• SUV reported stolen

    A Batesville woman reported her 2004 silver Buick Rendezvous stolen Wednesday after her mother-in-law discovered her apartment broken into when going to check her mail. Twenty-six-year-old Megan Dimango of 1655 N. Hill St. told officers that her mother-in-law went to her apartment and noticed it …

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  • Warrant issued in theft case

    A Montgomery County woman currently wanted for parole violations is now wanted by local authorities for theft by receiving, according to an Independence County court affidavit. Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Mundy said that in the latter part of March Deputy Andy Rogers took a …

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  • Range board discusses revenue, expansion

    Although finances are better than expected at the present time, the board of the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex knows that will not be the case later in the season. Range manager Terrill Gregg told the board in its regular meeting Wednesday that revenue for …

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  • Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no …

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  • Library to have book sale

    The Lyon College Mabee-Simpson Library book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 and 14 and after the 9 a.m. Iona Service until midnight April 15. Hardbacks will be $3 each; two for $5 or four for $10. Paperbacks, children, …

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  • Meeting planned regarding European trip

    Ashley Walker, Arkansas’ 2004 U.S. Department of Education American Star of Teaching and an English teacher at Batesville High School, will take a group of students to explore Europe during the 2014 summer vacation. The trip is open to local students entering 10th through 12th …

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  • BHS drama announces cast for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

    The Batesville High School Drama Pioneer players will present the classic, “The Wizard of Oz” this weekend at the Batesville School District Auditorium on Water Street. Performance times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission …

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  • Special performance set

    Chuck Crain from Presley’s Branson and RFD TV will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at West Baptist Church, located at 1100 N. Central Ave. in Batesville. “Being able to sing of my lord and savior every night and add a ray of hope to people …

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  • Saddle Up for St. Jude trail ride is Saturday

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Second Annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Trail Ride will be Saturday  at the Rafter D Ranch in Mount Pleasant. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. A minimum $10 donation is required to participate in the day’s events, and some activities …

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  • Hillcrest files available

    STRAWBERRY — Students who received special education while attending Hillcrest School in 2008 may pick up their files containing confidential information. This applies to students who have graduated, moved, were dismissed or were referred for special services. To arrange to pick up files, call Peggy …

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  • Church plans convention

    The New Testament House of Prayer at 486 River St. in Batesville will hold its 20th annual convention Friday through Sunday. Pastor Roy Ford Sr. will officiate. Friday’s service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Information concerning times and activities for the following days will be …

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  • State park to hold fishing workshop

    NEWPORT — Jacksonport State Park will have a Kids Fishing Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Those attending will meet at the Visitor Center before going to White River to fish. Fishing poles are available for those who do not have one. Participants age …

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