• BHS annual baseball, softball tournaments slated for first pitches Saturday morning

    Donnie Branscum knows about the long haul — whether it’s the lifetime journey or all those little day trips that make up a life. So, we’ll take the 64-year-old Midland High School baseball coach’s word for it about one of those smaller journeys. “Depth of …

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  • BracketRacket: A floor, big shocker and the Noid

    Welcome to BracketRacket, your one-stop shopping place for all things NCAA. Today’s menu includes a time-lapse of the Final Floor being built, one great big shocker, some hatin’ on Ohio State’s Aaron Craft, a familiar name atop a bracket challenge and intense loyalty by Domino’s …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Chicago Bulls, 101-97, when a furious comeback by LeBron James and his teammates fell short. The Heat finished six games short of the record held by the 1971-72 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, March 28 – Saturday, March 30, 2013.

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  • From sinner to saint – The saving of the Landers Theatre

    The idea of a church moving into an old run-down movie theater seemed like a crazy idea to some in the community. Aside from the fact the roof had caved in and the building was almost beyond repair — the Landers Theatre had been known …

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  • Five more seek liquor permits

    LITTLE ROCK — A weekly update from the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, released Monday, shows that five additional applications for package stores (liquor stores) have been received from Sharp County — one in Ash Flat and two each from Hardy and Ravenden. Names of …

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  • Rec bids awarded

    The city has opened two more bids for work on recreation complexes, and the winning bidder already has one job currently under way. At Tuesday night’s meeting the city council awarded StoneBridge Construction, LLC of Jonesboro the bids for both the East Main Street soccer …

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  • Ambulance crew may soon move into Hardy fire station

    HARDY — A Spring River Ambulance Service crew may soon be working from a recently completed apartment built into the Woodland Hills Fire Station in Hardy, said Department of Public Safety Director Ernie Rose. Rose also serves as chief of the Hardy Police Department. If …

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  • Event raises funds for HBFD

    HORSESHOE BEND — More than $1,000 was raised for the Horseshoe Bend Volunteer Fire Department through a charity event hosted Tuesday night. The Bunco Babes picked the department as the recipient of this year’s charitable event that unites women of all ages for a night …

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  • Richardson appointed to chief financial officer

    Jana Richardson has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer at White River Health System, replacing the retiring Gary Britten, announced Gary L. Bebow, administrator/CEO. Richardson has 35 years of experience in finance and a total of 10 years of experience with health …

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  • Trivia Night raises money for HSIC

    The Humane Society of Independence County raised almost $3,200 at its third annual Trivia Night fundraiser — the most yet, according to volunteers. The event was held Saturday evening at Fellowship Bible Church in downtown Batesville. “Chris Williams/Team #5 held the lead for quite sometime, …

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  • Walking trail closes

    The North Complex walking trail has been closed as of Tuesday to allow for development of the new ball fields and rerouting of the walking trail, according to Parks Director Jeff Owens. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but invite you to use …

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