Batesville firefighters show off their pink and pink-accented T-shirts as part of their annual show of support in fighting breast cancer. On-duty firefighters shown … Read More

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Anderson goes ‘above, beyond’

Ask Gary Anderson and he’d probably say he knows others who are more deserving of recognition at the Batesville School District. However, Monday …

Main Street history book coming

The most comprehensive history of Batesville’s Main Street ever written is currently being published and will be available to the public in early November, …

Pancake Day set for Oct. 27

Batesville Kiwanians estimate that more than 100,000 pancakes have been served since the first Chubby Menard Pancake Day in 1972. Named in honor …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 21 - Saturday, October 22, 2016.

2 fire departments receive money

LITTLE ROCK — Two Independence County fire departments have received grants offered by the Arkansas House of Representatives through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s …


Star Chick will play at BHS homecoming

Yes, Demekko Clark will play Friday night in Pioneer Stadium when the Blytheville Chickasaws visit the Batesville Pioneers for their homecoming and a key …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 20 - Saturday, October 22, 2016.