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Batesville school receives threat

One person is in custody after a threat was allegedly made against the Batesville School District following classes Wednesday, according to Independence County Sheriff …

Batesville man killed in crash

DRASCO — A Batesville man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Sunday on Highway 25 in Cleburne County, according to Arkansas State Police.

Southside names new principal

Kayla Turner SOUTHSIDE — Southside Middle School didn’t have to look far to find its new principal. In fact, it …

Gun removed from school raffle

Plans to raffle an AR-15 rifle one week after a deadly school shooting in Florida have been nixed at Batesville High School. The …

Sharp County JPs again vote on pay

ASH FLAT — The Sharp County justices of the peace took another vote on an ordinance establishing per diem pay for themselves at its …

Sports

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 22 - Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic downhill

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event …

TV Sportswatch

Today BOXING 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Joseph Diaz, Jr. vs. Victor Terrazas, for Diaz’s NABO featherweight title, at Indio, Calif.

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 21 - Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Louisville must vacate NCAA title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA’s decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men’s basketball championship in …