web-teeth painter1

Woman uses teeth to create art

SOUTHSIDE — Dipping her brush into the white paint, Sharon Scarbrough steadies herself as she adds the color against the stark contrast of a blue background. The snow-capped mountains need more definition. When people see her artwork and say they couldn’t paint like her using their own two hands, she just smiles. “I tell ’em I can’t either,” the 70-year-old …

In Other News

Expired tags lead to arrest

The driver had expired tags and no insurance, his passenger had a false name, four warrants and an urge to …

Theft incident missed by stolen camera

Hoping to see who had broken into his pickup Tuesday night, Bobby Liles of Moorefield turned to his hidden game …

Children remembered at Compassionate Friends picnic

The balloons in yellow, pink, blue, red and green may have brought some color to Riverside Park on Tuesday night, …

HSIC, Petsense host event for National Pet Adoption Weekend

The Humane Society of Independence County will showcase many of its adoptable pets at the sixth annual National Pet Adoption …

Car show set for Saturday in conjunction with Water Carival

River City Cruisers Car Club Annual Car Show will be Saturday in conjunction with the White River Water Carnival at …

Local conservation district turns 75

On July 27, the Independence County Conservation District celebrated 75 years of service to the landowners of Independence County, according …

Ozarka trustees to meet

MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will conduct its regular quarterly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in …

Architects to give report

The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the district administration office. Agenda items include a report …

Sports

BJHS wins 14th straight; Walls collects 200th win

SEARCY — A personal milestone was reached Thursday night when the Batesville Junior Pioneers dominated the Searcy Cubs 41-22 in …

Pioneers, Cavemen shooting at 2-0

Searcy-at-Batesville and Melbourne-at-Cave City are set to provide nearby looks at season-opening high school football winners tonight. The Searcy Lions …

Southside, Cedar Ridge, Melbourne juniors win

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners hung another zero on an opponent at Stewart Field Thursday night. Southside defeated the …

Cavewomen fall 3-1 to Lady Warriors

CAVE CITY — The Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 25-13, 25-20, 24-26, 25-13 Thursday in a …

Lyon College football coach reveals plans for scrimmage

Exactly one month after his players reported for fall training camp, Lyon College Coach Kirk Kelley will see what kind …

Bearkatz stop T-wolves in golf

MELBOURNE — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves winning streak came to an end Thursday at Cooper’s Hawk Golf Club as Melbourne’s …

Lady Blazers stop Lady Pioneers; Junior Lady Pioneers keep rolling

The Valley View Lady Blazers handed the Batesville Lady Pioneers their first 5A-East Conference loss and stopped their win string …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 12 – Saturday, September 13, 2014.