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Southern Tire Mart helps in fundraiser

Recently, all of the Southern Tire Mart Arkansas locations — including the Batesville store — participated in the Arkansas Bikers for Children (ABC) fundraising …

Pageant for special needs individuals set

The Exceptional Abilities Pageant, a non-competitive pageant designed for special needs individuals, male or female of all ages, with any special need (including mental …

UACCB to offer adult ed classes at Midland

FLORAL — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Adult Education Department is partnering with Midland Elementary School to offer classes in Floral …

Fine arts show slated

HARDY — The Spring River Artists Guild will present the 2015 Fine Arts Show beginning Friday. The new address is 300 Main St. in …

Computer classes announced

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has announced the following continuing education classes: • Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013, 5-7 …

Sports

Lady Southerners roll on

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated Riverview in three games in a 4A-Central volleyball match Monday. The Lady Southerners, 3-0 overall and 2-0 in …

Lady Pioneers blank Lady ’Cane

The Batesville Lady Pioneers swept the Jonesboro Lady Hurricane in Pioneer Gymnasium Tuesday, and they will carry a 3-game win streak into their 5A-East …

Band on Run 5K set for Sept. 12

The Band on the Run 5K, an annual fund-raising road race for Batesville High School’s band, is scheduled for Sept. 12. The final day …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 1 - Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Heyward delivers big hit, celebrates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward decided to cut loose for a change. The usually reserved St. Louis outfielder celebrated in grand fashion …