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In other news

Stolen vehicle involved in hit-and-run

Just hours after a vehicle was stolen last Tuesday, it was reportedly involved in a hit-and-run accident, according to a report from the Batesville …

Southside early voting begins

Early voting for the Southside special election will begin Tuesday at the same location that early voting normally takes place (the food pantry by …

Qualifications discussed for JDC admin

Independence County is seeking a new administrator for the White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) and in a quorum court law enforcement/budget committee …

Fire destroys home

A faulty electrical box is believed to be the cause of a fire that destroyed a residence off Reed Wade Road Thursday night.

School supplies needed

STRAWBERRY — A “Stuff The Bus” school supply drive to benefit the Hillcrest School District will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

After Haskell, what’s next?

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah …

Sports Briefs

Auto racing LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Joey Logano was the first leader to fade, his tank empty with three laps left.