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2nd project under way at UACCB

A local college will soon have dual construction projects going up. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a new firefighter training/workforce training center to be located inside the old daycare building, which is located in the northeast corner of the campus, behind the library and next to a maintenance facility. Also being built on that end of campus is …

In Other News

Poacher busted for drugs

A stakeout by local wildlife officers netted two men hunting out of season Friday morning. Arkansas Game and Fish Wildlife …

Blown engine ends high-speed chase

A high-speed chase involving two police cars and a pickup truck Monday night ended near Sulphur Rock when the truck …

Cave City student expelled

CAVE CITY — An eighth-grade boy was expelled for one calendar year from Cave City school beginning last week for …

Women’s Health Expo announced

First Community Bank and White River Medical Center have again partnered to offer the women of the Batesville area a …

Candidate speaks to Rotary Club

Making Arkansas competitive in the job market, education and the cost of housing inmates were just a few of the …

Southerners set homecoming

SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School will celebrate its homecoming Friday at Stewart Field with a coronation ceremony to begin at …

Police: Body of real estate agent found

SCOTT (AP) — Police discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a …

Batesville board OKs plans, budget cuts

The Batesville School Board is seeking answers. In a special meeting on Friday afternoon, the board agreed to authorize Jackson …

Sports

Southside sweeps visitors in v-ball

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside volleyball teams swept Cedar Ridge in all divisions Monday in non-conference volleyball matches at Southside Gymnasium. …

BJHS volleyballers take two from Annie Camp

Batesville took two from Annie Camp in non-conference junior high volleyball action Monday night in Pioneer Gymnasium. The Junior Lady …

Hurricane outscores Pioneers in junior varsity football

JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Golden Hurricane jumped out to a 17-0 lead and held off the Batesville Pioneers for a …

Donkey basketball game set for Oct. 11

BROCKWELL — Izard County High School is scheduled to host a donkey basketball game at the elementary school gymnasium in …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 30 – October 2, 2014.

Television puts hold on Razorback vs. Tide

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — CBS has exercised a six-day option on the upcoming Alabama at Arkansas football game. The Razorbacks will …

Strong accepts underdog role against Baylor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his first season in the Big 12, Texas Coach Charlie Strong seems to have accepted …

Sports Briefs

College football ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a “serious lack of communication” led to …