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Classic cars to ‘cruise’

The River City Cruisers will have a “cruise” at 6 p.m. Friday that will start at Regions Bank on Main Street Batesville and end …

Attorney general to speak

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will speak at the Batesville Kiwanis Club noon meeting on Friday, not World War II veteran James R. “Pete” …

Weekend Events

Friday • Batesville Moose Lodge ladies’ night, 750 Brewer Hill Road, 6 p.m. Call (870) 793-9902 or visit www.facebook.com/batesvillemoose.lodge. • Family dance featuring …

Sports

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, August 27 - Saturday, August 29, 2015.

Sports Briefs

Baseball DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander leaned forward a bit, hoping this line drive would land foul. Then he arched his back …

Bolt adds to world sprint titles

BEIJING (AP) — When time came for Usain Bolt to celebrate a record 10th world championship title, a clumsy cameraman got a little too …

Scrimmages please BJHS coach

SEARCY — Batesville Junior Pioneer football Coach Doug Walls said he was pleased with his team’s scrimmages against Cabot North, Beebe and Harding Academy …