• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, March 20 – Saturday, March 24.

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  • Charles Dickey

    CAVE CITY — Charles Herman Dickey, 77, of Cave City died Friday, March 16, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born March 1, 1935, in Cedar Grove, he was the son of Charley Phillip Dickey and Mary Knatcal Dickey. He was a member of Rejoice Fellowship …

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  • Fady Everett

    Fady Everett CABOT — Fady Everett, 84, of Cabot died Friday, March 16, 2012, in a Little Rock hospital. The funeral was at 11 a.m. today at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in Melbourne with Rick Burke officiating. Burial was in Barren Fork Cemetery in Mount …

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  • Connie Matthews

    Connie Matthews BETHESDA — Connie Bilbrey Matthews, 61, of Bethesda died Saturday, March 17, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 2, 1950, in Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of Lester and Dottie Runsick Bilbrey. She graduated from Clover Bend High School and attended Arkansas …

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  • Buddy Renfrow

    Walter Lloyd “Buddy” Renfrow, 78, of Batesville died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at his home. Born March 7, 1934, in Pelahatchie, Miss., he was the son of Walter O. and Ercle Edna Goosby Renfrow. Survivors include his wife, Linda Renfrow; five sons, Walter G. Renfrow, …

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  • A.D. Poole

    A.D. Poole A.D. Poole, 79, of Batesville died Friday, March 16, 2012. Born Jan. 20, 1933, in Batesville, he was the son of L.E. and Mae Griffin Poole. He was a cattle farmer and enjoyed working in the hay, riding horses and going to rodeos, …

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  • Gun, tax info stolen

    Jeffery Brown of Francis Street said there was no sign of forced entry to his home, but when he went to collect his tax information, some of it was missing, along with a pistol and ammunition. Brown told Deputy Shay Moore Friday evening that he …

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  • Mary Stanley

    Mary Stanley Mary O. Stanley, 87, of Batesville died Friday, March 16, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. today in Oaklawn Cemetery with Robbie Isom officiating. ——— www.willisfs.com

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  • Carmelita Roper

    ASH FLAT — Carmelita Kirksey Roper, 86, of Ash Flat, formerly of Imboden and Batesville, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Mountain Home. Born Oct. 7, 1925, at Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Edward Bert and Alice Louise Keller Kirksey. She ran Sandtown Grocery …

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  • Autopsy: Baxter Co. man died of natural causes

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Authorities say a man who was found dead by family members at his home in Jordan died of natural causes. The Baxter County Sheriff’s office says the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office made the conclusion in the case of 54-year-old Randy …

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  • Lady ’Cats roll through Orange Crush field

    The Harding Academy Lady Wildcats took home the Orange Crush Classic trophy on Saturday, and managed to make a statement in the process. After defeating Greers Ferry Westside, Melbourne and Izard County on their way to the championship game, Harding Academy defeated the Calico Rock …

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  • Two arrested for cutting fence to ride 4-wheelers

    Cutting a fence while riding four-wheelers and fleeing the scene got two women arrested for second-degree criminal mischief and tampering Thursday afternoon. Alexa Watts, 25, of Concord; and Gena Simmons, 35, of Batesville were arrested when they allegedly cut a fence at 675 Jamestown Loop …

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