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Melbourne school to implement Chromebooks

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne School District is putting technology in the hands of its students after the recent purchase of 140 notebook computers in response to the growing need for such media in the classroom. With the new Common Core standards being implemented across the state and nation, the district is preparing its students for not only the upcoming PARCC …

In Other News

Area woman mauled by dog

CAVE CITY — Police arrived to find a Cave City woman killed by her pet pit bull Friday afternoon after …

Crash claims one, injures five others

One woman was killed and five people injured in a head-on crash on Watson Road Saturday, according to a report …

Groups partner for Project Pink

Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac and Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will be putting the pedal to the …

Search for lost woman ends with man taken into custody

As one group of police officers were trying to find a woman lost in the woods north of Batesville, another …

Man who became violent at club transported to county jail

A Floral man reportedly causing problems for staff at a local club was arrested for public intoxication after telling police …

Alcohol, meth top Izard arrests

MELBOURNE — Two Izard County residents were arrested last week for intoxication, according to a report from Sheriff Tate Lawrence. …

Arrests include drugs, battery

MELBOURNE — A Melbourne man was arrested last week following a fight in that city, according to a report from …

WRMC to host event

White River Medical Center will host Business After Hours from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the conference room …

Sports

Pioneers take second half, push district win string

The Batesville Pioneers owned the second half Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, and with it came their 11th straight 5A-East …

Lyon College volleyballers break through in AMC

Lyon College junior setter Emily Sprick recorded her second triple-double of the season and did it in outstanding fashion, posting …

Cavemen bounce back in district opener

CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen battled the Harrisburg Hornets for four quarters and pulled out a 34-29 victory …

T-wolves dominate district golf tourney

Senior Ethan Weaver shot a 2-over-par 74, sophomore Taylor Ford followed closely with a 76 and the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves …

MLB averages dip to .251; lowest since ’72

NEW YORK (AP) — The final numbers are in, and Major League Baseball’s batting average hasn’t been this low since …

Sports Briefs

Golf GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning …

Tennis

Batesville and Beebe split high school matches Thursday at Lyon College. The Lady Pioneers won 4-3, and the Badgers won …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, September 29, 2014.