Batesville plans communitywide public meeting

April 1, 2008 Mayor Rick Elumbaugh and Batesville Planning Commission chairwoman Carma Osborn jointly announced plans for a public design charrette for the new comprehensive development plan for the Batesville area

Teacher arrested

April 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - A traffic stop near Mount Pleasant resulted in multiple charges against a teacher of the Cedar Ridge School District.

Task force has meeting

April 1, 2008 Finding ways to entice new businesses to look at what Batesville and Independence County has to offer is the goal of the newly formed economic task force.

10 years celebrated

April 1, 2008 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville may be able to be summed up with one word: Opportunities.

Former reporter honored

March 31, 2008 MEMPHIS - Rachel Stinson, Batesville resident and Rhodes College senior, has won second prize for her short story, "Beauty Queen," which was submitted to the fiction writing competition of the S

39th lands in Kuwait

March 31, 2008 KUWAIT - The march to Iraq for the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is one step closer as they've reached their staging area at a military outpost here in the desert.

Weight-loss battle continues

March 31, 2008 Judy Walker has spent a lot of time the past couple of months thinking about the changes in her life.