• Honey Traw

    Honey Traw, 79, of Batesville died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born March 4, 1934, at Walldurn Buchen, Germany, she was the daughter of Jacob and Maria Christophel Breunig. She graduated from high school in Germany. She enjoyed fishing, animals, especially cats …

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  • BJHS sweeps football scrimmages

    MARION — The Batesville Junior Pioneers won twice in preseason football scrimmages with the Marion Junior Patriots Thursday night. The eighth-grade kicked off the contests as the first team ran successive series of 10 plays on offense, with the Junior Pioneers racking up a score …

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  • Cavewomen rally by Lady ’Hounds

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen rallied and defeated the Newport Lady Greyhounds 3-1 in a 4A Northeast Conference high school volleyball opener Thursday night. The visitors won 25-16 in the first game. The Cavewomen won the next three by scores of 27-25, 25-22, …

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  • T-wolves, Lady Cougars win again in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves and Izard County Lady Cougars, a familiar duo, won the high school golf matches at Cooper’s Hawk on Thursday. They also topped the leaderboard at the Izard County Cougar Classic in a season-opener earlier this month. Cedar Ridge’s Taylor …

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  • BHS, area high schools serve up tennis openers

    Batesville, Southside and Cave City opened their high school tennis seasons Thursday on the Lyon College courts. Complete results were not available at press time. Below are what had been reported:   Girls Singles Kessie Jenkins (S) defeated Courtney Edwards (C) 6-2; Hannah Eckard (C) …

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  • Cabot nips BHS in v-ball

    The Cabot Lady Panthers edged the Batesville Lady Pioneers in a non-conference and volleyball home opener in Pioneer Gymnasium Thursday night. The Class 7A Lady Panthers and 5A Lady Pioneers split the first two games, with Cabot taking the opener 25-21 and the hosts winning …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Firday, August 30 – Saturday, August 31, 2013.

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  • Tickets on sale for Travelers; make Texas League playoffs

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Travelers are on the verge of reaching the Texas League playoffs and are now selling playoff tickets. The Travelers lead the league’s North Division by two games going into Thursday night’s game. The team has five games remaining in …

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  • Nadal, several Americans win in NY

    NEW YORK (AP) — Second-seeded Rafael Nadal defeated qualifier Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 in 92 minutes Thursday night in a second-round tennis match at the U.S. Open. Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Roger Federer also advanced with straight-set victories. Fourth-seeded Sara Errani crashed …

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  • Arkansas committed to ‘D’ under Bielema

    FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema has spent much of his first offseason in Arkansas traveling to fan clubs across the state, reassuring the natives that the forward pass isn’t going away. Despite Bielema’s public relations battle against the perception that he’s a run-only coach, it’s on …

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  • NFL settles lawsuits; pays $750M

    NEW YORK (AP) — They were Hall of Famers like Tony Dorsett, Super Bowl MVPs like Mark Rypien, and longtime backups like Don Strock. In all, more than 4,500 retired players began suing the NFL two years ago, saying the league concealed what it knew …

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  • Meet Your Local Firefighter

    Howard West Batesville Fire Department 5 years of service   Family members: Kathy, wife; Wiliam and Michael, sons; Laura, daughter; 14 grandchildren Church affiliation/community organizations: Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church; Masonic Lodge Favorite things to do on days off: Hunt, fish, garden, visit hospital Why and …

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