• Man assaults girlfriend holding baby

    MELBOURNE — Two Izard County men were arrested for battery last week, according to a report from Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, Deputies Ed Sollock and Richard Williams responded to Rose Lane in Melbourne after being dispatched to a domestic violence situation. …

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  • For 3 new BHS coaches, it feels like coming home

    The Batesville School Board voted Monday night to hire three head coaches — two Batesville High School graduates and one Tennessean. And “Batesville is pretty much home to me,” said Stan Fowler, the Memphis native who was hired to direct the Lady Pioneer basketball team. …

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  • After losing walk marathon, Pioneers win nightcap

    After so many rain outs, the Batesville Pioneers summer league baseball team played plenty Monday night at the North Complex. The opener would have been more than enough for a lot of fans. The Pocahontas Blackhawks’ 23-13, run-ruled 5-inning victory took right at three hours …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, June 17 – Friday, June 20, 2014.

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  • Vandy rallies by UC Irvine; Texas KOs Louisville

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With first-round draft pick Tyler Beede off his game again, Walker Buehler was eager to help. Buehler pitched 5 1-3 innings of no-hit relief in Vanderbilt’s 6-4 win over the University of California-Irvine at the College World Series on Monday night, …

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  • Dreamy goal wins for U.S.

    NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Smiling ear to ear after winning a World Cup match with his first international goal, John Brooks had a story to share. “I told some teammates that I dreamed that I scored in the 80th minute and we won the game,” …

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  • Dark day in San Diego: Gwynn dies at 54

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two certainties about Tony Gwynn: He could hit a baseball like few other major league baseball players and he was going to laugh. The Hall of Famer with the sweet left-handed swing died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed …

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  • Kaymer dominates U.S. Open

    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — They could’ve given Martin Kaymer the trophy before the weekend the way he ripped through Pinehurst No. 2 like he was playing the local muni. Certainly, they could’ve had the ceremony on Saturday, after he shook off five bogeys to maintain …

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  • Spurs thrash Heat, return to top in NBA

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan and Tony Parker won titles in their second seasons. Manu Ginobili was a champion as an NBA rookie. Success came so quickly and frequently for the Big Three, but San Antonio couldn’t keep it up after winning its last …

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  • Cavaliers nip Rebs with 9th-inning double

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With one swing of the bat, Mike Papi delivered a victory for Virginia in its College World Series opener and kept a sensational pitching performance from potentially going to waste. Papi’s run-scoring double into right-center with two out in the bottom …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, June 16 – Saturday, June 21, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Track and field EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Arkansas State University’s Sharika Nelvis won the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday in a time of 12.52 seconds, the fastest time in the world this season. Nelvis, a senior, also won the …

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