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Godframe sets benefit concert

CHICAGO — At a time when most young men are still trying to find their way, 25-year-old Terrence Ford knows the direction for his life — to follow God. A native of Batesville, Ford is a youth pastor at Victory Cathedral Worship Center in Chicago and a contemporary Christian artist known as Godframe. He will be in town to perform …

In Other News

Montgomery attorneys to appeal

Attorneys who were on the losing end of one of the largest civil court cases last week say they plan …

Semi overturns, damages property

DESHA — State police, Ozark Mountain Poultry and Entergy Arkansas crews remained on scene at a one-vehicle accident for about …

Gerald Meacham wore variety of hats

Some friends you keep for life. Gerald Meacham was the kind of guy people were naturally drawn to, and if …

Man accused of harassment, terroristic threatening

MELBOURNE — An Izard County man was arrested. Jay Jay Massey, 50, of Calico Rock was arrested April 8 for …

County offices closed; trash will run

All Independence County offices will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday, according to County Judge Robert Griffin. However, …

Woman with gun arrested in factory

NEWPORT — A Jackson County woman is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment after she reportedly walked into …

Backhoe operator killed in wreck

McGEHEE (AP) — Authorities say a backhoe operator was killed in southeast Arkansas when a truck crashed into him. Arkansas …

Bryant schools evacuated after threat found

BRYANT (AP) — School and police officials in Bryant say no bomb was found and a juvenile is in custody …

Sports

Midland thrashes Shirley twice

PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland Lady Mustangs improved to 8-1 in the district and moved into a tie for first …

T-wolves knock off undefeated Bobcats

NEWARK — Ethan Weaver improved to 6-1 on the season as the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves walloped the undefeated Walnut Ridge …

Lyon College softball team keeps tourney hopes alive

COLUMBIA, Mo. — It all comes down to the next four conference games for the Lyon College softball team The …

State champ hoop team includes area players

The Arkansas Lady Tarheels, a youth-league basketball team based out of Searcy, recently won an Arkansas State HoopPlay Tournament championship …

Lyon cager earns national scholar award

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Lyon College senior Alex Davidson is one of 128 NAIA Division I women’s basketball players to be …

Pioneers strike back, win 6-4 in Wynne

WYNNE — Down 2-0 in the early going, the Batesville Pioneers struck for five goals in the first half and …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, April 16 – Friday, April 18, 2014.

Federer would skip French Open for fatherhood

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with …