In other news

1 dead in W-Memphis shooting

WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — Police in West Memphis say one man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting at a gas …

News of Other Days

36 YEARS AGO For $2 and about 90 minutes of his time, Sam Barkley wound up with a white diamond worth between …

Salem to hold homecoming festival

SALEM — The 67th  Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival will be held on the Fulton County Court House Square in Salem Friday and Saturday.

Writers’ retreat set

PIGGOTT — The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott will hold its Summer 2016 Writers’ Retreat June 6-10 in the Educational Center and …

Work day at cemetery slated

SANDTOWN — A work day will be held at Lee’s Chapel Cemetery, located on Sandtown Road in Sandtown, at 8 a.m. Saturday. Those …

Sports

Torpedoes to begin practice Tuesday

The Batesville Torpedoes are about to start the summer swim season, and it will begin without water. Coach Rachel Gavin announced that the …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 28 - Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Sports Briefs

Horse racing NEW YORK (AP) — The trainer of Nyquist says the Kentucky Derby winner is sick and won’t run in the …