Campus donated to Desha fire department

January 19, 2017 The Batesville School Board approved Tuesday the transfer of the district’s Desha property and campus to the Desha Volunteer Fire Department. The district …

Man who wrecked car struggles with sheriff

January 19, 2017 During a struggle with Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens, a Florida man claimed he was being hurt because of “religious reasons.” Stephens said …

Cave City teen dies in wreck

January 19, 2017 PFEIFFER — The Cave City School District is mourning the loss of a student today following a car accident near Pfeiffer Wednesday night.

Haney named MSB director

January 19, 2017 Shannon Haney has been named the new executive director of Main Street Batesville, a program that focuses on historic preservation and economic revitalization of …

Weekend Events

January 19, 2017 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 20 - Sunday, January 22, 2017.

C-Ridge board to hear about student trip

January 19, 2017 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the administration office board room. Agenda items include monthly …