Benton Co. approves buyout of sheriff

April 14, 2016 BENTONVILLE  (AP) — The Benton County Quorum Court has voted unanimously to meet the resignation conditions of Sheriff Kelley Cradduck, who is facing …

Student nets award

April 14, 2016 Nick Scarbrough Nick Scarbrough of Batesville has been selected to receive the 2016 Rural Church Award at Williams Baptist College.

Cemetery cleanup set

April 14, 2016 GAINESBORO — Annual cleanup day at Liberty Cemetery in the Gainesboro community will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are welcome and …

Community music planned

April 14, 2016 Batesville community music will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and …

Melba to open doors July 29

April 13, 2016 Come July 29, the Melba Theater will be rolling out the red carpet for its opening night. Joe and Janelle Shell and Adam …

Hobby Lobby coming to town

April 13, 2016 Hobby Lobby is coming to Batesville — a remodeling permit has been filed in the Batesville code enforcement office for the old Walmart building …

Fleeing driver caught after crash

April 13, 2016 Running off the road and crashing his truck while fleeing from Batesville Police sent a Batesville man to the hospital late Friday night.