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Agency scrambles to fix financial mess

“The problem is being fixed,” Health Resources of Arkansas Executive Director Curren Everett said. Within a short period of time of HRA learning …

Bad driver arrested

A driver stopped for crossing the centerline of the roadway, as well as the fog line several times early Wednesday morning, went to …

Coach to speak on team pride

Stuart Smith The second sports-related program in Old Independence Regional Museum’s 2017 series will be held at 2 p.m. March …

NRA drops campus gun bill support

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Rifle Association said Wednesday it no longer supports a bill allowing concealed handguns on Arkansas college campuses after …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 23 - Saturday, February 24, 2017.

Sports

Cave City, Concord teams end drought

CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen ended an 11-year drought by earning a berth into next week’s Class 4A State Tournament with a 68-43 …

Basketball in town tonight

Lindenwood-Belleville Lady Lynx (21-7, overall; 17-5, American Midwest Conference) vs, Lyon College Scots  (23-4, 19-3) in Becknell Gym, 5:30 The Scots took advantage of …

Barford’s 16 points leads Hogs by Aggies

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ NCAA Tournament chances appeared all but lost following back-to-back losses to Missouri and Vanderbilt two short weeks ago. Don’t look …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 23 - Sunday, February 26, 2017.

NBA returns for  tough 6 weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick …