‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author dies

February 19, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Harper Lee, the elusive novelist whose child’s-eye view of racial injustice in a small Southern town, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” …

New AGFC director named

February 19, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has selected a former wildfire officer and state trooper as its new director.

Toys in light fixture cause concern

February 18, 2016 The placement of several children’s toys inside a light fixture bothered a Batesville woman enough to call the cops on Monday when she returned …

Krug back at furniture stores

February 18, 2016 Salesman Fred Krug is back at Sleep Star Lite, located at 147 Broad St. in downtown Batesville, and Ozark Furniture, 170 N. Central Ave.

Weekend Events

February 18, 2016 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 19 - Sunday, February 21, 2016.

81-year-old chases robbers

February 18, 2016 MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Police say an 81-year-old Pennsylvania woman chased robbers who stole her purse, ramming their car with hers and …