• Lady Pioneers win

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers grabbed one on the road Tuesday night, as they defeated their hosts, the Cabot Lady Panthers 3-1 in non-conference volleyball action. The varsity squad won their opening set 25-19, but fell in their second set 21-25. They followed the loss winning …

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  • Shooting range offers dove practice

    Local hunters are invited to a wobble trap event at the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex Aug. 26 to prepare for dove season. “Wobble trap is a deviation from normal trap,” Range Supervisor Larry Pinkston said recently. “Targets go up and down, as well as …

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  • Concord boy golfers remain undefeated

    FAIRFIELD BAY — The Concord Pirates boys golf team kept up its perfect record Thursday afternoon, as they defeated Jonesboro-Westside and Mount Vernon in match play at the Tannenbaum Golf Course. Concord shot a (116), followed by Westside (142) and Mount Vernon (174). Concord Pirate …

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  • Mtn. Home cancels games at BHS

    The Mountain Home-at-Batesville junior varsity, eighth- and seventh-grade football games set for Sept. 3 have been canceled due to a decision by the visitors, announced Dave King, Batesville High’s head coach and athletic director. King said a Mountain Home assistant coach called and said that …

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  • Mustangs sweep T-wolves in girls volleyball action

    HOXIE — The Hoxie Lady Mustangs swept the Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves in non-conference volleyball action Thursday night in Hoxie. The Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Timberwolves 25-9, 25-19, and 25-10 in the senior match. Junior Chaney Ryan totaled two aces, 10 blocks, and three …

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  • Southerners manhandle scrappy T-wolves

    NEWARK — The Class 4A Southside Southerners showed their dominance Thursday night in Newark, manhandling the scrappy Class 2A Cedar Ridge Timberwolves in the first scrimmage game of the season for each team. “Offensively we were very sloppy in the beginning, but that is expected …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 24 – Sunday, August 26, 2012.

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  • Armstrong faces loss of seven tour titles

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Never one to back away from a fight, Lance Armstrong is finally giving in and the cost of quitting is steep: His seven Tour de France titles could be gone as soon as Friday. The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after …

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  • Woman charged for shoplifting sewing machine, other items

    Reportedly caught shoplifting for the second time, an 80-year-old Batesville woman has been formally charged in the second offense and banned from Walmart stores, according to a report by Deputy Andrew Rogers of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Andrews said he was dispatched to the …

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  • Madeline Sherrill

    Madeline Sherrill, 91, of Batesville died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at her home. Born July 1, 1921, at Caseyville, Ill., she was the daughter of Joseph and Cecelia Weldenbener Todd. She was retired from Sunbeam Corporation and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church …

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  • Jodie Palmer

    Jodie Palmer, 88, of Batesville died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Batesville. Born Aug. 9, 1924, at Pfeiffer, he was the son of Ernest and Betty Cummings Palmer. He grew up in Arkansas. He was drafted by the U.S. Army in 1944 and served two …

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  • Martha Hill

    BLYTHEVILLE — Martha Elizabeth Regenold Hill, 103, of Batesville, formerly of Blytheville, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in a Batesville nursing center. Born Dec. 3, 1908, in Memphis, she was the daughter of Zula Buffaloe and Charles Sumpter Regenold. She had been a Blytheville resident …

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