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Cool weather helps attendance – Maggie Rose headlines water carnival

Cool weather greeted attendees at the 71st annual White River Water Carnival at Riverside Park on Saturday that offered a full day of family fun including a concert by a Nashville star, the crowning of a new Bone Collector, drag boat races on the river, a talent show and more. It was country singer Maggie Rose’s first time in town …

In Other News

Remains found

When a 49-year-old Thida man decided to go on a fishing trip Saturday afternoon, he didn’t catch any fish. Instead, …

Man drinking beer, waving gun, arrested

Waving a gun in front of his ex-wife’s house while drinking a beer got a Davis Lane man a trip …

Former deputy shot to death

VAN BUREN (AP) — Crawford County authorities said Sunday there is not yet an arrest in the shooting death of …

Event set for this weekend

MOUNTAIN VIEW — The 13th annual Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour will take place Friday through Sunday, according to …

Alderman applications sought

The city of Batesville is still taking applicants for Ward 3 (Westside) alderman, following the recent resignation of Fred Krug. …

Ozarka plans blood drive

MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 …

Water authority to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the Pfeiffer Public Water Authority Board will be held at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the …

Airport reschedules meeting

The Batesville Airport Commission has rescheduled its regular monthly meeting to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the airport terminal building.

Sports

Pioneers start surge earlier, thrash Lions 51-7

The Batesville Pioneers got rolling a little earlier, and their coach is hoping that’s a trend. The Pioneers scored two …

Timberwolves, Bearkatz win

NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season as they crushed the Rector Cougars …

Scot soccer teams win, tie, stay unbeaten in AMC

Jack Hayes led a second-half comeback for the Lyon College men’s soccer team as he rebounded a missed free kick …

BJHS wins 14th straight; Walls collects 200th win

SEARCY — A personal milestone was reached Thursday night when the Batesville Junior Pioneers dominated the Searcy Cubs 41-22 in …

Pioneers, Cavemen shooting at 2-0

Searcy-at-Batesville and Melbourne-at-Cave City are set to provide nearby looks at season-opening high school football winners tonight. The Searcy Lions …

Southside, Cedar Ridge, Melbourne juniors win

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners hung another zero on an opponent at Stewart Field Thursday night. Southside defeated the …

Cavewomen fall 3-1 to Lady Warriors

CAVE CITY — The Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 25-13, 25-20, 24-26, 25-13 Thursday in a …

Lyon College football coach reveals plans for scrimmage

Exactly one month after his players reported for fall training camp, Lyon College Coach Kirk Kelley will see what kind …