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Young motorcyclist killed in crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Lawrence County boy died early Tuesday morning when a car struck his motorcycle. Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened at 4:44 a.m. June 28 near the intersection of State Highways 115 and 117 in Smithville. The minor, who was not identified due to his...
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Program to get kids outside and connect with nature

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A Northeast Arkansas city is using nature to connect with children. The city of Batesville is one of 40 cities nationwide to join in on a program that will do just that. “Just getting the kids out of the house, out of the indoors, and into...
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BPD: 16 vehicle break-ins reported over the weekend

Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill said his department was called to 16 vehicle break-ins over the weekend. Investigators reported the suspects took credit and debit cards stolen in the break-ins and used them at local and out-of-town locations. Cockrill said the break-ins occurred in multiple areas of the city and...
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Cave City man dies in ATV accident on Antioch Road

A Cave City man was killed late Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident in Independence County. Sheriff Shawn Stephens said the victim, identified as Orvill L. Farris, 36, was driving a Honda all-terrain vehicle eastward on Antioch Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle, left the south side of the roadway, and overturned.
CAVE CITY, AR
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Man killed in ATV crash

CAVE CITY, Ark. (KAIT) -A Cave City man died Saturday night in an ATV crash. Arkansas State Police said the crash happened at 11:41 p.m. June 25 on Antioch Road. According to the preliminary fatal crash report, 36-year-old Orvill L. Farris was driving a 1986 Honda ATV at a high rate of speed when he lost control.
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Mountain Home MacLeod Legion team drops 2 games at Batesville

The Mountain Home MacLeod American Legion baseball team lost both ends of a double header at Batesville Monday night. Batesville took the first game 12-2. Jordan Corbett struck out four in two innings of work and Cash Arnhart had five strikeouts in four innings. In the second game, Batesville topped...
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Meet and greet night

LOCUST GROVE — Just about everyone in attendance got track time at Batesville Motor Speedway on Friday for the annual $20 carload night and meet and greet. Drivers parked their race cars on the front stretch during intermission to give fans a chance to come down from the grandstands to get a closer look and interact. The kids were also treated to bus rides around the track and through the pits.
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Obituary: Orvill Farris

Orvill Farris, age 36, of Batesville passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Batesville. He was born October 16, 1985, in Batesville, Arkansas to Johnny and Rebecca Brown Farris. He was a farmer and of the Christian faith. Orvill enjoyed bass fishing, rodeo, hunting, spending time with family and anything outdoors.
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Obituary: Mary Margaret Hires

Mary Margaret Hires, 55, of Batesville passed away Monday, June 27, 2022. Mary was born May 27, 1967, in Blytheville, Arkansas to Denzil Lee Griffin and Margaret (Demmitt) Griffin. She was a Social Worker for the Arkansas Department of Human Services, a member of the West Baptist Church, an avid...
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Cheer, Steppers, Prancers success at BSD

Featured image: Batesville High School Charter Cheerleaders. Dance teams and cheer squads from the Batesville School District have plenty to celebrate during the summer break. At their first overnight National Dance Alliance (NDA) camp, the Batesville Junior High Steppers were awarded:. An NDA National Championship Bid. A ”Superior” rating for...
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MacLeod to play Monday at Batesville

The Mountain Home MacLeod American Legion baseball team returns to the road to begin the week. MacLeod will be in Batesville on Monday. The first pitch is scheduled for 5.
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Obituary: Jake Brannon

Jake Brannon, 48, of Cave City passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at Little Rock. He was born December 18, 1973, to Bob Brannon and Janet Cook Brannon. He was a coin dealer and of the Catholic faith. Jake enjoyed going to the beach, loved buying stuff and traveling the U.S with his wife Kim.
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Obituary: Thomas Richard Donovan

Thomas Richard Donovan, 84, of Jacksonport, died after a long health battle on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. He was born October 13, 1937 in Lyndon Station, son of the late Thomas Joseph and Marie Elizabeth (Riddlestine) Donovan. Tom graduated from Madonna High School. He was a member of the United States Army National Guard. He owned Donovan Mirror and Glass Company, along with TRD, LLC. In 1985, Tom and Linda Susan Funk were united in marriage in Maui, Hawaii, and later at St. Michael’s in Jacksonport, WI The two are members of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
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AR Man Calls Police to Report Assault, But Was Wanted Himself

Thayer, MO. – An AR man has been arrested after calling to report he had been assaulted. On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Thayer Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a call where the caller had reported being assaulted. Upon arrival of the Valero gas station...
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