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Newport native Grant Black shines in 2022 AAA debut for Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KAIT) - A Newport native made his season debut in AAA Memphis Saturday night. Grant Black toed the rubber for the Redbirds in the fourth and fifth innings, tossing two scoreless innings against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He worked a perfect fourth with a strikeout, a groundout and...
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One hurt in Evening Shade accident

A one person was injured Wednesday afternoon in a Highway AW accident at Evening Shade, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Tpr. Cathryn Davis of the patrol said a northbound 2016 Hyundai Elantra operated by Deyvid R. Roman, 28, of Plato, turned into the path of a southbound 2018 GMC Yukon operated by Erica D. Stevens, 38, of Houston.
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Newport native Grant Black promoted to AAA Memphis

MEMPHIS (KAIT) - A Newport native is a step closer to The Show. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that pitcher Grant Black was promoted from Springfield to Memphis. Black had a stellar May and June in relief in AA. He had a stretch of 15 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run spanning May 14th to June 21st.
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Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC welcomes provider

The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC is welcoming Dr. Jerrod Anderson. Dr. Anderson (pictured) joins providers Janice Benton, APRN, and Whitney Melton, APRN. Jerrod Anderson, MD, received his medical degree from Windsor University School of Medicine in St. Kitts. He completed a Family Medicine residency at UAMS Northeast/St. Bernard’s Regional Medical...
BATESVILLE, AR
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Obituary: Eddie Joe Sample

Eddie Joe Sample, 67, of Pleasant Plains, departed this life on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, following a long illness. He was born on January 12, 1955, to Charlie and Leda Sample. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ruth and a son, Sean (Jeanette); grandsons, Hudson and Miles; bonus grandchildren, Gavin and Lenny Thomas, all of Pleasant Plains; sisters, Ramona (Shelby) Qualls of Mt. Pleasant and Helen Floyd of Searcy and brother, Charles Sample of Russellville.
PLEASANT PLAINS, AR
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Young motorcyclist killed in crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Lawrence County boy died early Tuesday morning when a car struck his motorcycle. Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened at 4:44 a.m. June 28 near the intersection of State Highways 115 and 117 in Smithville. The minor, who was not identified due to his...
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR
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Cave City mayor elected to Arkansas Municipal League position

Cave City Mayor Jonas Anderson was recently elected to serve as 1st vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League during its 88th annual convention in Little Rock. Anderson has served on the Executive Committee of the organization since 2018, and as vice president for District 1. “What a surprise, and...
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BACC Held Ribbon-Cutting for White River Softwash

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for White River Softwash. White River Softwash is a professional roof and exterior cleaning service specializing in softwash and pressure cleaning of concrete, roofs, gutters, windows, and exteriors for commercial and residential properties in North Central Arkansas. Serving many...
BATESVILLE, AR
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Construction on Highway 63 causing major delays

RAVENDEN, Ark. (KAIT) - You might want to think about leaving earlier for work in the morning if you drive along Highway 63. Drivers along the highway near Ravenden have been experiencing delays of up to 45 minutes, as Arkansas Department of Transportation crews are working to resurface the road.
RAVENDEN, AR
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Cunningham named Lyon College head baseball coach

Lyon College Athletic Director Kevin Jenkins announced on Wednesday that Justin Cunningham (pictured) will be the new Scots baseball head coach. Cunningham comes to Lyon College from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway where he had been the associate head baseball coach (this past season) and recruiting coordinator since 2017.
CONWAY, AR
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Cave City man dies in ATV accident on Antioch Road

A Cave City man was killed late Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident in Independence County. Sheriff Shawn Stephens said the victim, identified as Orvill L. Farris, 36, was driving a Honda all-terrain vehicle eastward on Antioch Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle, left the south side of the roadway, and overturned.
CAVE CITY, AR
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Gunderman joins board of Independence County Library

With a recommendation from County Judge Robert Griffin and approval from the quorum court, the Independence County Library Board welcomed Stacy L. Gunderman (pictured) on June 13, 2022. Gunderman, who will relinquish her leadership position on the Independence County Library Friends Foundation Board of Directors to accept this role, is...
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Obituary: William “Lee” Garrett

William “Lee” Garrett, age 56, of Cave City passed away June 27, 2022, in Batesville. He was born March 18, 1966, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Johnny and Lynda Garrett. He was employed at Custom Craft Poultry in Batesville. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his daughter and grandson and he loved the outdoors.
CAVE CITY, AR
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