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Offices to close

The Independence County Library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Labor Day holiday. The library will re-open at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Mabry to mark 90 years

Wyveda Mabry Wyveda Mabry is celebrating her 90th birthday today. Born in Ash Flat on Sept. 4, 1925, to …

Early voting nears in school elections

Early voting in the annual school board elections will get under way Tuesday and continue through Sept. 14 at county clerk’s offices across the …

Sports

Junior Pioneers push win streak to 23

JONESBORO — Prior to entering its season-opening game, Batesville Junior High defensive coordinator Matt Wentz knew there were mismatches against Annie Camp his defense …

Southside rallies, wins in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK — The Southside Lady Southerners were boosted to a 4A-Central Conference volleyball victory over Arkansas Baptist by Kaylee Crowl. Crowl, led with 21 …

Bearkatz score low for win at home

MELBOURNE — With four scores in the low 40s, the Melbourne Bearkatz topped a 4-team field in a high school golf match Thursday at Cooper’s …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 4 - Saturday, September 5, 2015.