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Habitat, MSB receive grants

Two local organization are getting a helping hand from one Texas business. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas has announced it has awarded $225,000 through its Partnership Grant Program to assist 23 community-based organizations with their operational needs and Habitat for Humanity of Independence County and Main Street Batesville are among them, according to a news release. Partnership grants …

In Other News

Suspect flees

A Batesville man who was held at gunpoint by a property owner for allegedly breaking and entering a shop building …

Painting a picture of mental illness – Alternative Opportunities to hold art expo

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If so, the paintings done by the clients of …

Residents respond to library survey

Almost 400 county residents let their opinions be heard in a survey released this summer by the Independence County Library. …

Sharp County sees decrease in sales tax revenue

ASH FLAT — Sales tax revenue received in Sharp County in August was down $3,300, the county’s quorum court learned …

Cave officials discuss well

CAVE CITY — The City of Cave City has found some property that already has a well on it and …

‘Door to Door’ lunch offered by chamber

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce will host a “Door to Door” lunch …

UACCB to honor Lassiter

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and First Community Bank will host a Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce …

C-Ridge public report is tonight

NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District will have its annual report to the public at 7 tonight in the …

Sports

3-day Schoenfeld street stock show to bring speedway season to close

LOCUST GROVE — A racing season plagued by weather delays will come to an end this weekend at the Batesville …

Low fishing time, river level has Classic fishing champs wondering about strategy

The team of Tracy Hunter and Michael Holt will try to defend the Tommy Clark White River Bass Classic championship …

Lady Bobcats sweep Cavewomen in v-ball

CAVE CITY — The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 25-7, 10-25, 25-19, 26-24 in a non-conference …

Junior Lady Pioneers place 6th in v-ball tourney at Valley View

JONESBORO — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers finished sixth out of 20 teams in a tournament hosted by Valley View …

Melbourne High golfers win at Cooper’s Hawk

MELBOURNE — Dylan Smith shot an even-par 36 to win medalist honors and the Melbourne Bearkatz won a 9-hole, triangular …

Local golfer scores ‘albatross’

John Gregg provided a golf rarity in a recent event at Chamberlyn Country Club in Danville. Teamed with his wife, …

BHS golfers finish 4th in tourney

FORREST CITY — The Batesville Pioneers finished fourth in the McDonald’s/Mustang Tradition, a high school golf tournament, at Ridgecrest Country …

Tennis

HEBER SPRINGS — Southside swept Clinton in high school tennis at Fairfield Bay on Monday, with the Southerners winning 4-0 …