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Woman accused of stealing $150K

ASH FLAT — A woman who is accused of stealing more than $150,000 from her employer is now facing multiple felony charges. Mandy …

No tags lead to DWI arrest

Being stopped early Saturday morning for no tags on her GMC Envoy ended with Patricia A. Jones, 35, of Weaver Lane, Charlotte, going to …

Rapists denied commutation

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Parole Board has turned down the request for a lesser sentence for a man convicted on four counts of …

Fundraiser set

MELBOURNE — A benefit co-ed softball tournament, home run derby and silent auction will be held Saturday at the Melbourne ball field, located on …

Testing sites closed

The Arkansas State Police has announced that the driver’s license testing sites in Batesville and Heber Springs will be closed until further notice, due …

Southside school seeks G/T nominations

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School District’s gifted and talented program is accepting nominations for prospective students who demonstrate an interaction of advanced intellect, creativity …

Sports

Pioneers post first league sweep on road

BEEBE — The Batesville Pioneers finished up regular-season play with a first — sweeping a 6A-5A Conference 2 baseball opponent on the road. The Pioneers …

Southerners also move on

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners scored three runs in the top of the first and in the top of the of the fifth, more than …

Lyon blasts CRC in home finale

The Lyon College baseball team exploded for 28 runs on Tuesday in a doubleheader sweep of Crowley’s Ridge Tuesday afternoon at Scots Field, …

Scots finish last in AMC golf

CAMDENTON, Mo. — The Lyon College men’s golf team finished eighth in the American Midwest Conference Tournament on Tuesday afternoon with a 3-round score …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, April 26 - Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Blue Jays outlast Cards in 11 innings

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Coghlan made an acrobatic, run-scoring leap over St. Louis All-Star catcher Yadier Molina, and Marcus Stroman came across with the …

Rockets advance with win over Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get …