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Dowell Transport keeps on truckin’ – Celebrates 40 years in business

Before his death Earl Dowell was adamant that his employees keep their jobs, and five years later his company has kept that commitment. Dowell was the founder of Dowell Transport Inc. and employees recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, remembering the man with a big heart and a great sense of humor. The business is now owned by Dowell’s children, Kerry …

In Other News

Justin and Jocelynn Flom: A magical couple

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1 dead in rollover

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Vehicle theft results in arrest

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Out-of-control teen taken from grandparents’ care

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Alleged toilet paper thief also snags headphones

Since she was going to steal the toilet paper, it seemed only reasonable to take some headphones, as well. That …

WRMC chef directs Café V

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Free movie to be screened

Movies in the Park activities will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Park Amphitheatre. The movie “Captain America: …

Council to recognize firefighter, former alderman

The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 tonight at city hall. The agenda includes recognition of firefighter Mark McCollum …

Sports

Southside slips by Cave City in volleyball

CAVE CITY — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 23-25, 25-15, 14-25, 25-13, 20-18, in a non-conference …

Scot men just four shots off lead in golf tourney

COVINGTON, Tenn. — A pair of Lyon College underclassmen shot identical 74 scores in the first round Monday as the …

Redskins win district golf crown

MELBOURNE — Led by medalist Blayne Sparks’ score of 5-over-par 77, the Pocahontas Redskins won the Class 4A-3 District Golf …

Tennis

Southside and Batesville split high school matches played Monday at Lyon College. The Lady Southerners won 5-3. The Pioneers won …

Reddie QB wins 12th GAC award

ARKADELPHIA (AP) — Henderson State’s Kevin Rodgers has been named the Great American Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week for …

Razorbacks aim to snap SEC losing streak

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — It’s good to be Bret Bielema these days at Arkansas. Exactly how long the good vibes can …

6th-ranked Aggies talking like they too have things to prove

DALLAS (AP) — Kenny Hill and sixth-ranked Texas A&M have started with the highest-scoring 4-game stretch in school history. The …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 23 – Saturday, September 27, 2014.