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Fire is under investigation

Two men escaped a house fire and a third was found inside by firefighters after the blaze was brought under control Friday morning.

Guion woman dies in crash

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Losing control of her vehicle is listed as the cause of death of 68-year-old Jenetta McNealy of Guion on Wednesday.

BHS seniors raising funds

The Batesville High School class of 2016 will be selling Little Ceasar pizza and cookie dough kits until Dec. 7 to raise money for Project …

The Hunts to perform

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host The Hunts in concert for a holiday show at 7 p.m. Thursday in Independence …

Shooting range budget on agenda

The Independence County Quorum Court budget and shooting range committees will hold a joint meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Independence County Courthouse.


Scot women top No. 1-ranked Kentuckians

Lyon College added to its reputation for beating nationally-ranked basketball teams in Becknell Gym Saturday afternoon when the 17th-ranked Scots downed the No. 1-ranked …

Chiefs, Seahawks collect Kiwanis crowns

The Kiwanis Youth Football League held its 12th season championship games recently in Pioneer Stadium, and the winners were the First Community Bank Chiefs …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 30 - Saturday, December 5, 2015.

Sports Briefs

NBA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant …

Report: Romo unsure about return

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo isn’t sure if he will be able to return this season after injuring the same shoulder …