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Newark first-graders share turkey tales

NEWARK — Students in Katie Jackson’s first-grade class at Newark Elementary shared their tips on how to cook a turkey this holiday season.   This …

Optimists honor Sims, Hurst, others

At its recent annual Youth Appreciation Banquet, the Batesville Optimist Club honored ninth-grade students from Independence County’s six school districts. The students were …

Out & About

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 24 - Sunday, November 26, 2017.

Sports

Southside opens season with sweep of Newport

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners and Lady Southerners finally opened their respective basketball seasons on Tuesday with two big wins over visiting Newport. The Southerners …

On Deck

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