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Black Friday

From tools to teddy bears, shoppers take advantage of Black Friday savings at the Batesville Home Depot early this morning.

In Other News

Tussle leads to arrest

Paying child support might have been cheaper than a bond. Frankie Allen Watkins, 42, of Batesville was taken into custody …

Playground fire nets $2,000 in damages

A woman passing by the Batesville preschool called to report a fire on the playground area that resulted in $2,000 …

Man who bought SS card charged with sexual indecency

A man who purchased a Social Security card 10 years ago has been charged with felonies related to sexual indecency …

Woman hands baby to stranger after assault

A terrified woman who handed off her 5-month-old child to a stranger in order to rescue her other children had …

Second act of Black Friday in full swing

NEW YORK — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the …

Planning commission to meet

The Batesville Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall. Agenda items include a request from Zack …

Legislators to discuss college programs

State legislators and local officials will gather Monday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville as part of …

Road reopens

EVENING SHADE — Silver Springs Road at Whaley Creek Crossing is now open, according to a news release from Sharp …

Sports

Senior tailback helps Pioneers improve running game, team

Faith, patience and work. For Michael Robinson and the rest of the Batesville Pioneers, that’s been the formula for an …

Pioneers vs. Bruins game reveals big contrasts, bigger similarities

So different, yet so much the same. What the Pulaski Academy Bruins and Batesville Pioneers have in common may be …

Better known as golfer, local man strikes for perfection as bowler

Better known on the links, Batesville’s Chad Edwards recently made some news on the lanes. The 1995 Batesville High graduate …

Scot women wrestlers win, lose in matches at Texas-Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas — Four Lyon College women’s wrestlers recorded perfect 2-0 days of competition Saturday as the Scots split a …

Cave City girls sweep at Sside

SOUTHSIDE — The Cave City girls swept Southside Tuesday in a non-district game at Southside Gymnasium as the Cavewomen and …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 28 – Saturday, November 29, 2014.

Eagles top Cowboys 33-10; lead NFC East

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — LeSean McCoy said beating Dallas with the NFC East lead on the line felt a lot …

Sports Briefs

Pro football WASHINGTON (AP) — The Redskins plan to start quarterback Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against …