• Cave City Bass Club to meet Feb. 17

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Citizens Bank Annex to elect officers and set and approve the 2014 tournament schedule, according to a news release. The 2013 officers along with their telephone numbers were …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Walter W. and Ona (Taylor) Fudge family were recognized in the Izard County Historian in 1989. This photo was taken Easter Sunday in 1946. First row (left to right) Lucy Clark (the aunt who raised Karr Shannon); Janet Dixon Newton;  Walter W. Fudge, father; …

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  • Scots take two from Owls

    FULTON, Mo. — The Lyon College women won thanks to a reserve’s career shooting night and all the Scot men were on target Thursday night against their hosts. In the end, that added up to a hard-fought 52-47 victory for the Scot women against the …

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  • Fourth, fifth Batesville Pioneers line up with Lyon Scot football

    The fourth former Batesville Pioneer football player recently signed with the Lyon College Scots, the fifth is set to sign on Tuesday and Lyon Coach Kirk Kelley hopes it doesn’t stop there. “We want to tap into Batesville’s program hard, because we know that their …

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  • Concord sweeps Rural Special in final district games

    FOX — The Concord High School basketball program completed its 1A 2-South District season on winning notes Thursday as both teams defeated Rural Special. The Pirates continued their run of dominating teams with a 75-36 shellacking of the Rebels. Concord led 20-9, 47-14 and 70-24 …

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  • Local gymnast wins title at tourney in Paragould

    PARAGOULD — Kenlee Manis, a Level 2 competitor for Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Center, won an all-around championship and the center’s Level 4 team finished second at the Champions Women’s Invitational last weekend. Competing in the 5- to 6-year-old age group, Manis won the vault …

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  • Izard County bowlers qualify for state tourney

    CABOT — The Izard County girls and boys bowling teams qualified for the 1A-3A State Bowling Tournament Thursday after the Lady Cougars finished third and the Cougars fifth in the 1A-3A East Conference Tournament at the All-Family Bowling Center in Cabot. The Lady Cougars finished …

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  • Razorbacks drop another close one

    COLUMBIA, MO. — Missouri has won just two of its past five games; but both victories have come at Arkansas’ expense. The Tigers beat the Razorbacks 86-85 on Thursday night in Mizzou Arena before an announced crowd of 12,362 to break a 3-game losing streak, …

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  • Fishing hobby becomes business for teen

    FORT SMITH (AP) — A Barling teenager with an affection for fishing is turning his favorite pastime into a future. Garret McMahan, a sophomore at Northside High School, sells hand-painted bass lures with aspirations of one day owning a bait and tackle store. “If I’m …

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  • A ‘cool’ concept: Arkansas natives teaching in Alaska

    JONESBORO (AP) — For many, the first year of marriage is an adjustment — new address, new phone number, new name and new experiences associated with shared life. Understanding the culture shock that accompanies the feelings of the honeymoon phase, imagine adding the variable of …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 14 – Sunday, February 16, 2014.

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  • J.C. Duggins

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — J.C. Duggins, 83, of North Little Rock died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in North Little Rock. Born Feb. 18, 1930, in Flippin, he was the son of William and Lucy McCracken Duggins. He was united in marriage to Joyce Pruitt on …

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