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Inmate leaves work detail

Kelby Epperson An Independence County jail inmate working off his fines for a misdemeanor offense from last year is being …

Contraband found at jail

Despite the fact that she had signed an agreement that she wouldn’t violate the rules while in jail, Amber Gonzalez, 32, of Batesville broke …

Event set for Feb. 3

Dust off those platform shoes, press those bell bottoms and starch that high collar. Main Street Batesville will be stepping back to the 1970s …

Street repairs coming to P-Plains

PLEASANT PLAINS — Pleasant Plains stands to receive $250,000 in state aid for the repair and repavement of its streets. The Pleasant Plains …

Southside discusses programs

SOUTHSIDE — Southside Elementary students and others purchased some 1,749 books during a recent book fair, according to a report by Principal Kim Poole.

Sports

Southerners roll to 22-point victory

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners posted another big basketball victory at home Tuesday night, racing past the Mountain View Yellowjackets 60-38 in 3A-4A Conference 7 …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 18 - Friday, January 20, 2017.

Kentucky men, UConn women keep rolling

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points, Malik Monk added 14 and No. 5 Kentucky beat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night. Kentucky …

Packers painting shades of 2011 magic

There’s been a certain sense of inevitability about this season ever since Tom Brady returned from suspension and started making everything look easy for …

Cowboys delay Romo decision

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren’t ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because …