• Eileen Brennan of ‘Private Benjamin,’ ‘Clue’ dies at 80

    LOS ANGELES — Whether she was issuing orders as an Army captain in “Private Benjamin,” rambling as a real-life rendition of Mrs. Peacock from “Clue” or blasting an immortal monster with a shotgun as a crazy cat lady in “Jeepers Creepers,” actress Eileen Brennan injected …

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  • WikiLeaks case turns to sentencing

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Acquitted of the most serious charge against him, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning still faces up to 136 years in prison for leaking government secrets to the website WikiLeaks, and his fate rests with a judge who began hearing arguments today …

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  • Sales tax holiday is coming; take the chance

    If you’re in the position to get back-to-school shopping done — or even if you just need some stuff — this weekend could save you some money. The state Legislature approved Act 757 of 2011, which created the “sales tax holiday.” It was intended to …

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  • Nothing is quite what it seems

    I was taking my two littlest girls to a check up following their tonsil surgery. I promised them that I would also take them out to eat. I asked them where they wanted to go and they, of course, chose the place with the best …

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  • 7 rows of 7 stars

    That’s it. Over. Finished. Done with Florida. Consider our long-distance love affair officially at an end. This is not just about the recent verdict by six Sunshine Staters sanctioning the death of a young man for possessing Skittles out of season, or for inventing the …

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  • Pirates blank Cards for sweep, NL Central lead

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about the best record in baseball. The story is the lead in the National League Central and the buzz of a city giddily envisioning the end of two decades of despair. After a euphoric doubleheader sweep of reeling St. Louis on …

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  • Former Penn State president, two others to stand trial for ‘conspiracy of silence’

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Jerry Sandusky scandal appears headed for another court fight that is sure to prolong the media spotlight and relive the testimony of how the former Penn State assistant football coach molested boys, sometimes in the university’s athletic facilities. Penn State’s …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 2 – Saturday, August 3, 2013.

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  • Summer meals not just for students

    For nearly 40 years David Cullins worked as a food service director in the Army National Guard. As child nutrition director of the Batesville School District the job isn’t much different. The people are just younger. From making sure the law of nutrition is followed, …

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  • Escapee caught; one still at large

    One Jackson County inmate was caught Monday after escaping from the Jackson County jail while another was still on the run as of this morning. Steven William Reed was taken into custody at about 8:40 p.m. Monday after being located by local deputies in Independence …

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  • Business owner smells trouble from fired worker – Dead skunk left hanging from doorway

    When Troy Lynn Pigg opened his front door Friday morning, there was a dead skunk hanging from the doorway. Pigg told Deputy Phillip Pickett he got up around 4:30 a.m. and was headed for work when he opened the door and discovered the skunk at …

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  • Accident yields citation

    Irate drivers who collided resulted in a ticket for Steve Twilla, 52, of Ash Flat. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Andrew Rogers said he was told one of the parties involved in an accident had left the scene. Rogers said he talked with Martin Evans, 32, …

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