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Bids opened on fire training site

One building on the riverbank could soon be razed, as a new fire training center/workforce training facility is to be built on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. Tuesday afternoon, two members of the White River Firefighters’ Association, architects Doug Lee and Herman Lee and other officials opened bids at the White River Planning and Development District …

In Other News

Board OKs server upgrades

In case of emergency the Batesville School District wants to be prepared and that includes safeguarding its data infrastructure. On …

Chamber attends conference

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce staff attended the Arkansas State Chamber summer conference recently in Heber Springs, according to …

Fulton Co. Fair set for next week

SALEM — The 2014 Fulton County Fair will be held Monday through Aug. 2 in Salem. This year’s theme is …

News of Other Days

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Sharp Co. Historical Society announces quarterly meeting

ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Historical Society’s summer quarterly meeting will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Community …

Lockdown blamed on mistaken ID

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm …

Vacation Bible schools scheduled

Calvary Baptist Vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Monday through Aug. 1 with a free …

Immigrant kids being placed with sponsors

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with …

Sports

Prospects look promising for two state golf runners-up

Count the course when calculating the Concord Pirates’ chances at another state high school golf championship. “Tannenbaum is hosting the …

Lady Pirates help team to WS crown

Two Concord students helped the Arkansas Pride to the United States Fastpitch Association 14-and-under Class C World Series title last …

Razorback football ‘Fan Day’ scheduled for Aug. 17

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas has announced plans for its annual Fan Day for Razorback football fans. The …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 25, 2014.

Brewers blast Mets, lengthen NL Central lead

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing, and Ryan Braun …

No trade for Wiggins, signs with Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall …

Minor league GM sings while getting public prostate exam

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — There was as much attention on the press box as on the field at the …

Strong faces first crisis at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after …