• BJHS remains unbeaten as Robinson scores 4 TDs

    PARAGOULD — The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers battled another 5A-East undefeated football team Thursday in Paragould, handing the Junior Rams their first loss of the season. The Junior Pioneers walked away with a 28-14 victory as Kylan Robinson rushed for 191 yards and four touchdowns …

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  • Junior Cavemen run by visitors, break losing skid

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Junior Cavemen got just enough out of a revived double-wing offense and more than enough out of their defense to defeat the Westside Consolidated Junior Warriors 16-6 in a 4A-3 District football game, breaking a 14-game losing skid. “We …

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  • Pioneers, Bearkatz plan to stay out front in chase for high school football crowns

    The Batesville Pioneers and Melbourne Bearkatz will try to keep at least a share of district high school football leads tonight. The Pioneers, who began 5A-East District play last week with a 21-0 shutout of the Nettleton Raiders in Jonesboro, are scheduled to host the …

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  • Lois Morley

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Lois Maxine Morley, 72, of Poughkeepsie died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. Born Oct. 13, 1940, at Roswell, N.M., she was the daughter of Otho Ray and Lois Head. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian faith. …

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  • Mother: Woman killed in DC chase was depressed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House suffered from post-partum depression, her mother said. The harrowing chase Thursday unfolded between two national …

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  • Kathy Hamilton

    HIGHLAND — Kathy Lynn Hamilton, 59, of Highland died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in an Ash Flat nursing home. Born July 2, 1954, in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Bill and Eva Jane Guthry Martin. She was a certified nursing assistant. She was …

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  • Ruby Stewart

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ruby Ernestine Flinn Stewart, 89, of Mountain View died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Roller-Coffman Funeral Home Chapel in Mountain View with Junior Barham and Doug Stewart officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Howard Stewart, …

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  • Lady Pioneers win in four against Tech volleyballers

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers jumped in front and stayed there Thursday night while collecting a 3-1 high school volleyball victory over the Greene County Tech Lady Golden Eagles in Pioneer Gym. With the 25-14, 25-23, 23-25, 25-14 decision, the Lady Pioneers improved to 8-2 in …

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  • 3 area v-ball teams win league games

    POCAHONTAS — The Cave City Cavewomen rallied from a 0-2 deficit to defeat the Pocahontas Lady Redskins Thursday 22-25, 18-25, 25-13, 25-23, 15-6 in a 4A Northeast Conference game. The Cavewomen improved to 7-4 in conference, 13-5 overall. Gracen Ratliff led the Cavewomen with 30 …

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  • Walker, Turner win Cave City Classic

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner won the Cave City Bass Club’s classic tournament championship on Lake Norfork after weighing in 8.95 pounds of fish. Second place went to the team of Fred Mullens-Steve Moody, who weighed in 7.30 pounds. Keith Lawrence and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5, 2013.

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  • Tennis

    Paragould defeated Batesville and they tied in dual matches Tuesday on the Lyon College courts. Below are the results: Girls Paragould 6, Batesville 1 Singles: Shelby Cox (P) defeated Haley Cole 7-5; Sarah VanZant (P) defeated Cole 6-4; Emmie Gregory (B) defeated Elisa Guevara 7-6 …

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