• Augusta Campbell

    Augusta Stinnett Campbell, 89, of Batesville died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Batesville. Born Dec. 17, 1923, in Garrison, she was the daughter of Arthur and Fannie Stinnett. She was a member of Southside Church of Christ and was formerly a member of McHue County …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2, 2013.

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  • Burnell Bryant

    Theo Burnell Bryant, 90, of Batesville died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home. Born Jan. 31, 1923, in Denmark, she was the daughter of Vernon E. and Elva A. Mason. She was a homemaker, worked briefly for the Arkansas Forestry Commission and worked in …

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  • Gerald Gaither

    Gerald Edgar Gaither, 78, of Batesville died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, located at 149 Rorie St. at Southside with Bob Dailey officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery at …

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  • Irene Scarbrough Johnson – Paid Obituary

    Edith Irene Burgess Scarbrough Johnson, 66, previously of Batesville, went to Heaven early this morning, May 29, 2013, in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital, after fighting a 14-month-long battle with lung cancer. Born November 3, 1946, in Forrest City, she was the daughter of Doss Sr. …

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  • Unity Fest raises $160K for ministry

    Thousands of people were drawn to Riverside Park on Saturday. Some were there for the fish dinner, some for The Whites gospel group, some for the classic car auction. But it was the men in yellow shirts who will reap the benefits, as John 3:16 …

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  • Cave City seeking 1-cent sales tax

    CAVE CITY — With two members absent, the Cave City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday to put a 1-cent city sales tax on the ballot in November. The aldermen were told last month that the tax would be expected to generate $125,000 annually, or possibly more. …

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  • Family drama continues

    CALICO ROCK — Legal problems and family divisions keep mounting up for Lillian Loosey. The year started with a shooting that left her grandson dead and her son charged with his death. This week, the drama continues and authorities are questioning a woman who may …

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  • Former alderman, community leader dies

    Gerald Gaither wasn’t born here, but he served Batesville proudly for years. Gaither, a former Batesville alderman and leader in the community, died Tuesday. He was 78. Gaither, a native of Izard County and raised in Sidney, was part of a migrant family. He started …

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  • Donated homes go out for bids

    It seemed like a good deal at the time, but now the Batesville City Council’s not so sure. One of the topics at Tuesday night’s meeting was what to do with two houses — one at the corner of Charles and Bayou streets and the …

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  • Fundraiser to pay for veteran’s funeral costs

    Advanced Auto Parts in Batesville will host a memorial fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in which proceeds will be used to help with funeral expenses for a local World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran who died April 24. Car …

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  • Cedar Ridge to offer meals

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District is participating in the Seamless Summer Food Service program June 3 through July 26, according to a news release. Meals will be provided at the Cedar Ridge High School to all children and students age 18 and under …

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