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UACCB sets picnic

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host its annual community picnic from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 on the east side of …

Man dies in accident

LYNN — A man in Lawrence County has died after being run over by a Bush Hog, according to published reports. The accident …

Sinatra event to be Sept. 10

Merchants and Planters Bank and Main Street Batesville announce an evening of music, dancing and dining in the Main Street Loft in the historic …

Sales tax remains steady in August

August saw sales tax numbers for Independence County remained steady after a substantial increase in returns in July. On the other hand, Independence County’s northern …

School plans dedication ceremony

MELBOURNE — Enrollment is up at the Melbourne School District, Superintendent Dennis Sublett told school board members Monday, with students numbering between 870 and …

Students graduate

MAGNOLIA — A total of 244 students completed their academic programs and earned a college degree at the recent Southern Arkansas University summer commencement …

Sports

Southside sweeps another league foe

SEARCY — The Southside Lady Southerners moved to 3-0 in 3A-4A District 8 play Tuesday with a 3-0 road victory at Riverview High School. Southside, …

Cougars win again on home golf course

HORSESHOE BEND — The Izard County Cougars once again successfully defended their home course by winning the 9-hole, 4-team high school golf event Tuesday on …

Scot wins soccer AMC award

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lyon College men’s soccer player Ulises Caba Cordova has been named the American Midwest Conference offensive player of the week, …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, August 31 - Saturday, September 3, 2016.

Hogs confident in new starter Allen

FAYETTEVILLE — Austin Allen earned Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema’s approval when he was named the starting quarterback during the spring. The Razorbacks junior …