Lofton to speak at FB meeting

Forrest City High School Mustangs Basketball Coach Dwight Lofton will be the guest speaker at the annual St. Francis County Farm Bureau’s meeting and dinner Thursday night.

Astin suffers seventh loss

The Kane County Cougars hit three homers and used solid pitching to defeat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 7-2 on Friday night.

After 63 years, Lyon holds first practice

BATESVILLE — The first college football team to hit the field at Lyon College in 63 years received a warm welcome from nearly 200 fans Wednesday night when the Scots officially began training camp with a light, but aggressive workout at the Scots Practice Facility.

Blazers make it two in a row by winning home tourney

JONESBORO — Valley View made it look almost too easy Wednesday by rolling to an easy victory in their home tournament on their home course – the Blazer Invitational at RidgePointe Country Club.

LLWS series starts Thursday

The 68th Little League Baseball World Series is set to begin on Thursday, Aug. 14, in South Williamsport, Pa.