• Levi Matthew Harris

    Mark and Heather Harris, Cheyanne, Melayne, Elijah, Gideon, Samuel, Isaac and Malachi of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 1, 2014. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4.4 ounces and has been named Levi Matthew …

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  • Karver Huck Caraway

    Hunter and Whitney Caraway, Knewt and Klara of Sidney have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 2, 2014. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Karver Huck Caraway. Grandparents are Vicki Watson, …

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  • Ally Marie Johnson

    Maurice and Whitney Johnson and Alexis of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on June 2, 2014. The baby weighed 10 pounds, 2.2 ounces and has been named Ally Marie Johnson. Grandparents are Tony and Georgie …

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  • Edith Mae Jackson

    LOCUST GROVE — Edith Mae Daniels Jackson, 71, of Locust Grove died Thursday, June 5, 2014. Born May 16, 1943, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Ernest and Ollie Turner Daniels. She was retired from Brown Jordan where she worked for more than …

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  • Billie Manley

    Billie Laverne Manley, 89, of Batesville, formerly of Greenville, Texas, died May 29, 2014, at her home. Born May 2, 1925, in Greenville, she was the daughter of Henry and Mary M. Morrison Williams. She married Ralph E. Manley on Aug. 24, 1946, in Rockwall, …

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  • Barbara Jo Burress

    MEMPHIS — Barbara Jo Rolen Burress, 78, of Memphis, formerly of Mammoth Spring, died Thursday, June 5, 2014. Born July 22, 1935, at Mammoth Spring, she was the daughter of Herschel Rolen and Doris Young. She was a member of the Colonial Cumberland Presbyterian Church …

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  • Nora Gray

    SOUTHSIDE — Nora Gray, 82, of Southside died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her home. Born March 24, 1932, in Stone County, she was the daughter of Grover Cleveland Miller and Oma Manda Tennessee Fulks Miller. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working in the …

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  • Edith Saffell

    SAFFELL — Edith Avanell Saffell, 85, of Saffell died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at a local hospital. The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church as Saffell with R.J. Akers officiating. Burial followed in Union Cemetery at Saffell under …

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  • Asking for help isn’t always easy

    Asking for help isn’t always easy. For some it comes naturally, but for those who consider themselves independent, it can seem like a sign of weakness and inability to cope. However, there are some we perceive as those who rely on others’ help, like a …

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  • Larry Thompson

    MOOREFIELD — Larry Thompson, 69, of Moorefield died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at a Little Rock hospital. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville with Leonard Tharp officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Stop Clean Line energy Dear editor: I am writing to warn the citizens of your county of a coming monster called Plains and Eastern Clean Line electrical transmission line. We in western Arkansas have been meeting with Clean Line Energy for over a year now. …

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  • Privacy 2014: Is there a ‘right to be forgotten’?

    Everyone seems to like privacy, so much so that we often expand the term into the social concept of “privacy rights,” indicating that privacy isn’t just a good thing but something to which we are all entitled. This begs an important question: “To what degree …

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