Bank honors military heroes

For the last week, Citizens Bank has been collecting names of those who have served or are currently serving in our nation’s military. Those … Read More


In other news

Police capture man on lam

Benjamin Hinds MELBOURNE — A man who had been on the lam for several days is now in police custody, …

City allows sales of fireworks

The Batesville City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday allowing the sale of fireworks within the city limits. Under the ordinance, fireworks may be …

Runaway teen returns

A 16-year-old teen who jumped and ran from a moving truck a week ago has been found safe and has returned  home.

Legion to sponsor barbecue Monday

A Memorial Day barbecue will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at the American Legion Batesville Post 114, located at 100 Legion …

UACCB graduates announced

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville held commencement May 9 in Independence Hall. Honor graduates are denoted as summa cum laude (cumulative grade …

Ozarka names new staff

David Mitchell Jeremy Nicholson MELBOURNE — Ozarka College has selected two new division chairs, according to …

Sports

Torpedoes to begin practice Tuesday

The Batesville Torpedoes are about to start the summer swim season, and it will begin without water. Coach Rachel Gavin announced that the …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 28 - Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Sports Briefs

Horse racing NEW YORK (AP) — The trainer of Nyquist says the Kentucky Derby winner is sick and won’t run in the …