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Cave City school nets high marks

CAVE CITY — The Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas has recognized Cave City Elementary, Cave City Middle School and Cave …

Roadkill key to tracking CWD in deer

From the Ozark Highlands to the confluence of the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers, the deer roam. Often they stay hidden, as is their nature; sometimes …

Pardon recommended

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending a pardon for a woman convicted of various drug crimes in Independence County, according to …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 1- Sunday, July 3, 2016.

IndCo Republicans to meet

Independence County Republicans will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank annex, located at 285 E. College Ave. in Batesville. Candidates …

Sports

Highwaymen have games postponed

The Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen did not make the trip to Jonesboro Wednesday night as their Zone 2 Senior American Legion Baseball games have …

Assistant added for ASU women

JONESBORO — Arkansas State head women’s basketball coach Brian Boyer has announced that Aundrea Gamble has been hired as an assistant coach for the …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 30 - Saturday, July 2, 2016.

Escobar leads Royals over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alcides Escobar hit a go-ahead RBI double just inside the right-field line in the 12th inning and the Kansas City Royals …

Bad weather forces final to be postponed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The College World Series championship game between Coastal Carolina and Arizona was postponed until today because of inclement weather in …

Sports Briefs

Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One of Brazil’s top security officials says the political turmoil that has brought repeated changes to …

Bankers victorious in return home

It had been 12 days since the Batesville First Community Bank Bankers last played a Junior American Legion Baseball game at home but celebrated …