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Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015
Look for the Poll results in the next edition of the paper.
Do you feel increased funding for welfare programs could be better spent on education.
 No, there are too many needy people
 No, education funding is already wasted
 Yes, education helps to get better jobs
 Yes, welfare should also be limited

Third annual North Arkansas All-Star Basketball Classic (04/08/15)
Andrew Smith of Western Grove scored 25 points to lead the West to an 80-74 victory in the boys' game of the third annual North Arkansas All-Star Basketball Classic held on April 4 at Izard County High School in Brockwell. Smith scored 19 points in the second half to erase an eight point halftime West deficit (41-33) to garner MVP honors. ...
Cooper earns NAIA honor (04/08/15)
Former Highland standout and current Lyon College junior Bobie Jo Cooper was one of 118 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) women's golf student-athletes that has been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, according to the NAIA national office...
Salem pushes past Sloan-Hendrix (04/08/15)
Salem took advantage of 10 Sloan-Hendrix errors and Ashley Hall struck out 12 in the circle, propelling the Lady Greyhounds to a 9-2 win on the softball diamond in 2-2A play March 30 at I.T. Hill Field in Imboden. Hall was the winning pitcher, working all seven innings, giving up just five hits and one walk, while hitting one batter...
10th annual Grizzly All-Star Classic (04/08/15)
The 10th annual Grizzly All-Star Classic, hosted by the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly basketball program, was held April 4 at West Plains Civic Center. Players from Alton, Bakersfield, Bunker, Cabool, Couch, Dora, Eminence, Gainesville, Hartville, Houston, Koshkonong, Licking, Mansfield, Mountain View-Birch Tree Liberty, Mountain Grove, Norwood, Plato, Rolla, Salem, Summersville, Thayer, West Plains, Willow Springs, Mountain Home and Winona, were featured in the event...
Rebs get past Bears in eight (04/08/15)
There was plenty of drama to go around on Good Friday at the Ash Flat Ball Park. The homestanding Highland Rebels used a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge past Mammoth Spring, 4-3, in non-conference baseball action. The contest was knotted at 3-all after seven innings, requiring an extra frame to determine the outcome...
Comets top Blue Jays (04/08/15)
Alton only had three hits, but that was enough in a 15-0 win over Koshkonong in three innings of play on the baseball diamond March 31 in Alton. The Comets took advantage of 12 walks and four hit-batsmen in the contest and also stole home five times...
Viola knocks off Mammoth Spring (04/01/15)
The Mammoth Spring Bears managed to get plenty of runners on base - they placed eight runners on the sacks over the course of the first three innings. The problem was, they just couldn't bring any of those eight runners home in an 8-4 loss to Viola in an early 1A-2 North showdown on a blustery March 24 afternoon at Viola City Park...