• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 25 – Saturday, October 27, 2012.

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  • Lyon women set records in 24-0 soccer win

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College women’s soccer freshmen Maria Amanda Monterroso and Shelby Frazier set school records and moved near the top of the NAIA record books on Wednesday as they combined for seven goals and six assists as the Scots captured their third straight …

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  • Melbourne to host district-leading Yellville-Summit

    The Melbourne Bearkatz will take a shot at 3A-1 District-leading Yellvillle-Summit Panthers in Melbourne Friday night. The Panthers stand at 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the district as they hit the road for what will be their final game of the regular season. Yellville was …

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  • The games – 10/25/12

    Greene County Tech at Batesville, KICKOFF • TONIGHT 7 The Junior Pioneers will try to extend their home winning streak to three games tonight when they host the Junior Golden Eagles in the Junior Pioneers’ 5A-East District finale. The 2-4 Junior Golden Eagles remain in search …

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  • Sandoval’s 3 homers lead Giants past Tigers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Babe. Mr. October. El Hombre. And now Kung Fu Panda. Pablo Sandoval joined Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson and Albert Pujols as the only sluggers to hit three home runs in a World Series game, and the San Francisco Giants rolled …

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  • Dowser to turn 100

    Geraldine Dowser could have been a cowboy in the old West. When she was younger, her family owned a ranch in Texas just 20 miles from the Mexican border and Dowser enjoyed riding horses to Mexico. Dowser was given the nickname “Little Annie Oakley” because …

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  • The changing face of domestic violence

    The face of domestic abuse has changed throughout the years. It’s no longer a young woman with a black eye — it now includes children, parents, the elderly and even disabled persons; it’s any family household member. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and domestic …

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  • Burglars busted

    Tony Mullins Three people have been arrested in the weekend burglary of the Bethesda Grocery, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Jeff Sims. “We have them in jail under a probable cause hold until we can get formal charges filed today or tomorrow,” Sims told …

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  • Sewer line rehab to cost $1.4M

    With a sewer line crossing Poke Bayou falling apart, there’s no time to waste for certain upgrades. That was the message presented by Batesville City Engineer Damon Johnson to the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday night. As the city moves into the collection …

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  • Jimmy Davidson, cable television pioneer, dies at 90

    CABOT — James Yates Davidson, 90, former Batesville resident and one of the founders of America’s cable TV industry, died Sunday at his home in Cabot. Well-known in Batesville for his Davco Electronics and huge rhombic antenna on Ruddell Hill to catch television signals, Davidson …

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  • Two arrested for drugs

    Kenneth Louer HEBER SPRINGS — Two additional people have been arrested by Cleburne County Sheriff’s Department investigators with maintaining a drug premise, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, manufacture of a controlled substance, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and simultaneous possession …

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  • Crumley wins Daisy Award

    Lisa Crumley, White River Medical Center orthopaedic liaison, is the September/October recipient of the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses, according to a news release. Crumley currently works on WRMC’s fourth floor, Orthopaedics. She has been at WRMC for six years. “This is an amazing honor,” …

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