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Harbor Freight coming to town

Shooting victim dies, two men in custody

Inmate sentenced in prison murder

Local student wins Modern Woodmen scholarship

Martha Barrett

Martha Carreiro Barrett, 54, of Batesville passed away on. . .

Brenda Debow

Brenda Debow, 69, of Batesville passed away on June 10,. . .

Stanley Penn

Stanley Wayne Penn, 82, of Cave City died Monday, June 11,. . .

Willie McCord

Willie Dean McCord, 72, of Highland died Sunday, June 10,. . .

Benjamin Kelley

Chaplain (Col.) Benjamin F. Kelley, 90, died on June 9,. . .

Harbor Freight coming to town

Photo by Frank Wallis

Scott Kirk of Precise Electric of Batesville is at work upgrading electrical service to a section of the shopping center, adjoining the Batesville JCPenney store in preparation for the opening of a Harbor Freight tool and equipment store later this year.

California-based Harbor Freight Tools will open a 12th Arkansas store around July 31 in a 15,000-square-foot section of the shopping center at 425 S. St. Louis St. that now houses JC Penny and is adjacent to Kroger.
The store

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Highwaymen can't overcome 12-run deficit in 16-8 loss

Neal Denton/The Baxter Bulletin

Batesville Atlas Asphalt’s Dawson Cook slides safely into third base under Paragould’s Colin Phillips on Thursday in the Twin Lakes Classic at Mountain Home.

By Neal Denton The Baxter Bulletin
MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen surrendered 12 unanswered runs to Paragould before rallying to within 12-8, only to see the comeback fall short in a 16-8,. . . more »

Master Gardener at work

Photo by Tony McGuffey

Master Gardener Chester Clark trims hedges and other shrubbery at the Independence County Extension Office Tuesday morning. The landscaping at the county office is maintained by the Independence County Master Gardener program. The president of the local Master Gardeners is Rose Ann Huston, and anyone interested in joining must undergo a training course.

Before the doctor: 'Seeing' the value of communication

Seniors, can we talk?
Gotten your eyes examined recently? When Ruth and I had lunch, I told her several have called about their eye exam for new glasses. Why did I get a bill? Why is the bill more than my vision insurance copay?
Here's how it should. . .

June 2018