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3 jailed for battery

MELBOURNE — Three people have been arrested in the past week for battery and other charges, according to the Izard County Sheriff’s Office.

Churches to host meals

A community Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, located at Sixth and Main streets …

Food safety for the Thanksgiving holiday

LITTLE ROCK — As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner may give rise to anxieties and questions. A few simple steps will …

Thanksgiving closings announced

The Independence County Library will be closed Thursday-Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Batesville City Hall and the Water Utility administrative offices will be …

Sports

Mustangs, Lady Mustangs sweep Bradford

PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland Mustangs bounced back from their first defeat of the season by defeating the Bradford Eagles 58-43 on Monday. The Mustangs’ …

All-Arkansas Preps Golf Team

Izard County junior Mikayla Kish was named to the All-Arkansas Preps Golf Team for 2017-18, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Kish recently won the …

Lyon College tourney tips Dec. 4

The Southside Southerners and the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets both return plenty of firepower this year to defend their titles at the 36th …

Scots place 20 on All-CSFL teams

WACO, Texas — The Central States Football League (CSFL) announced Monday its All-CSFL selections for the 2017 season. The Lyon College football team landed …

Lyon women take on CMU

Two top 15 programs will face off against each other today when the 14th-ranked Lyon College women’s basketball team takes on No. 15 Central …

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 21 - Sunday, November 26, 2017.

Bielema hopes Arkansas remains constant

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen fought back tears as he answered questions about the 28-21 loss to Mississippi State. His emotion showed …