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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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Arkansas state prison inmate found dead in cell

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Moorefield to discuss sales tax

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Free prostate cancer screening to be held

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Chamber announces coloring contest

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Evening Shade gets grant

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Sports

Cave City juniors, seniors to host v-ball scrimmages

CAVE CITY — Cave City High School is scheduled to host benefit volleyball scrimmages for junior high teams tonight and …

Scot men aim for return to winning soccer form

After posting more wins than any other Lyon College men’s soccer team in the 12-year history of the program two …

Davis boosts argument to pay players

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Stewart skips 3rd Sprint Cup race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race …

SEC strives to improve fan experience at games

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Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, August 21 – Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Sports Briefs

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Southside, Highland split high school golf matches

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