• Thefts reported at track

    The Batesville Motor Speedway seemed to be a place for thieves to profit from after four men reported items stolen from their campsites or vehicles overnight Saturday. Chris Huckabay of Louisiana reported his 45-quart Yeti cooler with a blue fish emblem, valued at $425, stolen …

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  • Doggie pool party planned

    The Humane Society of Independence County will hold its sixth annual Doggie Pool Party from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Fitzhugh Park (“Mickey Mouse”) municipal pool, 1990 Harrison St., Batesville. Cost will be $5 per dog or $10 for two or more dogs. Hot …

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  • Woman accused of attacking ex

    A Batesville woman was arrested for third-degree domestic battery Saturday afternoon after allegedly attacking her ex-husband. Officer Darin Brewer arrived at 1320 Rounds Road where he was met by Greg Weathers who had blood all over his shirt and a large laceration on the left …

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  • Teacher recalls days at Sidney

    Nola Marlin Weaver of Batesville is preparing to attend the upcoming Sidney School Reunion on Sept. 1, just as she has since the first one in 1981. She not only graduated from Sidney High, she also taught there during World War II, and afterwards. The …

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  • Teens arrested for burglary

    Newport — Three people called 911 after witnessing a burglary in progress in Newport around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, said Lt. Patrick Weatherford with the Newport Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. Police officers were dispatched to 1224 N. State St. while the concerned citizens who called …

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  • Math teacher named to project

    Audrey Wood, mathematics instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, has been selected to the 10th cohort of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Project ACCCESS. Wood is one of only 30 Project ACCCESS Fellows selected nationwide for 2013-14. Project …

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  • Man says he was ‘jumped’

    A Batesville man said he was “jumped” at the end of Allen Road around 11 p.m. Friday, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Samuel Armstrong, 19, told Sgt. Shawn Stephens he was traveling north on Highway 69 when he noticed his …

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  • Experienced Scot volleyball team looking serious

    With the luxury of five returning starters, Lyon College volleyball Coach Ray Green says his 2013 team could feature more talent than any of his previous four with the Scots. With that in mind, Green looks for this team to make a serious challenge in …

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  • ‘Batesville Night’ with Travelers set for Aug. 31

    All Citizens Bank locations are distributing 1,000 free general admission tickets to a “Batesville Appreciation Night,” set for Aug. 31 at the Arkansas Travelers’ baseball game with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock, according to a news release from the …

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  • T-wolf golfers win in Newport

    NEWPORT — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves golf team shot a 113 and won a 9-hole high school triangular match Monday at the Newport Country Club. Tuckerman finished second with a score of 151. Hillcrest followed in third with a 155. Taylor Ford and Ethan Weaver …

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  • Lyon looking for more boosters

    Lyon Sports Information The 2013-14 sports season is close at hand and Lyon College Athletics is looking to increase its membership in athletics booster club for the coming year, said Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. The membership drive is underway, with a number of …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2013.

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