• Basketball in town tonight

    Hannibal-LaGrange Lady Trojans (7-9, American Midwest Conference; 14-13, overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (15-1, 25-3), Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. An icy forecast resulted in six of seven AMC basketball games being moved from Thursday to today. At press time, only the Stephens-at-Park women’s game was …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 20 – Friday, February 22, 2013.

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  • Photo class canceled due to forecast

    Due to the forecast of inclement weather, the photography class to be held at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday through Monday has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

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  • Food manufacturer to open plant in Clinton

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A food processor and manufacturer says it will open a $4.7 million production facility in Clinton, creating more than 200 jobs. Global Food Group says it will renovate an existing facility and create 224 jobs. The plant will produce sandwiches, quesadillas, …

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  • Beyond Florida, SEC scrambles for NCAA berths

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is bracing for potential Marginal Madness this March. With only one team ranked in the Top 25, the No. 5 Florida Gators, the SEC could have three or fewer teams in the NCAA tournament for only the second …

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  • Wallace Jr. set to make history in NASCAR

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With his Canon 60D in hand, Darrell Wallace Jr. is a fixture at the track, eagerly snapping photos with an insider’s view of auto racing. His Instagram account is littered with day-in-the-life snapshots of cars and crews, all carrying the …

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  • Satterwhite, Davis win no-tap bowling crown

    Yvonne Satterwhite and Gary Davis teamed to win the Mixed No-Tap Tournament this past weekend at the Hollywood Bowl. Satterwhite and Davis shot a 1,550 series, which was compiled from the best three of four games and the team’s handicap, topping a field off 33 …

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  • Playing fair? District fair may move from Izard to Cleburne

    MELBOURNE — If the majority of North Central Arkansas District Fair Association board members get their way, the location of the district fair will move. Currently, the event is held at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne, but a vote last week showed support to …

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  • Smoke inside truck leads to drug arrest

    The sight of a man trying to fan smoke from the cab of his truck at the Newark Park around 7:20 Monday night got the attention of patrolling Independence County Deputy Bobby Woods. Woods said he saw the man in a silver Ford Ranger sitting …

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  • Arrest made after Sunday attack

    The alleged attacker of an unidentified man in the Southside community early Sunday morning has been arrested for aggravated assault and criminal mischief, according to a news release by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. The release said when officers arrived at the scene at the …

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  • Food allergies more common

    With more and more reports of children having food allergies, it’s becoming more challenging for some in the nutrition industry to accommodate those children at mealtime. Sarah Stalker, 17, knows the frustration of having to watch what and where she eats and even what she …

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  • Woman’s face cut with box cutter

    NEWPORT — A Newport woman’s face was sliced open with a box cutter following a fight Saturday, according to Lt. Patrick Weatherford with the Newport Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. Newport police officers were dispatched to 1055 Hout Lane in reference to a fight around …

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