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State police respond to FOI request

On Wednesday, a Freedom of Information request was made to the Arkansas State Police to verify an internal investigation of a state police officer.

Act 423 explained

A 55-page bill passed by the state legislature is now in effect and will give those on probation and parole more freedom before jail …

Man busted for meth

Responding to a dispatch call regarding a man standing in the parking lot of a local convenience store talking to himself and bothering a …

Habitual criminal facing new charges

An Independence County man, with more than four felony convictions on his criminal record, is now facing further felony charges after being stopped by …

Sports

Another tough road trip for Pioneers

Last week’s 39-21 win over the visiting Wynne Yellowjackets has definitely been the best game and highlight of the season for the Batesville Pioneers. So …

Evolve Bank team wins Ozarka tourney

MELBOURNE — Twenty nine teams gathered for a fun filled day at the Ozarka College Foundation Golf Tournament on October 7. The 4-person scramble …

On Deck

Sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 19 - Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Cubs top Dodgers, 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs …