• Luke Bradley Foss

    Joshua and Cara Foss of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Feb. 28, 2014. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 1.9 ounces and has been named Luke Bradley Foss. Grandparents are Kurt and Chalee Mourer, Damon and Tisha …

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  • Lillian Joy Williams

    Kevin and Kelly Williams, Joshua, Micah, Kaleb and Naomi of Mountain View have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on March 1, 2014. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Lillian Joy Williams. Grandparents …

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  • Harper Grayce Dockins

    Travis and Kimberly Dockins of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on March 2, 2014. The baby weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Harper Grayce Dockins. Grandparents are Tony and Jill Dockins and Pat and …

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  • James Kyler McKown

    Tyler McKown and Kayla Gilmer of Sulphur Rock have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on March 2, 2014. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 10.7 ounces and has been named James Kyler McKown. Grandparents are B.J. Norris, Randell Gilmer and …

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  • California pushes to finish driverless car rules

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is trying to do something unusual in this age of rapidly evolving technology: get ahead of a big new development before it goes public. By the end of the year, the Department of Motor Vehicles must write rules to regulate …

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  • Nancy Henry

    Nancy Jo Henry, 68, of Batesville died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Searcy. Born Aug. 22, 1945, in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Melvin and Rachel Bowers Winters. She was an office manager for Batesville Health and Rehabilitation. She was a believer in God. …

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  • Bill Grigsby

    CAVE CITY — Bill Grigsby, 70, of Cave City died Monday, March 10, 2014, at his home. Born Sept. 18, 1943, in O’Neal, he was the son of Ernest Neil Grigsby and Lena Jeane Wright Grigsby. He was of the Baptist faith and was a …

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  • Sterling Lowmiller

    Sterling Lowmiller, 88, of Batesville died Monday, March 10, 2014, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Parkville, Mo., he was the son of Claude Sterling Lowmiller Sr. and Bertha Fickle Lowmiller. He served as a code breaker in the U.S. Army during …

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  • Todd Huskey

    HAYS, Kan. — Billy Todd Huskey, 40, of Hays, Kan., died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Hays. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Willis Funeral Service Chapel in Batesville with Jared Cook officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery at Royal. …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Voters said no to same-sex marriage Dear editor: Seventy-five percent of Arkansas voters voted to pass the General Assembly and a State Constitutional Amendment that not only bans same-sex marriage, but it prohibits the recognition of legal marriages conducted in other states and countries. To …

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  • Old-fashioned names making a comeback

    Get this: Old-fashioned baby names are beginning to make a comeback. That was the finding of BabyCenter, a digital resource for parenting and pregnancy, which released the top 100 baby names for 2013. Some of the names at the top of the list are oldies …

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  • Lumps, skin lesions, though scary, shouldn’t be cause for worry

    You notice a lump on your child’s neck. Was it there yesterday? Where did it come from? The average parent’s mind begins to race, and it isn’t long before they’re consulting Dr. Google. The good news is that the lump is probably not a threat …

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