagles, Hornets push Pirates to limit in tourney

    GREERS FERRY — The 33-2 Concord Pirates were challenged in the semifinals of the 1A 2-South District game Friday as the West Side Greers Ferry Eagles pushed them to two overtimes before the Pirates could claim a 71-68 victory, and then the Pirates won 58-54 …

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  • Davidson, Layrock lead Scots on ‘Senior Day’

    The Lyon College women picked up their 20th win of the season and the men their 14th as the Scots swept the Benedictine-Springfield University Bulldogs Saturday in an Amercan Midwest Conference game at Becknell Gym. The Scot women dominated from tip off until the final …

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  • Scots win baseball series

    Senior shortstop Mark Armenteros finished off his big weekend with two more hits, a run batted in, four assists and three put outs as the Lyon College Scots defeated the Culver-Stockton Wildcats 5-2 on Scots Field Sunday, taking the weekend series 3-1. The Scots split …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Park Pirates (12-7, American Midwest Conference; 14-11 overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (16-3, 20-7) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Scot women, who locked up nothing lower than third-place in the final standings with a victory Saturday, defeated the Lady Pirates 76-64 when they met …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, February 24 – Thursday, February 27, 2014.

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  • Canadian men dominate hockey final; Russia tops medal table in gold, overall

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Olympic flame was snuffed out. No chance of that for the Canadian hockey team, champions again. The Sochi Games completed a 17-day run Sunday with Canada’s 3-0 victory over Sweden in the men’s hockey final, the last of 98 gold …

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  • Rain adds to Junior’s long wait at Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised down pit road, stopping just long enough for Rick Hendrick to climb halfway inside his window for the short lift to Victory Lane. Once there, Junior slipped from the beloved No. 88 Chevrolet, bounded past TV …

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