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Fire at Lyon College cafeteria in Batesville

According to the school's website, local restaurants Western Sizzlin', China King and Mazzios stepped up to feed students Tuesday evening in light of the fire.

Buses are leaving from Brown Chapel at 5:20 p.m. to take students to these locations for dinner.

Officials have not released a cause of the blaze.

Lyon is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and was founded in 1872. It has about 500 students.

Ex-president returns to Ark. to stump for Causey


Clinton plans to join Chad Causey, the Democratic nominee for the 1st District congressional seat, for campaign stops in Batesville and Jonesboro.

At Batesville, the two will make an appearance at 3:15 p.m. at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. At Jonesboro, Clinton and Causey will appear at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Airport.

Causey, former chief of staff for the current 1st District congressman, Marion Berry, is opposed by Republican Rick Crawford and Green Party nominee Ken Adler.

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