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Semi-truck crash creates delays

A semi-truck crash that occurred just minutes before noon Tuesday snarled traffic on Highway 167 for hours.

In Other News

Sheriff sees possible split with dispatch

Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery was not at the meeting and told the Guard, he has had limited discussions with …

Airborne crash kills biker in west Batesville

The rider of a Honda motorcycle was killed around 10 a.m. Wednesday when he lost control of his cycle in …

Shooter charged

Bond has been set at $15,000 for 39-year-old James D. Mobley of Swafford Road, who was arrested for first-degree battery …

SHS madrigals thrill audiences for 20 years

SOUTHSIDE — There was that time the 35-pound hog head slid off the serving tray, and how could Rhonda Fowler …

Festival of Lessons, Carols planned at Central UMC

A Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held at 10:50 a.m. Sunday at Central Avenue United Methodist Church, located …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 19 – Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Latin concert fun, educational for Melbourne students

MELBOURNE — For more than a decade, Melbourne High School students have been entertained by the Latin sounds of Puerto …

Donations sought

LITTLE ROCK — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has offered three reasons for cleaning out closets and donating the items to …

Sports

Pioneer quarterback recognized as finalist for State Farm award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Batesville Pioneer senior quarterback Kenton Crawford was one of 45 finalists recognized Monday night at the …

Bombers down Cougars in bowling

MOUNTAIN HOME — Mountain Home swept Izard County in high school bowling matches Wednesday. The Lady Bombers won 12-1, defeating …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, December 18 – Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Greater depth, communication show in Hog secondary

FAYETTEVILLE — The targeting penalty banishing Arkansas strong safety Rohan Gaines from the second half of the Razorbacks’ 17-0 SEC …

Judge says suit against Pop Warner can continue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit by a teenager who was …

Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB

If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major …

Sports Briefs

Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers …

Scot men fend off Bulldogs; Scot women win by 59

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Tuesday night against Benedictine-Springfield, Lyon College sophomore guard Logan Bailey picked an opportune time to break out, …