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Cushman employees celebrate 30 years

EVENING SHADE — If you lived in the Evening Shade area 30 years ago, summer jobs were hard to find. John Davis and Mike Johnson considered themselves lucky when they got a job at Cushman Electric. “We thought it would be a good summer job. It’s been a long summer, 30 years later we’re still here,” Davis said following a …

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Sports

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Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, August 20 – Saturday, August 23, 2014.

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