• Asle Farrah Mohamed

    Nassir and Christina Mohamed, Antonio and Matelynn of Heber Springs have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on May 7, 2014. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and has been named Asle Farrah Mohamed. Grandparents are Yolanda …

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  • Patrick Ronald O’Neill

    Nathan and Jessica O’Neill and Ellery of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on May 7, 2014. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Patrick Ronald O’Neill. Grandparents are Mike and Cathy …

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  • KaeLeigh Michelle Russell

    Brandi M. Russell-Pearson of Batesville has announced the birth of a daughter at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center in Little Rock on May 1, 2014. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named KaeLeigh Michelle Russell. Grandparents are …

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  • Isabelle Alexandra Geary

    Laura and Dr. Fonzie Geary II and Fonzie III of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on May 8, 2014. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5.9 ounces and has been named Isabelle Alexandra Geary. Grandparents are …

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  • Turner Cash Bell

    Derek and Paige Bell of Cave City have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on May 8, 2014. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Turner Cash Bell. Grandparents are Ron and Vicki Canard, Perry and …

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  • Graduations always make me cry

    Was I the only preschooler who had to wear a cap and gown for graduation? Do preschoolers have graduation anymore? In recent weeks I’ve heard and seen (on Facebook) where some parents are shocked to find their children are being asked to wear the attire, …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    ‘Difference’ matters When asked about the terrorist attack against our embassy in Benghazi, Mrs. Clinton’s reply was, “What difference, at this point, does it make?” In my humble opinion, it makes all the difference in the world. We can illustrate that by applying the same …

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  • Politically correct 9/11 museum ignores truth

    The National September 11 Memorial and Museum, recently dedicated by President Obama, has been fraught with controversy from the beginning. As one cultural historian summed it up, the museum has too many stakeholders trying to achieve too many irreconcilable goals. Among the cross purposes are …

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  • Lady Mustangs advance to 1A title game

    MOUNTAIN HOME – The Midland Lady Mustangs faced an all-too familiar foe Saturday in the semifinals of the Class 1A State Tournament, and they defeated their district rival for the third time this season. Midland counted on great pitching and timely hitting in their 6-3 …

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  • Vilonia KOs Batesville in state tournaments

    JACKSONVILLE — Vilonia ended Batesville’s seasons in high school softball and baseball here Friday morning. Led by senior pitcher Leah Thomason and sophomore pitcher Sydney Wader, the Lady Eagles fended off the Lady Pioneers for a 3-1 decision in the first round of the Class …

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  • Cave City cookout for junior athletes slated for Tuesday

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Junior High Athletic Cookout is scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m., according to Cave City Coach Crystal Bradley. All seventh-grade and junior high athletes and their parents are welcome to attend.

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  • Cossatot River Eagles down Southerners in Class 4A State Tournament for soccer

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Cossatot River Eagles knocked the Southside Southerners out of the Class 4A State Tournament for soccer, winning 3-1 at Burns Park. Kamil Kopyto scored the Southerners’ lone goal came in the second half. He was assisted by Riley Moss. “It …

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