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Counterfeit bills passed

MELBOURNE — Sheriff Tate Lawrence reported that counterfeit bills have shown up at various businesses in Izard County. Three fake $100 bills were found …

Museum honors volunteers

Some of the hardest-working volunteers at a museum are behind the scenes, diligently toiling away to keep history records accessible, while others are front …

Library sets year-round story time

The Independence County Library will begin hosting year-round children’s story time beginning in October, according to a news release. At 10 a.m. on …

Aquatics park tops agenda

The Batesville City Council has moved its meeting to 5:30 p.m. Monday at city hall. Agenda items include updates about the community center …

News of Other Days

36 YEARS AGO “Confidentialty is a prime concern” of the Alpha Problem Pregnancy Center, according to co-founder Fran Hayes. Mrs. Hayes, who …

Sports

Junior Pioneers edge Nettleton in OT

JONESBORO — Batesville tailback Jarett Vickers carried the ball 20 times Thursday night, but none were bigger than his carries in overtime when he …

Balanced Junior ‘Katz win big

MOUNTAIN VIEW — With a balanced attack, the Melbourne Junior Bearkatz outscored the Mountain View Yellowjackets 26-0 in the first half and turned on the …

Lady Pioneers down Lady Bombers

MOUNTAIN HOME — In a battle between the top two teams in the 5A-6A District 2 standings, Mountain Home won the first set, but …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25, 2016.