• Earlene McMullin

    Earlene Meachum McMullin, 88, of Batesville died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Batesville. Born Jan. 28, 1926, in Tampa, Fla., she was the daughter of Lonnie Jefferson Meachum and Zela Ann Allen Meachum. She was a 1943 graduate of Batesville High School. She was a …

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  • Southside bowlers win twice

    The Southside boys and girls high school bowling teams swept Flippin at Hollywood Bowl on Friday, winning 7-6 and 7-3. The Southerners won 532-468, 484-435, 401-396 and 441-354 in singles, and Flippin won 168-167 and 133-106 in Baker’s  team games. Tyler Whitson led the Southerners …

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  • Tech cagers sweep BHS

    PARAGOULD — The Greene County Tech Lady Eagles fended off the Batesville Lady Pioneers in the second half and the Eagles broke away from the Pioneers in the second half for a 5A-East District high school basketball sweep here Friday night. The Lady Eagles held …

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  • Scot women keep winning; men’s streak snapped at 6

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — Trailing Park by three points at halftime, the Lyon College women’s basketball team exploded in the final 20 minutes, hitting 70 percent of its shots from the field as the Scots outscored the Pirates 45-30 for a convincing 76-64 victory Saturday afternoon. …

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  • Visiting Hillcrest Eagles sweep in Pleasant Plains

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Hillcrest Screamin’ Eagles demolished the Midland Mustangs 64-47 Thursday in a non-district game as Coleman Evans led with a game-high 30 points. Randall Scott chipped in 10 points for the 16-8 Eagles. Evan Doyle grabbed 10 rebounds as the Eagles led …

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  • Oklahoma diamondmen win 2 of 3 against Scots

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Lyon College junior shortstop Griffin Glaude hit his second and third doubles of the season and senior pitcher Ben Neyen worked a complete-game 6-hitter on Saturday as the Scots avoided a baseball sweep with a 4-3 victory in the opener of doubleheader …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, January 3, 2014.

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  • Seattle’s super ‘D’ dominates Super Bowl

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night. The Seahawks stayed true to their mantra to …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl in the nation’s most congested region confounded skeptics on the first count, as unseasonably warm temperatures served as a pleasant backdrop for Sunday’s NFL title game. But long delays leaving MetLife Stadium …

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  • Lessons from Blue Suede the fish (Part 2)

    What a few weeks it’s been. My last column had me sharing the woes of a sick betta fish and how I felt incompetent to care for a creature that turns out to be more than what is advertised in the pictures on the tiny …

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  • Ark. man holds record for executions

    George Maledon carried out more than 60 legal executions at Fort Smith, as ordered by Judge Isaac Parker between 1872 and 1894. He seemed to enjoy his job. Maledon was born in Germany in 1830 and migrated to the United States as a child, with …

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