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Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Batesville earlier this month dies

A male pedestrian hit by a turning vehicle in Batesville earlier this month has died. The Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatality Report says Lewis Blue Price, 86, was crossing the roadway at the intersection of Highway 167 (St. Louis Street) and College Street on Oct. 15 when he was struck by a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado truck that was making a turn.
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Obituary: William “Sonny” Preston Huddleston, Jr.

William ”Sonny” Preston Huddleston, Jr. of Batesville, Arkansas passed away Oct. 23, 2021. He was born Oct. 21, 1935, to William Preston Huddleston, Sr., and Alma Britton Huddleston in the Ashley Township, Independence County, Arkansas. He is predeceased by his parents, a sister, Eddie Ann Boling, and a granddaughter, Staci...
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Batesville Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Batesville: Sunday, October 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, October 25: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Batesville

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Batesville: Monday, October 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, October 27: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then showers
BATESVILLE, AR
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BHSC World Civilization class cleans the Baja

Batesville High School Charter Teacher Matt Wentz (pictured, back row, far left) and his World Civilization class recently cleaned up the “Baja” stretch of Jennings Lane that leads to the junior and high school campuses as part of the Great Arkansas Cleanup. The Great Arkansas Cleanup takes place each fall...
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Batesville Pioneers pickup third conference win Friday night, 21-7

The Batesville Pioneers picked up their third 5A East Conference win of 2021 as they defeated the Brookland Bearcats by a final score of 21-7. The Pioneers opened the scoring in the first quarter on a one-yard run by Jay Storlie. The Pioneers would get two touchdown runs from Gabe Witt in the second quarter. The first score came on a 19-yard run and the second came on a 34-yard run near the end of the first half. Esler Ordonez connected on all three of his extra points. Rhett McDonald had an interception for the Pioneers and Grayson Berdeja recovered a fumble to end a Brookland scoring threat.
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Women Bankers See Progress in Industry

Sarah Lane has been in the Arkansas banking industry for more than two decades, and she remembers those early years when she was often the only woman in the room. She doesn’t have to worry about that any more as an executive with Citizens Bank in Batesville. Lane, the bank’s chief retail officer, is one of five women in executive leadership positions at the bank, representing 55% of the executive branch at the $1.2-billion asset bank.
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Rose Leads SE at GAC Championship

SEARCY, Ark. - Southeastern's Megan Rose ran a personal best and added a Distinguished Scholar Athlete award while leading Southeastern to an eighth-place finish at the Great American Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Searcy, Ark. Rose posted a 5K time of 19:36.8 which was good for a 33rd...
SEARCY, AR

Newport Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Newport: Monday, October 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, October 27: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then showers
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Weather Forecast For Tupelo

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Tupelo: Monday, October 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, October 27: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then showers
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Pair lead deputies on high-speed chase across county

On Oct. 18 deputies with the Independence County Sheriff Office were on routine patrol near Hwy. 167 and South Fork Road, when they noticed a Ford Escape with a non-operational brake light. The deputies activated the emergency blue lights to conduct a traffic stop. The driver, later identified as Megan Nicole Bean, 30, of Batesville, continued driving on South Fork Road, so deputies activated the emergency siren.
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High school students learn about college life at LEAD Conference

Assistant Dean of Admissions Shelby LeGardye discusses the admissions process with high school students at Mortar Board's LEAD Conference. Lyon College students, staff and faculty gave local high schoolers an insight into college life at Mortar Board’s annual LEAD conference on Oct. 25. Approximately 30 students from Batesville, Cave City,...
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