• BBBS looking for Karaoke contestants

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Arkansas is searching for contestants for their annual Karaoke for a Cause that will take place 6-9 p.m. June 15 at Edwards Commons building on the Lyon College campus. Contestants will perform country classics and the deadline for registration …

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  • Economic development to meet

    The Independence County Economic Development Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board room. All meetings are open to the public.

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  • Future construction is topic

    MELBOURNE — Teacher recognitions, re-employment of classified personnel and the discussion of potential future construction plans mark the agenda when the Melbourne School Board meets at 6 tonight. The board will meet in the administration board room. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • S-side juniors place 4th in district meet; Melbourne seniors win Goblin Relays

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Southside Junior Lady Southerners finished fourth in the team standings and three Southside athletes won championships in the 4A-2 District Track and Field Meet here Monday. Winning individual championships for Southside were Kourtney Shiver, who won the discus throw with a …

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  • Visitors sweep Scots in home softball finale

    Lyon Sports Information After clinching a spot in the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament over the weekend, the Lyon College softball team was hoping to gain some momentum when it hosted Mid-Continent Monday at House Field in a regular-season finale. Instead, the Cougars won the …

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  • Lady Southerners win big on Senior Day

    SOUTHSIDE — The Lady Southerners celebrated their 20th win of the season on Senior Day as they walloped the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz 11-1 in a 6-innnings non-district game on Monday. With the win the Lady Southerners are assured a berth in the 4A East Regional …

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  • Eagles down Mustangs in 1A 2- South District

    GREERS FERRY — The Midland Mustangs lost for only the second time in 1A 2-South District play as the West Side Greers Ferry Eagles won 15-6 here Monday. “We made six errors and did not pitch very well,” Midland Coach Donnie Branscum said. Skyler Furrow …

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  • CRA boys clip S-side in soccer

    SOUTHSIDE — The Crowley’s Ridge Academy Falcons outscored the Southside Southerners in the second half Friday on Stewart Field for a 3-1, 4A-3 Conference soccer victory. Meng Phan Li scored with an assist from Emprea Childress for Southside’s lone goal. The score was tied 1-1 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, April 23 – Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

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  • Mobile rabies clinic scheduled

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County 4-H Mobile Rabies Clinic will take place Saturday, according to a news release from the county Extension office. There will be a fee of $10 per pet for the rabies vaccine. Also parvo and distemper vaccinations will be available …

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  • Business to host event

    Independence County Off-Road will host a “business after hours” event at 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday. This year marks the 10th anniversary for the business. Food and drinks will be available. A drawing will he held for a new Polaris 50cc kids’ ATV.

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  • Mt. Pleasant sets registration

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary will hold kindergarten registration from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the kindergarten classroom. To be eligible children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1. Items needed for registration include a physical screening development …

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