• Zane James Childers

    Carrie Childers of Batesville has announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on July 21, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Zane James Childers. Grandparents of the child are Robert and Patricia Childers. Great-grandparents are …

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  • Chloe Paige Stair

    Lloyd Stair and Stephanie Talley, Breanna and Abbie of Drasco have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on July 23, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6.6 ounces and has been named Chloe Paige Stair. Grandparents of the …

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  • Mayson Elizabeth Wycough

    Matthew and Sarah Wycough, Rylan and Mary of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on July 16, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Mayson Elizabeth Wycough. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Beauty in the breaking – A longing to feel

    I have no personal connection to the photo I’ve had as my wallpaper on my work computer’s desktop for a little over two weeks. I don’t know the subject. I don’t know the photographer. I only know its background from what I’ve read. All I …

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  • Legendary Bigfoot impresses at Batesville Motor Speedway

    LOCUST GROVE — Bigfoot #19 stole the show this weekend at the Batesville Motor Speedway as monster trucks from the Monster X Tour took center stage. Bigfoot won the wheelie and freestyle competition Friday followed by Shock Therapy and Razin Kane and in the racing …

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  • Press distorts facts

    The family George Zimmerman rescued from their burning SUV is refusing interviews for fear of their lives. A woman whose phone number is one digit different from that of the line Zimmerman used to call police is getting death threats. That phone number appeared repeatedly …

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  • ‘New Deal’ projects still around

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) programs helped pull America out of the Great Depression of the 1930s. And, the projects the young men built across Arkansas are still an important part of our historic landscape. The “Three-Cs Boys” lived …

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  • BHS, BJHS cross country begins Thursday

    Batesville junior and senior high cross country prospects are scheduled to get together Thursday morning for their first practice, Coach Diane Treadway said. The practice is scheduled to begin at 7:30 at Pioneer Gymnasium.

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  • Bogalusa wins three in a row on White River

    Paul Dauterive won his fourth and final race in the Open Cruising Division for the Bogalusa 313 Venturer Scouts as he paddled into Batesville’s Kennedy Park Saturday with partner Roo Breland III to win the 47th Annual National Invitational White River Canoe Race. The 20-year-old …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 2 – Saturday, August 3, 2013.

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  • Braves sweep Cards in 3-game series

    ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals’ bats fell flat in Atlanta during a 3-game series between National League Division leaders. That leaves little margin for error in their upcoming 4-game showdown for the Central lead. The Cardinals were swept in 3-games at Atlanta for …

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  • Newman wins Brickyard 400

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Newman, a born and bred Hoosier, fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana by winning the Brickyard 400 at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Newman, from South Bend, ended a 49-race losing streak with the …

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