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Burn ban still on, weekend rain hopeful

Dry conditions continue to require a burn ban for Independence County, according to County Judge Robert Griffin. U.S. Forestry Service officials, and local …

Mother, 2 children fatally shot

FORREST CITY (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody in the fatal shooting of a woman and her two children in eastern …

Trap team to host chili, hot dog supper

The Batesville Pioneer Nation Trap Team will host a fundraising chili, hot dog supper beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Independence County Shooting …

Sports

Jr. Pioneers win defensive battle

The Batesville Junior Pioneers’ defense stood tall and led the team to a 7-0 victory over the Blytheville Junior Chickasaws. The defense dominated …

Concord wins two at classic

BROCKWELL — Junior Destiny Settlemire scored all four of her points in the fourth quarter but none were bigger than the last two as …

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 20 - Monday, October 23, 2017.