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Arrest made in theft case

One of two men who were allegedly involved in shoplifting items from the Batesville Walmart just before 10 p.m. Aug. 26 has been arrested.

Suspect captured

An arrest has been made following what Batesville police are calling a robbery at the Dollar General store in west Batesville Saturday afternoon.

DTF places hold on 2

A woman and man were held for further investigation by the drug task force after a traffic stop Monday. Independence County Deputy …

Family fight ends in arrest

MELBOURNE — A Sidney woman has been arrested in a family disturbance in Izard County, according to a news release from Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

WRMC welcomes pediatrician

Dr. Gwenevere White Dr. Gwenevere White has joined the staff at The Children’s Clinic, announced Gary L. Bebow, White River …

Sports

BHS golfers finish third

PARAGOULD — The Batesville Pioneers finished third in a quadrangular high school golf match at the Paragould Country Club on Tuesday. Led by …

Cavewomen win conference opener

HIGHLAND — The Cave City Cavewomen defeated the Highland Lady Rebels 3-0 in a 4A-Northeast volleyball opener on the road Tuesday night. The Cavewomen won …

Salem teams win in Horseshoe Bend

HORSESHOE BEND — Salem swept the team titles in high school golf matches at The Course on Turkey Mountain Tuesday. The Greyhounds edged the Izard …

Area matches highlight football openers

The schoolboy football season gets rolling Thursday night with two matchups between area teams — the Southside Junior Southerners visiting the Cave City Junior Cavemen …