Boston Marathon ceremonies begin

April 15, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings started with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony this morning at the site of the twin explosions, …

Sports Briefs

April 15, 2014 Pro basketball WASHINGTON — LeBron James’ only visible significant role was that of postgame heckler, interrupting Michael Beasley’s interview amid a loose, …

Newcomer, Treadway win 1040 titles

April 14, 2014 A familiar face crossed the finish line first among the women in the 1040 Tax Run 5K Saturday at Eagle Mountain Elementary, but first came …

Wallace collects $2,000 Com Cams feature race

April 14, 2014 LOCUST GROVE — Batesville’s Wendell Wallace won the $2,000-to-win feature race Friday in the Comp Cams Super Late Model Dirt Series at Batesville Motor Speedway, …

Lady Cougars rally past Lady Mustangs

April 14, 2014 BROCKWELL — With the game tied 2-all and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning, Izard County Lady Cougar Amanda Hutchins blasted …

Panthers slap down Pioneers

April 14, 2014 Led by the hitting and pitching of Michael Kramer, the Heber Springs Panthers defeated the Batesville Pioneers 9-4 Friday afternoon in a non-conference high school …