• Pioneers go 1-2 in Bulldog Classic

    SPRINGDALE — The Batesville Pioneers went 1-2 over the weekend at the McDonald’s Bulldog Classic, and now they’ll try to get healthy before resuming play next week. “I’ve never had this many people hurt on a baseball team at the same time,” Batesville Coach Mark …

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  • Lady Cougars win own tournament

    BROCKWELL — The host Lady Cougars won the 2013 Izard County Classic Saturday as they defeated the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets 7-6 in the title game. The Lady Cougars went 5-0 in the tournament. Molly Taylor led the Lady Cougars, recording 12 strikeouts and hitting …

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  • Lady Pioneers finish 4th in meet at Heber Springs

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Batesville Lady Pioneers finished fourth, topping the three circulation-area high school track and field teams that competed in the Heber Springs Panther Relays here Thursday. The Lady Pioneers were led by senior Hayley Sederberg, who won with a 9-foot, 4-inch effort …

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  • Cavemen win Sharp County tourney in dramatic fashion

    ASH FLAT — In Saturday’s championship game of the Sharp County Tournament, the Cave City Cavemen came back from a 7-6 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning, on a game-winning single by John Battles. The 8-7 victory over the Pocahontas Redskins improved the …

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  • Smith collects two of three modified crowns at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Brandon Smith came up big this weekend at the Batesville Motor Speedway, winning his second feature Saturday in the IMCA Mid America Modified Championships and finishing second to Jeff Taylor in Friday’s main event. Smith won Thursday’s feature race followed by Wayne …

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  • Diemer named president-elect

    CARBONDALE, Ill. — Don Diemer, former Batesville resident and program director of the physician assistant program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale, has been elected to the position of president-elect of the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA). His term began in …

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  • Meeting set for Tuesday

    The Community School board will have a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at White River Specialized Industries, 1550 Cottonwood Drive, Batesville.

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  • BHS sets trap tournament

    A trap tournament “Shoot Out” will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex to raise funds for the Batesville High School’s Project Graduation. Practice rounds begin at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $25 and will feature youth and adult …

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  • Glynn Hemphill

    Glynn Allen Hemphill, 59, Batesville died Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Hemphill; three children, Robbie Hemphill, Luther Reeves and Donna Carmona; six grandchildren; and five siblings, Linda Wilson, Mary Philips, Gary Hemphill, Bobby Hemphill and Curtis Hemphill. Arrangements are by Arkansas …

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  • Buddy Smith

    Buddy Larone Smith, 41, of Batesville died Saturday, March 16, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. A memorial service was at 1 p.m. today in Emerson Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Visitation was from noon to 1 p.m. today. ——— www.emersonfuneralhome.com

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  • Mary Robertson

    Mary Louise Fulbright Robertson, 83, of Batesville died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at her home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel with Alan Meinzer officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brian …

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  • Mary Sauve-Mizer

    MIDLAND, Mich. — Mary K. Sauve-Mizer, 76, of Midland, Mich., died Friday, March 15, 2013, in a Midland assisted living and nursing center. Born Oct. 12, 1936, in Cave City, she was the daughter of Enon and Elsie Wilkerson Montgomery. She was raised and educated …

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