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Help & Hope gets helping hand

Boris Dover, president and chief operating officer of First Community Bank, recently met with volunteers of Batesville Help & Hope to thank them for their hard work and to present the organization with a $500 check on behalf of the bank. “Batesville is fortunate to have individuals who are willing to give up their personal time to make sure that …

In Other News

Public defender named – Rader gets date in federal court

A former teacher who confessed to downloading child porn and was jailed on state charges now has a new trial …

Woman claims she is being harassed

A Cushman woman claims a Mount Pleasant woman is harassing her by telling people she runs an adult website and …

Warrant sought for sloppy forger

Thick, inferior paper, smudged ink, no security strips, and no water mark on a $100 bill led local authorities to …

Parolee charged for bringing drugs to interview

Donald Harwood had a bad lunch break Thursday. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Carter said he was dispatched to the …

UACCB names interim chair

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville announces changes in the Nursing and Allied Health division, including a new …

Batesville Little Pageants registration under way

Registration is now open for the 2015 Batesville “Little Pageants,” and contestants are needed, according to Alicia Ritchie, one of …

Vest receives felony charge

A man who admitted to stealing wire near a cemetery on Sandtown Road is being charged with a felony. Scott …

Man killed in fall at grain bin

BLACK OAK (AP) — Authorities say a Paragould man was killed after he fell into an empty grain bin near …

Sports

Youth team with locals wins world title

A 10-and-under baseball team that includes four local players recently won a world title. The Arkansas Easton Elite, a 10-and-under …

Melbourne star turns West

MELBOURNE — Kyler McLaughlin’s thinking took an East to West turn. The 2-sport star from Melbourne High signed Thursday to …

Fans can pack cars for BMS points racing

LOCUST GROVE — Points racing continues at the Batesville Motor Speedway tonight with a $20-Per Car-Load-Night. Fans can pack their …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 11 – Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Kershaw shines again, but scoreless streak stopped

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s scoreless streak ended at 41 innings when he gave up a home run to …

‘Advantages’ go to Germans in World Cup final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the …

TV networks say 12 million in U.S. watched World Cup semifinals

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Cup semifinals each were seen by an average of more than 12 million viewers …

UCA, BHS graduates added to Lyon football staff

The Lyon College football program has added two more coaches to its staff this week with the addition of former …