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Law enforcement responds to school after shooting One fatality reported, said to be self inflicted

Mortar Board initiates 30 new members

Batesville student named FFA state officer

Graduate publishes research in JAMA, featured on CNN

Southside street sign theft

Gerald Wheeler

Gerald Wayne Wheeler, 71, of Batesville passed away on Tuesday,. . .

Richard Middleton

Richard Everett Middleton, 72, of Pleasant Plains passed away on. . .

Alvin Wiles

Alvin Wiles, 86, of Sidney, Arkansas, died April 18. Funeral. . .

Virginia McManners

Virginia Lorene McManners (a.k.a. "Jinx" or "Granny Jingles"). . .

Lorie Jones

Lorie Jones, 88, of Williford died Friday, April 19,. . .

Citizens Bank celebrates 66th anniversary with ribbon cutting; hundreds turn out for event

Photos by Kris Caraway

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (at left) speaks to the large crowd gathered outside Citizens Bank's new headquarters on Monday.

Sixty-six years to the day that a handful of Batesville citizens were successful in forming and opening the first Citizens Bank of Batesville, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was the guest speaker at the bank's new headquarters

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Lady Pioneers reach 20-victory mark

Scott McDonald

Batesville's Caeley Wood runs to third base while Flippin second baseman Hope Rackley (background) tries to throw her out during the Lady Pioneers 10-6 victory Monday afternoon. Wood wound up scoring on the play as Rackley's throw was off and missed third baseman Kylie Coroch.

By Scott McDonald Guard Sports Editor
The Batesville Lady Pioneers picked up their 20th victory of the season -- also grabbing their sixth straight win -- on Tuesday in beating the visiting Flippin Lady Bobcats 10-6 in. . . more »

After 33 years of service, librarian and Lyon alumna ready to retire

Relax, people! They're just cookies

Just as my annual diet has begun showing promise, my greatest obstacle to success is upon me: Girl Scout Cookie season has begun.
My problem with Girl Scout Cookies is personal. But, like everything else in our culture, some people have moral or. . .

April 2019