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Circuit judge rule against wet/dry lawsuit

Circuit Judge Tim Weaver has ruled on the constitutionality concerning the wet/dry issue that is being challenged in Independence County. Weaver explained his ruling saying …

Volunteers needed for this weekend

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through its Mormon Helping Hands disaster relief program, is seeking partner organizations and/or individuals to join …

Officers find pot, fake meth

When William Ray Burns, 19, of Cave City got stopped for erratic driving Saturday night it was his passenger who ended up going to …

Body of missing Concord woman found

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a missing Concord, Arkansas woman after she called 911 to report that she …

Suspicious truck leads to drug arrest

When Batesville Police Officers notice headlights behind a local business after business hours, they just naturally investigate. So was the case with Patrolmen Dillion …

Driver blacks out, crashes

The last thing Loyd Waters Jr. of Greenbrier said he remembered before waking up with police and rescue workers standing around, was feeling lightheaded …

Traffic stops result in arrests

Two unrelated traffic stops resulted in citations and arrests. The first one resulted in a felony. Three adults and one child were …

Sports

S-side juniors win football scrimmage

SOUTHSIDE — Southside defeated Greene County Tech 22-14 in a preseason football scrimmage Monday night on Stewart Field, and Coach Jon Johnston sounded satisfied …

BJHS coach happy early look

CABOT — The Batesville Junior Pioneers and their coaches got what they needed out of a preseason football scrimmage Monday night, said Batesville Coach …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 23 - Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Sports Briefs

Olympics Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela announced in …