• The games – 9/19/13

    Quitman (0-2) at Cedar Ridge (1-1)  Kickoff • Friday night 7 The Timberwolves won their first game for Coach Danny Brustrom last week, and the first victory for the program in two years as they defeated the Clarendon Lions 37-20. The T-wolves dominated the ground game, rushing for 428 yards as senior Matt Brown …

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  • Tennis

    The Nettleton Raiders girls and boys tennis teams defeated the Batesville Pioneers and Lady Pioneers 3-1 and 7-1 in matches Tuesday at the Lyon College tennis courts, the Southside girls and boys won 6-2 and 2-1 in a 4-tea, match at Clinton, and Beebe swept …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 19 – Saturday, September 21, 2013.

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  • West, Fuller win school election

    After Tuesday night’s election, the girls will outnumber the boys on one local school board beginning next month. In Independence County on the Batesville School Board Kathy West received the majority of the votes to secure the Zone 2 seat formerly held by Scott Wood, …

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  • Teen blames theft on ‘blackout’

    Warrants have been issued for a 28-year-old Batesville man and 17-year-old boy accused of theft and breaking and entering. CenterPoint Energy at 606 Lawrence St. reported a four-wheeler stolen from inside a locked fenced-in area on Sept. 3 in which suspects removed a pole holding …

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  • Ignition wires cut on 4-wheeler gives resident ‘bad feeling’

    Walnut Ridge — A man who tried to barter a stolen four-wheeler has been arrested for theft by receiving, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. On Sept. 12 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keith Collins, 24, of Hoxie after a Lynn area resident …

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  • Trolley Car Day set

    SULPHUR ROCK — From the 8 a.m. Poker Run to the fireworks at night, things will be hopping Saturday at the 28th annual Sulphur Rock Trolley Car festival, said city Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. The Trolley Car Day festival was founded 28 years ago in recognition …

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  • Woman found in bushes, cited for public intox

    An Evening Shade woman who reportedly took 30 hydrocodone pills and was found lying in a ditch near Hawg’s Exxon in Batesville was cited for public intoxication early Saturday morning. When Deputy Andrew Rogers arrived at the scene, Shadra Conley, 23, could not be located …

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  • Church to mark 50th anniversary

    Faith-Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Batesville will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Faith Church, organized in 1963, and the 20th anniversary of the 1993 merger of the Hopewell and Faith Churches at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. From 10 to 10:25, the fellowship hall will be …

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  • UACCB to host free Cyber Security Expo

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host a Cyber Security Expo in the nursing and allied health building lecture hall from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 2. The expo is designed to raise awareness of the often serious breaches in cyber security, …

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  • Prof: Failed banking system built self-sufficience

    Ever wonder where Arkansans get their sense of self-sufficiency? In a way, the history of Arkansas’ failed banking system played a major role. This was Dr. Scott Lien’s message to the Batesville Kiwanis Club at its weekly luncheon meeting Friday. Lien, who is a history …

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  • Newport man flees from Batesville cops

    A Newport man was arrested in Batesville for fleeing after he ran from police Saturday night. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Michael Darr was dispatched to 1743 Davis Lane at about 10 p.m. in reference to a disturbance in which a caller advised hearing “something about …

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