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Ghost roams Back in Time

One day while closing up and turning off the lights at her business, Linda Jobe was told to wait as there were still customers on the second floor of her antique shop, Back in Time Antiques. An employee’s husband who was there to pick up his wife insisted there were still customers on the second floor because he saw a …

In Other News

Ex-teacher facing new sex charges

MELBOURNE — Additional charges have been filed against Robert Norton of Sage involving more sex crimes against children, according to …

Range offers glowing Halloween targets

Trap shooters of all ages are invited to a glow-in-the-dark Halloween shoot Friday and Saturday night at the Independence County …

Traffic stops turn up drugs; two Hot Springs men jailed

Clocked at 78 miles per hour in a 60 mph zone, two Hot Springs men were jailed Friday night following …

Angel Tree application deadline is Friday

Friday is the deadline for turning in applications for children living in Independence County to receive Christmas gifts from the …

Forgery arrests made

MELBOURNE — A Norfolk woman was arrested Monday on several charges relating to her purchasing two new chain saws from …

E-Shade road to be closed

EVENING SHADE — Beginning Monday, Silver Springs Road at Whaley Creek Crossing near Evening Shade will be closed for bridge …

CC fall festival raises $13K

CAVE CITY — The Cave City School District’s annual fall festival held earlier this month raised more than $13,000, Superintendent …

1st freeze of season likely

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Trick-or-treating may get a little chilly in much of Arkansas this week as the coldest temperatures …

Sports

Oz keeps answering football teammate’s call

In the eighth-grade, a Junior Pioneer teammate made a great call on Osvaldo Espericueta. “Coach Walls asked if any of …

BHS joins 5A-East’s Final 4 showing

JONESBORO — Now, for that Valley View volleyball blaze. Wednesday, the Batesville Lady Pioneers blanked the Morrilton Lady Devil Dogs …

Unbeaten BJHS hosts Tech for home finale

The Batesville Junior Pioneers are two wins away from their second straight undefeated season and 5A-East District title, and tonight …

’Katz need win over Colts to improve playoff path

With two games remaining, the Melbourne Bearkatz are set to play their regular-season home finale Friday in a key 3A-3 …

Scot v-ballers win, lose in Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE — Lyon College’s Olivia Iriana produced a double-double against Central Baptist Wednesday night to help the Scots finish with …

Ronnie Coots scores another hole-in-one

In short order, Ronnie Coots aced another golf hole, but this one didn’t pay nearly so well. The last week …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Jr. Pioneers face another obstacle to perfect season

With only two games remaining, the Green County Tech Junior Golden Eagles are the next road blocks to a second …