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Inmate charged with having contraband

An inmate of the Independence County jail is facing class C felony charges after allegedly bringing tobacco into a detention facility. Independence County …

Fight ends in one arrest

A woman who claimed she was asleep when her husband attacked her refused to go to the battered women’s shelter. Independence County Sheriff’s …

1 dies in boating accident

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A Mountain View man, attempting to load his boat onto the trailer, was thrown into the water when the boat capsized …

Community meeting set

The IMPACT Independence County Planning Committee has announced that the next community meeting is scheduled from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 10 in Independence Hall on …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 4 - Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Sports

Sports Briefs

Tennis NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams, pursuing tennis’ first true Grand Slam in more than 25 years, overcame 10 double-faults and …

Nats end Busch Stadium drought

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals’ bullpen got plenty of big outs. Ryan Zimmerman took care of the offense.

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 3 - Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Pioneers serve up sweep

The Batesville Lady Pioneers and Pioneers swept 5A-East District foes from Paragould High schools in matches Tuesday on the Lyon College courts. The …