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Hospital CEO: WRMC prepared

The potential for a major Ebola outbreak is striking fear in people across the country. White River Medical Center has not treated any cases of Ebola; in fact, the likelihood of the Ebola virus reaching Batesville is remote, officials believe, but that isn’t stopping leaders at WRMC from developing plans to prepare the medical staff, employees, and volunteers in case …

In Other News

Civil War Symposium to be held

ASH FLAT — The Civil War Symposium 2014 will be held Oct. 25 at the Ash Flat Community Center, across …

Pregnant woman hits ex-husband’s wife

It wasn’t a half-time show, but two women slugging it out at a Cedar Ridge football game Monday night did …

Event to feature ‘Ghostbusters’, games, prizes

The Batesville Parks Department will host its next “Movies in the Park” with activities and more than 100 prizes to …

Batesville school board recognizes teachers, conducts annual report

Two employees of the Batesville School District were recognized Monday for going “above and beyond” what’s expected of them, receiving …

2 injured in northern Arkansas plane crash

MIDWAY (AP) — Authorities in northern Arkansas say two men have been injured after they crashed an experimental airplane. The …

UACCB to host benefit yard sale

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Multicultural Student Organization will host a yard sale from 7 a.m. to …

Personnel matter to be discussed

The Batesville School Board will meet in special session at 5:30 tonight in the administration board room for a personnel …

Citizens Bank adds senior VP

Pam Jones, a longtime banking executive in Arkansas and Mississippi, has joined the staff of Citizens Bank in the newly …

Sports

Lady Southerners rally from 0-2 deficit, win district title

SOUTHSIDE — After falling behind two games in the championship match of the 4A-Central Conference Tournanment, the Southside Lady Southerners …

Bearkatz face big challenge in district-leading ’Noles

The Melbourne Bearkatz face one of their biggest challenges of the season Friday when they host the Osceola Seminoles in …

Rolling Pioneers, Chicks will collide in Pioneer Stadium

Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, high school football teams will try to continue what they’ve started. Last Friday in Wynne, …

Junior Pioneers shoot for record 20th win tonight in 5A-East football game in Bltyeville

The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers have a lot on the line when they take the long trek to Blytheville today …

Scot volleyball team falls in Siloam Springs

SILOAM SPRINGS — The Lyon College volleyball team couldn’t get on track Wednesday night, falling to John Brown 25-22, 25-14, …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 23 – Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Bullpen battle goes to Royals, levels World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals. After Kansas City …

Junior Pioneers pursue 20th win; QB sidelined

A lot is at stake when the Batesville Junior Pioneers travel to Blytheville Thursday to face the Junior Chickasaws, and …