• BBBS launches calendar

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Arkansas has launched its first calendar project “Little Angels” to benefit the organization’s mentoring programs, according to a press release. “The Little Angels calendar is the brainchild and gift from two very special angels, Darren and Misti Carlton with …

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  • Open house set for Friday

    Merchants & Planters Bank in downtown Batesville will host a holiday open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday with refreshments and live entertainment by Danny Dozier. The event is open to the public.

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  • Cave City splits key games with cagers from Pocahontas

    CAVE CITY — Cave City and Pocahontas split 4A-3 District varsity boys basketball games here Tuesday. The Cavemen improved to 3-0 in the district and 7-2 overall with a 69-55 victory. Chaz Mathews led the winners with 31 points and eight rebounds. Justin Hunter added …

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  • Lyon College Classic set to bring in top cage talent

     Lyon Sports Information Some of the best women’s basketball talent in the nation will be in Batesville next week when the Scots host the Lyon College Classic tournament. The main event of the 2-day round-robin event on Dec. 28-29 in Becknell Gymnasium is a matchup …

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  • Grade-school hoops team wins tournament in Searcy

    The Bad Boys, a sixth-grade Amateur Athletic Union basketball team, recently tipped off their season by winning the Team Arkansas Holiday Hoops Classic in Searcy. The squad, which is made up of players from circulation-area schools and Mountain Home, defeated the Forrest City Fireballs, Arkansas …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, December 19 – Saturday, December 22, 2012.

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  • Illegal hunter cited

    A Cord man was cited for drug possession when Independence County Deputy Bobby Woods and Arkansas Game & Fish Wildlife Officer Shad Pearce showed up at his residence Friday looking for a suspect in illegal deer hunting. Pearce asked Woods to assist him in locating …

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  • Nikki Lee Atwell Foundation holding raffle on 2013 Jeep

    MOUNTAIN VIEW— Commemorating 10 years as a non-profit foundation and charity, the Nikki Lee Atwell Foundation will sell 500 chances to win a 2013 Jeep Compass 4×4. Tickets cost $100 each. The raffle is sponsored by Altman Motor Company and Ozark Heritage Bank. Tickets are …

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  • Couple to celebrate 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Michael Watkins, 1962                   Michael and Patricia Watkins of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Family …

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  • Ollister Blake Starnes

    Hunter Starnes and Melanie Durham of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Dec. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Ollister Blake Starnes. Grandparents of the child are Beverly Durham, Tim …

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  • Abel Lee Edwards

    Frankie Edwards and Jessica White of Fox have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Dec. 14, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 4.7 ounces and has been named Abel Lee Edwards. Grandparents of the child are Terry White, George …

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  • Krisalyn Hope Burleson

    Christopher and Angela Burleson, Hunter and Brooklyn of Judsonia have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Dec. 12, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and has been named Krisalyn Hope Burleson. Grandparents of the child …

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