• Batesville Rotary hears from NRA

    While the National Rifle Association is embroiled in a fight over the Second Amendment on the national scene, locally the Friends of NRA are involved in a number of positive activities, giving back to the community. Long time member of the local chapter of the …

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  • Four arrested

                CAVE CITY — Four Cave City residents were arrested Friday after officers from the Sharp County Sheriff’s Department, Cave City Police Department and Third Judicial District Drug Task Force searched a house at 522 Woodland St., said Sheriff Mark …

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  • Accomplishments praised by mayor

    A new fishing pier at Row Lake. Updated interlocal agreement. Construction under way at the new soccer complex. Rehabilitation at the wastewater treatment plant. Economic development. Those are just a fraction of the highlights Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh gave in his annual State of the …

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  • Concord marshal commended

    CONCORD — During a recent Concord City Council meeting, the aldermen commended City Marshal Bobby Hopson for doing an excellent job, said Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. Hopson was hired last fall. Council member Jackie Rone noted that Hopson applies the law to everyone across the board …

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  • Walk Across Arkansas begins

    Walk Across Arkansas, an eight-week opportunity that has inspired thousands of Arkansans to get moving, begins March 11, according to a news release. Registration opens Thursday. Registration is available online at:  http://survey.uaex.edu/WAA/WAAdefault.htm, or by contacting the county extension office. The walk campaign is coordinated by …

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  • Preschool sets fair

    The Batesville preschool will host a magnet school fair and “kindergarten round up” event from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at its campus, 1900 Lyon St. The event is for those who have a child who will be 5 on or before Aug. 1. Parents …

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  • Evans scores 41 as Eagles win state opener

    Timberwolves also advance   BRADLEY — The Hillcrest Screamin’ Eagles came out swinging in the first round of the Class 1A State Tournament, defeating KIPP-Delta 64-50 here Tuesday night as Colman Evans exploded for 41 points. Evans score the Eagles’ first 10 points, including two 3-pointers. …

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  • Lyon College diamondmen sweep conference player of week awards

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College junior pitcher Ben Neyen and senior infielder Colby Rogers were named American Midwest Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively, for the week of Feb. 18-24, the conference announced Monday. Lyon College posted a tripleheader sweep of Central Christian …

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  • S-side soccer ties, loses in Paragould openers

    PARAGOULD — Southside tied and lost in high school soccer openers here Tuesday. The Southerners and Paragould Rams tied 1-1. Southside led 1-0 at halftime. Southside’s Meng Phan Li scored with an assist from Brody Clark. The Southerners recorded 12 shots on goal. Southside goalie …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Missouri Baptist Spartans (11-20) vs. Lyon College Scots (27-3), Becknell Gym, 7 p.m. The seventh-seeded Spartans earned their spot in this American Midwest Conference quarterfinal by whipping the 10th-seeded Benedictine Bulldogs 78-61 in St. Louis on Monday. In their regular-season meetings, the Scots defeated the …

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  • Baseball, softball loses out to conditions

    Due to wet conditions and state tournament basketball games, baseball and softball games involving circulation-area schools were cancelled Tuesday. The Southside varsity and junior varsity baseball games at Cave City were lost to wet conditions. Southside’s scheduled season- and home-opener on Monday against Hoxie was …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 27 – Friday, March 1, 2013.

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