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Library OKs change orders, ’18 budget

The Independence County Library Board formally approved seven changes requested by the contractors renovating the Barnett Building, the future location of the library. It …

Pardon request denied

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Parole Board has denied a pardon request for a man with multiple convictions, according to officials at the parole …

Sports

Junior Pioneers rout Nettleton

The Batesville Junior Pioneers used a powerful offense and stout defense to lead them to an easy victory on Thursday as they routed the …

Pioneers take on improved Raiders

It’s back to Jonesboro tonight as the Batesville Pioneers will open 5A-East Conference action by taking on the Nettleton Raiders. For the second …

Lady Pioneers sweep MH again

Batesville senior Tera Culp slammed down 14 kills and blocked two to lead the Lady Pioneers to another 3-0 sweep of the Mountain Home Lady …

UA desperate to end struggles vs. A&M

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has had his share of struggles in the Southeastern Conference since leaving Wisconsin following the 2012 season. None have …

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 22 - Saturday, September 23, 2017.