• Senior 5K runners sprint for records

    Heavy rains Saturday morning delayed the start and cut the Sprint for Seniors 5K field by more than half. It didn’t slow the runners, however. Clan Weatherford and Kristen Treadway, the overall champions, beat the course records. Weatherford finished the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, June 3 – Saturday, June 8, 2013.

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  • UCA downs Mississippi State to force decisive game tonight

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan McKinzie threw a complete game 4-hitter in just his third start of the season to lead the University of Central Arkansas Bears over the Mississippi State Bulldogs for a 5-2 victory at an NCAA regional on Sunday night. Central Arkansas …

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  • Stewart wins cup race at Dover

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — With one big move, Tony Stewart put Juan Pablo Montoya and a sluggish season well behind him. After a mundane start, Stewart is back in Victory Lane — and in the thick of Chase contention. Stewart’s outside pass on Montoya with …

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  • UA pitching falters, K-State KOs Hogs

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State needed a little help to win the school’s first NCAA regional championship. The Wildcats took advantage of two wild pitches in three pitches from Arkansas’ Jalen Beeks to score two runs and claim a 4-3 victory over the Razorbacks …

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  • Williams advances in French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Shortly after the start of her fourth-round match at the French Open, Serena Williams double-faulted to give her opponent a chance to break. The next point lasted 11 strokes, and Williams closed it with a backhand winner down the line that she …

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  • Sports Briefs

    SEC meeting DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference held one of its shortest business meetings in league history Friday. The powerful conference wrapped up its annual spring meetings with presidents and chancellors not taking a single vote, quite possibly the first time that’s happened …

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  • State provided wagons; Mill provided cornmeal

    State provided wagons When the nation celebrated its 200th birthday back in 1976, every state appointed Bicentennial Commissions to plan special events throughout the year. The idea for a wagon train came from the Pennsylvania commission. They wanted to purchase exact replicas of wagons that …

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