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<p><strong>All smiles</strong>. Cody Harrel is greeted at home plate after his second home run against County Line Thursday. Harrel hit one out from both sides of the plate.</p>

Harrel Goes Deep From Both Sides Of Plate

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

Cody Harrel did what is believed to be a first for the Bearcat baseball player last Thursday when he went deep twice in a blowout win over County Line.

Multiple home run games are hardly...

<p>Double header sweep. Layton Robinson struck out 22 in eight innings and picked up two wins against Hackett Thursday.</p>

Rattlers Spank Hornets

Apr 23, 2014 10:27am

Lady Rattlers Take On Non League Foes

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 10:29am

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<p><strong>Protecting the ball</strong>. Dakoda Owens (42) keeps a defender at bay in a recent game for the Bearcats.</p>

Other Bearcats Fall To Booneville

Jan 21, 2014 6:05pm

Facing an undersized Mena team last Tuesday night, Booneville felt like they could do well rebounding. But what Cody Harrel was able to do was stupendous.

The senior ripped down 23 rebounds...

AGFC Joins National Wildlife Violator Compact

Jan 20, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission agreed Thursday to join the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.

Arkansas will officially join the compact of 38 states on July 1.


It’s No Joke: Snipe Hunting Is With Us

Jan 18, 2014 6:05am

There is still time to get in a snipe hunt this season. Make it several snipe hunts if you want.

Yes, snipe hunting in Arkansas. You need a shotgun, not a dupe and a sack.

Snipe season...

<p><strong>Fast break.</strong> Trevor Jones finishes this fast break play with a layup Friday night. Jones, a sophomore, scored 23 points to lead the Bearcats to a homecoming night win over Dardanelle.</p>

Jones Scores 23 In Homecoming Win

Jan 14, 2014 5:22pm

With the three-point shooting taking the night off last Friday, Booneville’s boys had to find another way to win against Dardanelle. They got it from Trevor Jones.

The sophomore post player...

<p><strong>Posting up.</strong> Cody Cherry muscles his way inside against Hartford Friday night.</p>

Lady Rattlers Coast During Homecoming Win

Jan 14, 2014 5:21pm

The Magazine Lady Rattlers didn’t score in the final quarter of their homecoming game against Hartford Friday night.

It didn’t matter, they led by 42 by then and Hartford closed the game on...

New Deer Record? Maybe A Little Short

Jan 11, 2014 8:05am

Arkansas deer hunting this season may fall short of setting a new record.

We still have a month and a half of bow hunting to go, but the number of archers in the field have dwindled to just...

<p>The above cartoon was created by seventh grade home school student Audra Bridge, who is the niece of Democrat editor Glenn M. Parrish. It is featured on the cover of a special section available in the Jan. 8 print edition of the Booneville Democrat, commemorating the 2013 Class 4A state champion Booneville Bearcats.</p>


Updated: Jan 07, 2014 10:16pm

The Jan. 8 edition of the Booneville Democrat contains a special section commemorating the Class 4A state champion Bearcat football team.

<p><strong>Like father, like son</strong>. Fullback Bryson May ran for 105 yards and scored two touchdowns. He also recovered a fumble that he caused while playing linebacker for defensive coordinator/father Ricky May.</p>

Sons Join Fathers As Champions

Jan 07, 2014 9:40pm

When that doctor asked me Son how did you get in this condition I said hey sawbones I’m just carryin’ on an old family tradition – Hank Williams, Jr.


<p><strong>Looking ahead.</strong> Bearcat head coach Scott Hyatt decides what play to call during the Class 4A state title against Warren at War Memorial Stadium, a game he thought might be possible several weeks before it happened.</p>

The Possibility Of Something Great

Jan 07, 2014 9:39pm

Any football coach worth his whistle will insist the schedule is played one — and only one — game at a time.

While he cannot do much about it when it comes to fans, coaches will also demand...

<p><strong>Playoff force</strong>. Shown on a 28-yard run against Warren above, Josh Smith (32) scored the first touchdown of the night for the Bearcats in each of the first four playoff games. Smith also kicked 19 extra points in the post season.</p>

169 Points Was Enough This Time

Jan 07, 2014 9:38pm

This time 169 points was enough.

In 2001 the Booneville Bearcats scored 169 points in five playoff games, but it wasn’t enough as the final 39 came in a six point loss to Warren in the state...

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