Jesse James: Robin Hood and murderer

March 4, 2014 The Old West is here: Arkansas, Missouri and portions of Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas; it is Stone County. “The Last Picture Show,” written by Stone …

Crystal ball predictions for 2016

February 28, 2014 It says here that Jeb Bush has the best shot at the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, while Hillary Clinton might not be the Democrats’ …

Put it on the ballot

February 27, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” There sure has been a lot of hoopla lately in the local news all over the …

2014 State of the City Address

February 26, 2014 Rick Elumbaugh, City of Batesville Mayor Tonight I come before you to deliver my State of the City Address. When I …

A plea from a dieting cookie addict

February 26, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer We must stop them. We must stop the millions of Girl Scouts who are, right this moment, …