• Police called to clinic for man rolling on ground

    A Batesville man got a ride to jail after officers were called to Sherwood Urgent Care early Friday morning after he was seen talking to himself and rolling around on the ground. When police arrived, Raymond Scott West, 35, of Ross Street, told them he …

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  • Russell collects big BMS win

    LOCUST GROVE — Jeremy Russell won the biggest race of his 15-year career as he took the checkered flag and the $5,000 grand prize in the 40-lap National Recovery Specialist Street Stock Nationals Saturday at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Starting from the poll position, the …

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  • Highwaymen go .500 in Mtn. Home tourney

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen defeated one of their hosts to reach the bracket portion of the Brooks Robinson Twin Lakes Classic before being eliminated by the eventual champions over the weekend. On Friday, the hitting of Kenton Crawford and pitching of …

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  • AHSCA All-Star Games looks new in many ways

    It’s an all-new thing for Batesville Guard-circulation area athletes and coaches participating in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games in Conway, and we’re not just talking about the sort-of-new venue. Of course, it’s new for the players. It’s a one-time happening for the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY High school baseball: Batesville at South Side Bee Branch, doubleheader, 5 p.m.   TUESDAY Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games in Conway (University of Central Arkansas campus) — East vs. West baseball doubleheader, 5 p.m., East vs. West softball doubleheader, 5   WEDNESDAY …

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  • Norfork Dam lane closure announced

    MOUNTAIN HOME — One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday for inspection of the dam. Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office said they regret any inconvenience this may …

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  • Ozarka sets summer GED schedule

    MELBOURNE — The  Adult Education Department at Ozarka College is offering summer GED classes at Ozarka College campuses in Melbourne, Ash Flat and Mammoth Spring. Class times are Mondays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ash Flat, Room 109; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m, Mammoth Spring, Room 106; Wednesdays …

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  • McSpadden, Flood announce plans

    Mr. and Mrs. Randy McSpadden of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Marie McSpadden, to Ross Anthony Flood, son of Stephen and Aymee Flood of Steele, Mo., and Beverly Lane and Tim Lampkin, both of Batesville. The bride-elect is …

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  • Blaikely Addison Williams

    Jeremy and Whitney Williams of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on June 11, 2013. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 3.4 ounces and has been named Blaikely Addison Williams. Grandparents of the child are Tracy and Lisa McKnight …

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  • Riley Leah Reves

    Danny and Elizabeth Reves and Olivia of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on June 11, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5.6 ounces and has been named Riley Leah Reves. Grandparents of the child are …

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  • Jaxton Elijah Glenn Patrick

    Kenneth DeArman and Jennifer Patrick, Katie and Zander of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 10, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3.6 ounces and has been named Jaxton Elijah Glenn Patrick. Grandparents of …

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  • Vanessa Pauline Miele

    Vincent and Crystal Miele, Russell, P.J., Isais and Lily of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on June 7, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5.8 ounces and has been named Vanessa Pauline Miele. Grandparents of …

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