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Both sides speak on Issue 1

Batesville Preservation Association

Fest at West

Blake Sherrill

Our beloved son, Blake Andrew Sherrill, 19, of Batesville went. . .

John Johnson

John William Johnson, 89, of Batesville, passed away Wednesday,. . .

Debbie Hunt

Debbie Ann Hunt, 57, of Batesville passed away Monday, Oct. 15,. . .

Shirley Gaston

Shirley Hall Gaston, 76, of Melbourne, Arkansas, died Oct.. . .

Kenneth Cross

Kenneth Robert Cross, age 69, died unexpectedly on Saturday,. . .

Celebrating 20 years

The old National Guard Armory, before museum volunteers began restoration.

Old Independence Regional Museum, located on the corner of Ninth and Vine streets in Batesville, is inviting one and all to gather and share memories about its development over the years.
Founding Board members and early major

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Pioneers stun Chicks on Homecoming

Sandra Stroud

Batesville defenders K.J.Frierson (32) and Bradyn Gammill (14) team up to bring down Blytheville running back Jermel Woods after a short gain in the first half of the Pioneers' 41-6 victory over the Chickasaws on Friday.

By Scott McDonald Guard Sports Editor
For the second week in a row, the Batesville Pioneers put together a solid, complete game and did not make too many mistakes in a 41-6 mercy rule victory over the Blytheville Chickasaws. . . more »

Crash kills woman, injures teen

Photo submitted

Shelby Burns took this photo of her brother's GMC pickup being loaded onto a wrecker trailer after an accident that injured him and took the life of another person.

Facebook's anarchy may be its downfall

I use it, but I hate it.
That's how I feel about Facebook.
Unlike most things you hate, it's actually pretty difficult to just ditch Facebook.
Because it (and to a lesser or equal extent, Twitter) has become integral to how we stay in touch. . .

October 2018