• Life’s lessons can come from simple wishes

    Life’s lessons can come from simple wishes It really is about the little things in life. Like wanting to hear Christmas carolers one last time. Such a simple request from a little girl fighting for her life who was told last week she might only …

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  • Shirley Benbrook

    PINEVILLE — Shirley Marie Keeling Benbrook, 76, of Pineville died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in a Calico Rock hospital. She was born Sept. 24, 1937, in Chandler, Okla. She was adopted at the age of six months by Merritt B. Keeling and Goldie Lane Keeling. …

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  • Surrender at Jacksonport

    Throughout the Civil War, Jacksonport was an elusive target for both Union and Confederate forces, even after the Federal occupation of Little Rock in September 1863. Rebel raiding campaigns harassed Yankee forces at key points across northern Arkansas until the end of the war. After …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Powhatan’s swinging bridge To the Editor: (Regarding Craig Ogilvie’s column last Monday) I also remember crossing on the Powhatan bridge and going to the bottoms to pick cotton. We went several years but one year we went to George Crigler’s brother’s farm at Black Oak. We stayed …

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  • Duck hunting and double standards: Tolerance is a two-way street

    A I finished my last bit of Christmas shopping, it seemed like Duck Dynasty merchandise was everywhere. Who would have thought, in 2013 the hottest gift ideas would involve rednecks from Louisiana? What’s more, I never would have believed anything the “Duck” family said would …

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  • Louisville clobbers Miami; Bridgewater deflects questions on entering NFL draft

    ORLANDO, Fla (AP) — Louisville’s first 12-win season since 2006 and second consecutive bowl victory eased the sting of missing out on a third straight conference title and back-to-back BCS bowl invitations. Saturday night’s 36-9 rout of Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl also provided …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, December 30, 2013 – Thursday, January 2, 2014.

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  • Local woman wins contest with first house she builds

    For Jane Summers, the first time’s a charm — at least when it comes to building gingerbread houses. Summers, who lives in Moorefield, won the 2013 Arkansas Gingerbread House Competition in El Dorado on Nov. 18 with the first gingerbread house she ever built. Her …

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  • Man with warrants flees, evades capture

    Police are looking for a Batesville man who fled on foot after a high speed chase Thursday, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. A warrant will be issued for the arrest of Tim Van Nguyen, 30, of 385 Blue Creek Road, …

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  • Man shoots self after a party ‘dare’

    After a night of partying with friends, a 19-year-old Newark man shot himself in the arm after being “dared” by his friends, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report by Deputy Michael Moody, he was dispatched to the …

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  • Woman jailed for hit-and-run

    A 36-year-old Rosie woman went to jail over a hit-and-run incident in a Batesville parking lot. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Kyle Williford said he was called before noon Monday to Walmart to speak with Belinda Burns who said she was pushing a shopping cart from …

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  • Officer sees through cooked-up story

    Two men who were trapped in a rolled-over vehicle may have claimed they were not driving, but one ended up being charged. Officer John Carroll said he was called Christmas night to the 3500 block of Batesville Boulevard and found one of the men was …

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