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Armed burglary suspect arrested

Jessica Barber A Rosie woman is facing felony commercial burglary, theft and misdemeanor criminal mischief after she admitted to burglarizing …

Checkpoints held

The Independence County Sheriff’s Office held sobriety checkpoints Saturday at three different locations. At the first location there were 118 contacts, four citations …

Man drowns while swimming

LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old man has drowned in northeastern Arkansas. The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office reported Robert William Hollyfield …

Ozarka extends registration hours

MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will offer extended registration hours for the upcoming fall semester on Tuesday evenings in the month of July. All campus …

Sports

Mtn. Home Hopper sweeps Bankers

MOUNTAIN HOME — The Hopper Environmental Services Junior American Legion baseball team did all of its scoring in the second inning and held off …

WR Foundation sets fundraising record

The team of David Bell-Danny Bell-J.D. Allen-Arch Jones won the scramble golf tournament on The Course at Eagle Mountain, but the White River Health …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, June 28 - Sunday, July 2, 2017.

Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was …

Baylor confirms NCAA investigation

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that …