Maurices launches new plus size line

July 3, 2007 Maurices has introduced a new plus size line, featuring sizes 16-24, in more than 400 of its shops nationwide including the store in Batesville located in the Town Plaza Shopping Center.

Wife faces charges after changing story

July 3, 2007 A woman who said her husband hit her in the mouth with his fist last Wednesday night, is now facing charges of filing a false police report.

Hairforce offers body massages

July 3, 2007 The U.S. Hairforce, located at 1225 E. Main St., has expanded services to offer full body massages for wellness and relaxation.

Planning paves way for health system

July 3, 2007 The Batesville City Planning Commission approved the first step in construction of a new medical facility to be constructed near Sidney and Harrison streets sometime in the near future.

After the blast

July 3, 2007 Sgt. Donnie Thorne’s job begins after the explosion. 

Water balloon fight lands man in jail

July 2, 2007 A call to Batesville police dispatch of a woman screaming for help resulted in a West Batesville man going to jail on charges of third degree assault Saturday night, according to Independence County S

Home invasion suspect arrested

July 2, 2007 A 25-year-old Saffell man, named as the assailant of a Newark couple in their home Sunday morning, was arrested just minutes after the incident, according to Independence County authorities.

Emergency teams attend workshops

July 2, 2007 The scenario is straightforward. An earthquake registering 7.7 in magnitude hits the area. Buildings collapse, roads fail, rivers flood and power lines fall.

Plans made to furbish new school

July 2, 2007 CAVE CITY — The new high school building at Cave City was declared substantially complete as of today and is ready to have furniture moved into it, Superintendent Steven Green said.