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Bat tests positive for rabies

HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities say that a bat that bit an 11-year-old girl in Arkansas has tested positive for rabies. A news …

Student receives scholarship

Olivia Floyd of Batesville has received an athletic scholarship to Lyon College for softball, according to a news release. Floyd, a senior at …

Senate backs repeat offenders bill

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas senators have approved a proposal that would require repeat offenders to stay in prison longer even though state prisons …

Sports

Six area bowlers earn all-state honors

Six area high school bowlers recently earned their way onto Arkansas Activities Association All-State bowling teams. Madelyn Cannon and Destiny Sharp of Southside, …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 24 - Saturday, March 25, 2017.