• Lyon College volleyball posts 1-3 record in opening weekend tournament at WBC

    WALNUT RIDGE — Lyon College Coach Ray Green has preached defense as the key for his volleyball team’s success this season, and after being impressed with his young squad Friday night in the Williams Baptist Opening Day Jamboree, he was disappointed at the way the …

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  • Lady Bobcats defeat Hornets to win Cavewoman Classic

    CAVE CITY — The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats won the Cavewoman Classic Volleyball Tournament Saturday, defeating the Harrisburg Lady Hornets 25-12, 25-14 in the final. The host team, the Cavewomen, split two sets with the Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves, losing the first set 25-20 and …

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  • Vinsons win golf tourney

    NEWPORT — Cecilia and John Vinson recently won the Village Creek Golf Course Couples Tournament with a 14-under-par score of 128. The Vinsons shot rounds of 66-62 and finished six strokes in front of the team of Ann Wood-Bobby Clausen.

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  • Lyon soccer opener changed

    The season-opening soccer match for the Lyon College men, set for Saturday at University of the Ozarks has been canceled because of injury problems with the Eagles. This matchup was only an exhibition match for the NCAA Division III squad and Ozarks has been struck …

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  • Pioneers rout Goblins in preseason scrimmage

    HARRISON — The Batesville Pioneers answered some questions Friday night in a preseason high school football scrimmage. Now, another big one looms. The Pioneers scored with their first three possessions — scoring 21 points with their first 17 offensive plays — and rolled on to …

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  • Junior high game involving Midland moved to Cave City

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The site of the Midland-Brookland junior high football game has been moved to Cave City, announced Tim Pugh, Midland’s coach and athletic director. The game, which will be a program first for Midland, will involve Midland’s first junior high team against Brookland’s …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 27 – Saturday, September 1, 2012.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Watney salvaged a dismal season Sunday at The Barclays with a victory that could not have come at a better time. Watney turned a 2-shot deficit against Sergio Garcia into a 3-shot lead in a decisive 4-hole stretch around …

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  • e-visits: Software lets patients see doctor without leaving nursing home

    The doctor doesn’t have to be in to see patients. Dr. Verona Brown can see her patients at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home when she’s at home, on vacation or even on the golf course — and they don’t have to leave the nursing home. Wood-Lawn has …

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  • 2 shot in accidental discharge

    SEARCY (AP) — Authorities say two men were wounded when a man removing a rifle from a gun rack accidentally fired the weapon inside a northern White County home. Sheriff’s deputies said two men were seated at a kitchen table Thursday when 44-year-old Allen Lee …

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  • HRA plans layoffs

    As part of the agency’s restructuring, the Health Resources of Arkansas board of directors voted Thursday to set a target of 20 to 25 percent “reduction in forces,” or layoff. As of late July, HRA had 302 employees, so such a reduction would be in …

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  • Plans made for doggie pool party

    The Humane Society of Independence County will host its fifth annual Doggie Pool Party on Sept. 8 at the Fitzhugh Park (“Mickey Mouse”) swimming pool at 1990 Harrison St. in Batesville. Gates will open at 11 a.m., and open swim for everyone goes until 2 …

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