• Former Izard County golfer named to all-conference team

    Rachel Harmon, a former standout Izard County High School golfer who now plays for Henderson State, recently won all-conference honors. The sophomore was named to the All-Great American Conference second team. Harmon was an All-Gulf South Conference second-team selection last spring. Henderson State and several …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29, 2012.

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  • NFl draft turns into Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) — Once the NFL draft got past quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, it was like a day on Wall Street. Everybody wanted to make a trade. The wheeling and dealing started even before the Colts opened the proceedings as expected …

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  • Grace Treadway

    Grace Treadway Grace Creswell Treadway, 96, of Batesville died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in a Cave City nursing home. Born July 5, 1915, in Livingston in Stone County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Sally Wallace Creswell. She was a homemaker and a member …

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  • Hillcrest slates commencement

    LYNN — Hillcrest High School will have graduation exercises at 7 p.m. May 11 in the Lynn Multipurpose Building with 27 seniors graduating. Co-valedictorians are Morgan Penn and Sarah Saffell. Penn has been active in Beta Club, Future Farmers of America and track and is …

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  • C-Ridge to continue summer care program

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Age Summer Care program will continue this year at the Cedar Ridge School District. The Cedar Ridge School Board on April 17 approved the continuation of a program for school-age students, to be located at Cord-Charlotte Elementary under the …

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  • Sside girls finish second to Heber Springs

    HEBER SPRINGS — For now, the Southside Lady Southerners are still chasing the Heber Springs Lady Panthers. Heber Springs, long dominant in track and field in Class 4A, added two more 4A-2 District titles here Thursday. The Lady Panthers finished 87 points in front of …

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  • Old Lebanon Church

    Old Lebanon Church near Lynn in Lawrence County will be torn down starting within a week or two, unless someone can submit an affordable bid for repairing the old log building, said John L. Wells of the Old Lebanon Cemetery Committee which oversees the building. …

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  • Chain Saw Safety Workshop set

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Conservation District will host a Chain Saw Safety Workshop on May 11 at the Ash Flat Senior Citizens Center (community building) at 20 Arnhart St., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., said Kerrie Brightwell, secretary. Classroom instruction will be …

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  • Arkansas Tech team wins state bass title – Local man’s boat gets wrecked

    BULL SHOALS — “Hey, hey, what the heck. Wreck Tech,” the usual chant from Arkansas Tech’s opponents in other sports, took on a literal meaning for two of Tech’s bass fishing teams Sunday — the boat pulling the first-place and fourth-place teams’ catches was rear-ended …

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  • Teams each weigh in 11.70 pounds to tie in bass event

    CAVE CITY — Two teams tied for first place in Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Lake Norfork, reported tournament director Ron Watkins. Occupants of six of the nine boats in the tournament weighed in stringers of more than 9 pounds, Watkins said. Mark …

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  • NWTF event for youths to be May 12 at range

    The Independence County chaper of the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting a youth outreach event beginning at 10 a.m. May 12 at the Paul H. Rocky Willmuth Sport Shooting Complex just north of Batesville on U.S. Highway 167, according to a news release. Five-person …

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