• Tot drowns in swimming pool

    JONESBORO (AP) — Authorities say an 18-month-old girl has died after falling into her family’s swimming pool. Jonesboro police say the incident happened Tuesday night. Authorities say the mother was preparing dinner when she realized her daughter, Kinley Crews, was missing. The girl was found …

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  • Free tax preparation aid available

    LITTLE ROCK — Whether taxpayers find the 1040EZ to be not so easy after all, or they would prefer to have assistance in preparing and filing their tax returns, countless consumers will seek help from tax preparation services this year. There are a variety of …

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  • Lyon College to host Visiting Writers Series

    The Visiting Writers Series at Lyon College will feature author John Hornor Jacobs at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Alphin Board Room for a public interview. He also will host a public reading at 7:30 that night in Bevens Music Room. Jacobs is a Lyon …

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  • AGFC commissioner resigns after arrest

    CONWAY (AP) — The vice chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission resigned Thursday, a week after his misdemeanor arrest for allegedly firing a gun into the ground while drunk. Gov. Mike Beebe said at an economic announcement in Conway that Watkins had called …

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  • Ingram to be speaker at quarterly luncheon

    Emily Ingram, associate director of Arkansas Coalition for Excellence, based in Little Rock, will speak at the North Central Volunteer Network’s quarterly brown bag lunch meeting at noon Feb. 14 in the First Community Bank Southside branch community room, located at the corner of Highway …

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  • Pirates clinch 1A 2-South District title

    CONCORD — The Concord Pirates clinched the 1A 2-South District regular-season title by crushing the Bradford Eagles 63-26 Thursday night. Jacob Roark led the Pirates with 15 points. Ryan Cornielson added 13 and Luke Cornett chipped in 11. The Pirates led 13-7, 35-16 and 49-20 …

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  • Batesville, Tech varsity juniors split 5A-East games

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers jumped to a 15-6 first quarter lead and kept it rolling for a 42-22 victory over the Greene County Tech Junior Eagles in a 5A-East District basketball game in Pioneer Gym Thursday night. Jordan Garner led Batesville with 11 points, and …

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  • Lyon posts another AMC basketball sweep

    Lyon College’s basketball teams won similar-looking games here Thursday in Becknell Gym. Saturday, they would love a duplicate on the road. The Scot women went back and forth with the Harris-Stowe Lady Hornets in the first half, jumped to a quick double-digit lead in the …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Paragould Lady Rams (6-1, 5A-East District; 14-4, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (3-4, 5-11), Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. The Lady Rams, state runners-up last March and currently running one game behind the Beebe Lady Badgers in the district standings, beat the Lady Pioneers by 21 …

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  • Local gymnast wins all-around title; team places third in Rogers

    ROGERS — Cale Landrum won an all-around championship and Stars & Stipes Gymnastic Center teammates Asa Poole and Zachery Green finished second to lead the local team to a third-place finish in the Aspire Co-Ed Invitational Meet here last weekend. Landrum finished second on the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2, 2013.

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  • Harding to host ‘Idol’ winner

    SEARCY — Harding University will host Phillip Phillips, “American Idol” season 11 winner, Monday. The concert, originally to be held in the University’s Administration Auditorium, has been moved to Benson Auditorium adding an additional 1,000 tickets. “Due to the overwhelming interest, we felt like a …

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