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One juror excused, witness pulled

Jurors left the courtroom this morning to travel to the accident scene. The state had requested permission for them to see the location …

Dozier named Citizen of the Year

Danny Dozier has been named the Batesville Kiwanis Club’s 2016 Citizen of the Year for his efforts in the revitalization of downtown Batesville and …

Trolley Car Day is this weekend

SULPHUR ROCK — Trolley Car Day will be held Saturday in Sulphur Rock. The schedule of events includes: 10:30 a.m., parade; 11, line …

Volunteers offer help, hope

Twenty-nine years after its incorporation, Batesville Help & Hope, a food and clothing distribution center, continues to fulfill its mission to serve Independence County …

Student awarded

MELBOURNE — Payton Moore, an Ozarka College business student from Melbourne, has received the Paul and Treva Miller scholarship, according to a news release …

Sports

BHS v-ball stays perfect in district

GREENBRIER — The Batesville Lady Pioneers collected another district volleyball victory on the road Thursday night by blanking the Greenbrier Lady Panthers 3-0.

Scots target 2nd football win

The last time the Lyon College football team walked out of Pioneer Stadium it was after a monumental victory over Morthland College two weeks …

Bishop, Holt win fishing tourney

The team of Torry Bishop-Michael Holt weighed in 14.62 pounds of bass to win the Batesville Bassmasters Tournament on Bull Shoals last Saturday night.

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Area harriers lead way at meet

POCAHONTAS — The Southside Junior Lady Southerners won their second straight team title, and there was no shortage of winners and top-10 finishers from …