• Audubon Society meeting set

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin in Clinton. A Dutch-treat meal will begin at 5. The program is titled “White-nose Syndrome in the Bat Population.” Speaker is Blake Sasse, the non-game mammal/furbearer program leader at …

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  • USS Razorback offers Memorial Day view

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The staff and volunteers at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum watch the downtown North Little Rock Memorial Day fireworks from the best spot on the Arkansas River every year. “You just grab a chair on the submarine’s deck and look straight …

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  • Taylor made

    In Taylor McKeen Shelton’s brief life, he found joy in everything around him — rocking his fedora, going to the park and being with his family and friends. But his future that once held such potential came to an abrupt — and still unexplained — …

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  • Internet date results in felony rape charge

    An Internet date has resulted in a rape charge against a 19-year-old Oil Trough man. The affidavit for arrest charges Dylan J. McKibben with the class Y felony and a $50,000 bond was set. The incident was reported Sunday after Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Randy …

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  • Man at accident returns to jail

    Days after a Batesville man got out of prison, he was once again in custody. Matthew Dustin Caldwell, 32, was sitting on the ground at an accident scene on Tuesday when Sgt. Shawn Stephens with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office arrived. Stephens said he asked …

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  • Retiring teachers honored

    Seven employees of the Batesville School District will soon say goodbye to the faces, halls and classrooms that have become so familiar over the years, but during Monday night’s school board meeting at Central Magnet Elementary it was a chance to be recognized. Some employees …

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  • Flippo to celebrate 99th birthday

    Carl Flippo will celebrate his 99th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at White River Independent Living, located at 3515 Harrison St. in Batesville. He worked for the Arkansas Highway Department and retired from the Arkansas Forestry Department. He has lived …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 23 – Sunday, May 25, 2014.

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  • Concord Fire Department holds fundraising dinner

    CONCORD — The Concord Fire Department annual fundraiser will be Saturday at Concord City Park. Dinner will be served at 11 a.m. Pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, slaw, beans and drinks will be available. A pie auction will follow. Live music will be provided, …

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  • ‘Elvis’ to perform for ICARE

    CALICO ROCK — Elvis tribute performer Joe Beavers will entertain at 6 p.m. Saturday at Calico Rock Elementary School auditorium. Beavers has the longest-running Elvis tribute show in the country, spanning 35 years. “Not only does he capture the likeness, he also captures the essence …

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  • OB/GYN teams up with state medical society

    Dr. Tara Reynolds, Batesville obstetrician/gynecologist, has recently joined forces with the Arkansas Medical Society to improve health care in this community and our state through legislation, education and the day to day support of patients and medical practices. “As a society member, Dr. Reynolds is …

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  • ASU recognizes honors students

    JONESBORO — The honors college at Arkansas State University hosted the fifth annual honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on May 16. One hundred and two graduating honors students were recognized in the company of their parents, families, guests, and university dignitaries. Graduation distinctions for each …

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