DTF buys drugs, makes arrest

Guns, cash, drugs and paraphernalia were confiscated from the home of a 61-year-old Batesville man April 14 when the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, … Read More


In other news

A Step Forward looks to future

Sometimes when the future isn’t clear, you’ve got to keep your options open. That’s what Autumn Hunter, director of A Step Forward, is doing. In …

3 busted for drugs at trailer park

Three people were arrested after probation/parole officers made a check at Hidden Valley Trailer Park around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report from …

Woman placed into protective custody

A Batesville area woman was placed into protective custody after a family disturbance around 7 p.m. Monday, according to a report from the Independence …

School bus driver training planned

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a training course in July for people interested in obtaining a commercial driving license …

Sports

Cougar defends state track title

HARRISON — Izard County’s Kyle Lebouef defended a title in the Class 1A State Track and Field Meet on Monday at Harrison High School. The …

’Katz also pull double duty

HARRISON — The Melbourne Bearkatz also recorded a double Monday. With a 7-2 win over the Yellville-Summit Panthers and a 6-3 victory over …

Southside kickers win two

SOUTHSIDE — Southside finished its 4A-3 Conference soccer assignments with shutout victories Monday at Stewart Field. The Lady Southerners improved to 4-3 in …

Legion tryouts set for May 21

Tryouts for the Batesville American Legion baseball team are set for May 21 at Terry Sims Diamond Sports Complex, announced Coach Gary Sevier.

Sports Briefs

Baseball BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will be sidelined for at least a month with a hairline fracture in …