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Hospital CEO: WRMC prepared

The potential for a major Ebola outbreak is striking fear in people across the country. White River Medical Center has not treated any cases of Ebola; in fact, the likelihood of the Ebola virus reaching Batesville is remote, officials believe, but that isn’t stopping leaders at WRMC from developing plans to prepare the medical staff, employees, and volunteers in case …

In Other News

Pregnant woman hits ex-husband’s wife

It wasn’t a half-time show, but two women slugging it out at a Cedar Ridge football game Monday night did …

Event to feature ‘Ghostbusters’, games, prizes

The Batesville Parks Department will host its next “Movies in the Park” with activities and more than 100 prizes to …

Batesville school board recognizes teachers, conducts annual report

Two employees of the Batesville School District were recognized Monday for going “above and beyond” what’s expected of them, receiving …

2 injured in northern Arkansas plane crash

MIDWAY (AP) — Authorities in northern Arkansas say two men have been injured after they crashed an experimental airplane. The …

UACCB to host benefit yard sale

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Multicultural Student Organization will host a yard sale from 7 a.m. to …

Personnel matter to be discussed

The Batesville School Board will meet in special session at 5:30 tonight in the administration board room for a personnel …

Citizens Bank adds senior VP

Pam Jones, a longtime banking executive in Arkansas and Mississippi, has joined the staff of Citizens Bank in the newly …

Melbourne school hires communications director

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne School District has hired a communications director and parent involvement, according to a news release. Randy …

Sports

Junior Pioneers pursue 20th win; QB sidelined

A lot is at stake when the Batesville Junior Pioneers travel to Blytheville Thursday to face the Junior Chickasaws, and …

BHS volleyballers blank visitors from Jonesboro

The Batesville Lady Pioneers got back on the winning track in Pioneer Gymnasium Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 decision over …

BHS, Cave City tennis teams collect state tourney victories

Guard circulation-area tennis players notched a couple of wins Monday in state tournament action. Batesville Lady Pioneers Haley Cole and …

Junior Colts-at-Junior T-wolves will loosen logjam

The Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves and Rivercrest Junior Colts will play a tiebreaker Thursday night in Newark. Well, the result …

Lady Southerners advance to 4A-Central tourney final

SOUTHSIDE — The host team advanced to the finals of the 4A-Central Conference Tournament Tuesday with victories over the Pulaski …

Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles open season with overtime win

MAYNARD — The Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles opened their high school basketball season in exciting fashion as it took two …

Junior Pioneer 8th-graders win

The Batesville eight-graders defeated Annie Camp 14-0 Monday in Pioneer Stadium as Seth Salters rushed for 50 yards and a …

Ragin’ Cajuns slam Wolves

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each rushed for four touchdowns as Louisiana-Lafayette rolled up 419 yards …