Weekend Events

July 21, 2016 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24, 2016.

Students develop plan for business

July 21, 2016 ASH FLAT — Four students from Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, who are seeking their master’s in business administration, recently listened as Wayne and Pat Clary …

Hillcrest to ‘stuff bus’

July 21, 2016 STRAWBERRY — The Hillcrest School District will hold “Stuff the Bus” to collect school supplies and monetary donations to purchase items for students and …

Inmate escapes from Newton Co. jail

July 21, 2016 JASPER — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from a northwest Arkansas jail. Thirty-one-year-old Ryan Campbell reportedly …

Governor appoints Ozarka trustee

July 21, 2016 Fred Holzhauer MELBOURNE — Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently announced the appointment of Fred Holzhauer, resident of Ash Flat, to the …

Southern Gospel Reunion set

July 21, 2016 A Southern Gospel Reunion will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at West Baptist Church, located at 1100 N. Central Ave. in Batesville.

News of Other Days

July 21, 2016 36 YEARS AGO A troupe of carolers braved the cold Monday night to bring the Christmas spirit to residents of Water Street.

Underwater treasure hunt scheduled

July 21, 2016 JORDAN — Norfork Lake Chamber of Commerce and Jordan Marina will host this year’s Annual Underwater Treasure Hunt on Aug. 20 to benefit St.