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Woman targeted in sweepstakes scam

The promise of big money led to an Independence County woman losing $1,700 in a recent phone scam. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Bret …

Sports

Lady Southerners roll on

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated Riverview in three games in a 4A-Central volleyball match Monday. The Lady Southerners, 3-0 overall and 2-0 in …

Lady Pioneers blank Lady ’Cane

The Batesville Lady Pioneers swept the Jonesboro Lady Hurricane in Pioneer Gymnasium Tuesday, and they will carry a 3-game win streak into their 5A-East …

Band on Run 5K set for Sept. 12

The Band on the Run 5K, an annual fund-raising road race for Batesville High School’s band, is scheduled for Sept. 12. The final day …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 1 - Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Heyward delivers big hit, celebrates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward decided to cut loose for a change. The usually reserved St. Louis outfielder celebrated in grand fashion …