• Dog attack victim finds reasons to be thankful year after mauling

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Donny Moore is grateful this holiday season that he can actually eat Thanksgiving dinner. The Springdale florist was mauled by a pit bull on Fox Pass Road in Hot Springs on Nov. 23, 2011, the day before Thanksgiving. In the past …

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  • Pfeiffer Water to meet

    The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority Board meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville city hall on Main Street. The board routinely meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

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  • Bill Fulbright

    J.B. “Bill” Fulbright, 85, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in a Batesville nursing home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Baptist Church in Batesville with Adam Hughes and S.D. Hacker officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will …

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  • Frances House

    PINE BLUFF — Frances Ann House, 65, of Pine Bluff died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in a Pine Bluff hospital. Born Feb. 28, 1947, in Willard, Ohio, she was the daughter of Walter Viall and Marian Bainbridge Crum. She was raised and received her early …

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  • Charles Smith

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Charles D. Smith, 58, of Poughkeepsie died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born May 3, 1954, at Batesville, he was the son of Raymond L. and Naomi Medlock Smith. He was retired from the Sharp County Road Department and was …

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  • Lyon cagers win, lose in Becknell

    The Lyon College basketball teams kept winning and losing Saturday afternoon at Becknell Gymnasium. The women’s team shot and defended well enough to overcome 23 turnovers and the Philander Smith Lady Panthers for an 85-71 victory. The win was their fifth in as many games. …

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  • Cavewomen thump Lady Pirates

    GOSNELL — The Cave City Cavewomen crushed the Gosnell Lady Pirates 69-34 in a Class 4A-3 District high school basketball opener Friday. The Cavewomen led 23-13, 35-20 and 53-29 at the quarter breaks. Jamie Holley led the Cavewomen with 16 points, eight rebounds and five …

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  • Marmaduke Lady ’Hounds rally past Lady Pioneers

    HIGHLAND — The Marmaduke Lady Greyhounds turned back an early charge by the Batesville Lady Pioneers and went on to win big here Saturday in the Highland Classic. The Lady Pioneers jumped out to a 7-0 lead, but the unbeaten Lady ’Hounds battled back to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 19, 2012.

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  • HRA board gets different picture – State police probe official; independent auditor sought

    What a difference a month can make. On Thursday, board members at Health Resources of Arkansas were painted a different picture from the month before. CEO Jim Clark said the company still has a lot of obstacles to overcome but feels its financial problems are …

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  • Event to benefit food pantry

    NEWARK — A benefit wrestling event/concert has been scheduled for the Cedar Ridge food pantry on Saturday at the high school gym Newark. Doors open at 5 p.m., with wrestling beginning at 6 with Brian “Too Sexy” Christopher, Hollywood Jimmy Blalock and the ASWF stars. …

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  • Teen runaway sought

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s help in locating a missing runaway juvenile, according to Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Mundy. “Quentin Riggs (17) was last seen at approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday at Fifth and Main streets in Batesville,” Mundy said. “Quentin is a …

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