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Clerk’s office to open later

The Independence County Clerk’s Office will open to the public at a later time this week as staff work to verify the signatures on …

BHS grad named National Merit scholar

Kate Sanders EVANSTON, Ill. — The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced more than 800 additional winners of National Merit …

WRHS to manage Area Senior Life Centers

White River Health System, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving residents throughout northcentral Arkansas, recently entered into an agreement with the White River Area Agency …

Sports

Hog cagers preparing for Spain

Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE — Off the Canadian trip his Missouri Tigers took in the summer of 2008, Arkansas Coach Mike …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, July 28 - Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Yankees edge Astros 2-1

HOUSTON (AP) — Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees’ …

IOC bans five Russian canoeists

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after …

Sports Briefs

Baseball CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the …