County, city discuss helping each other

January 29, 2007 Finding ways to reduce the duplication of services was the theme of Saturday’s luncheon meeting of the Batesville City Council and the Independence County Quorum Court. 

Hospice offers care

January 26, 2007 An elderly man lies in a hospital bed, covered with stark white sheets, and chats with a nurse about his grandchildren and perhaps great-grandchildren, knowing he has just weeks or months left.

Barbershop era returns

January 25, 2007 EVENING SHADE — Donzie Spurlock has cut hair for more than 35 years, but he always dreamed of opening a business in his hometown. 

Downtown survey says…

January 25, 2007 Upscale restaurants, more retail shops and an Internet café. Those were some of the suggestions given to help revitalize downtown Batesville after a recent survey of visitors was conducted.