UACCB Optimist Club forms

June 9, 2008 A group of Batesville community members, in conjunction with the Batesville Optimist Club, have announced the formation of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Optimist Club to c

Sailor called ‘hero’ after boat capsizes

June 9, 2008 GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Four students and a safety officer had less than a minute to escape their sinking ship once it began taking water during a regatta on the Gulf of Mexico, the safety officer s

Book reading, signing set in Hardy

June 9, 2008 HARDY - Arkansas author and publisher Steve Whisnant will be the keynote speaker and author Friday and Saturday at Words Book Store next door to Afterwords Gourmet Café in Hardy.

Hair pulling leads to arrest

June 9, 2008 A call about a man dragging a woman by the hair of the head led to the man's arrest Thursday afternoon.

Man charged in lawn mower theft

June 9, 2008 Formal felony theft of property charges have been filed against a 46-year-old Batesville man after he was found to be in possession of a stolen riding lawn mower from Williams Equipment Company of Bat

Arrest made in jewelry store burglary

June 9, 2008 One person is in custody in the burglary and theft of merchandise from Thompson's Jewelry Store, attempted theft of a car from Stanley Wood Chevrolet, and the theft of a motorcycle from a residence.

Fund to help with expenses

June 9, 2008 PARAGOULD - Ten-year-old Michael Anthony Keasler of Paragould loved all kinds of sports.