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Firefighters for a cure

Batesville firefighters Donald Richardson (from left), Chris Stewart, Mark Owens and Capt. Mark McCollum hold up a T-shirt that members of the fire department will be wearing throughout the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The shirts’ design shows the words “Firefighters for a Cure” written in pink, which is the official color for breast cancer …

In Other News

Off-road chase leads to SUV but no driver

A west Batesville man who led police on an off-road pursuit in a vehicle that wasn’t his faces charges of …

Peeper gets probation

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Would-be thief targets man unloading car

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Voters must register by Monday

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Schools to offer flu vaccinations

The Arkansas Department of Health, Department of Education and local school districts statewide are again offering the seasonal flu vaccine …

Police: Foreman man grew marijuana near downtown

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Oak Bluff alumni to remember former school days

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Wynne police to increase presence at high school

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Sports

Top Ram returns to spotlight in BHS-Paragould series

Introducing … Dylan Hoggard. For the younger Batesville Pioneer football players, and the Pioneer fans that didn’t make the trip …

Win streaks on line for Batesville, Cedar Ridge juniors

The Batesville Junior Pioneers will try to keep their undefeated football season and a 17-game win streak alive at Pioneer …

Battle of 3A-3 unbeatens slated in Melbourne

The Hoxie Mustangs laid waste to circulation-area high school football teams the past two weeks, and they return this week …

Batesville Bassmasters top awards go to Littleton, Le

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Walker, Turner win Cave City Bass Club Fall Classic event, Anglers of Year Award

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Oklahoma Wesleyan nips Lyon in non-league women’s soccer

Oklahoma Wesleyan University scored a late first-half goal at Lyon’s Huser Field, and then held the Scot women’s soccer team …

Lakeside girls win 5A golf title

PINE BLUFF — The Batesville Lady Pioneers participated in the Class 5A State Golf Tournament Wednesday at the Pine Bluff …

Cross country results from Melbourne

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Invitational Cross Country Meet team titles went to the Southside Lady Southerners, West Side Greers Ferry …