• Wainwright pitches 4-hitter as Cardinals shut out Padres

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright threw a 4-hitter and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 4-0. It was his first shutout victory since Aug. 6, 2010, and third in his career. Wainwright (3-5), who missed the 2011 season with elbow ligament …

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  • Romney sweeps primaries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney swept the Kentucky and Arkansas Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, inching closer to the GOP nomination he is certain to win. With no serious opposition left, the former Massachusetts governor easily won both contests. He won all 42 delegates at stake …

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  • Online auction planned for abandoned items

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas state auditor is auctioning off more unclaimed property on eBay. Auditor Charlie Daniels says the state’s latest eBay auction will be held Friday at 10 a.m. The auction will be open for seven days and is available for any …

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  • Trash schedule delayed

    The city of Batesville sanitation department will be off Tuesday for the Memorial Day holiday. Tuesday’s trash will be picked up on Wednesday, along with Wednesday’s trash.

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  • Treva Haskins

    ASH FLAT — Treva K. Haskins, 94, of Ash Flat died today, May 23, 2012, in an Ash Flat nursing home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Ash Flat Church of Christ. Burial will be in Haskins Cemetery at Ash Flat under …

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  • Jerry Tuggle

    LAKE VILLAGE — Jerry Tuggle, 65, of Lake Village and Kilbourne, La., died May 16, 2012, at his Louisiana farm. A memorial service was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Village with the Rev. Lauren Moore officiating. Burial was in …

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  • Home security alarm scares off would-be burglars

    A burglar alarm is being credited with scaring off whoever broke into the Gary Tucker home near Ruddell Hill Monday afternoon. Independence County Deputy Shay Moore said she was dispatched to Tucker’s residence around 12:40 p.m. after an alarm company reported a break in. When …

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  • Lady Pioneer running star Logan Bishop to sign for UA

    Really, no one else was ever in the running. Batesville Lady Pioneer Logan Bishop will sign a national letter of intent on Thursday to attend the University of Arkansas and run for the Razorback cross country and track and field teams. “We started talking (with …

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  • Lyon signs soccer player

    Kyleigh Easter of Haslet, Texas, signed with the Lyon College women’s soccer team Tuesday, according to a news release from the school. Easter was a 4-year starter for Northwest High School in Justin, Texas. The midfielder was awarded the Board of Trustees Excellence Award for …

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  • Local fighter wins pro bout

    SOUTHHAVEN, Miss. — A local professional mixed martial arts fighter won a bout here Saturday. Dave Burrow, who fights out of the Without Limits facility in Batesville, defeated Brandon Harder of Jackson, Miss., recording a submission in the first round. Burrow improved his pro record …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, May 27, 2012.

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  • All-State Track & Field

    Batesville High School’s Logan Bishop recorded another 4-year sweep in running honors, and three other Guard-circulation area all-state honorees can target the same for track and field. The Lady Pioneer distance runner earned her fourth straight spot on the Class 5A All-State team for track …

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