A traditional dragon dance is performed at Benton Event Center on Sunday as part of Tet, a new year celebration for the Vietnamese … Read More


In other news

BPA provides $10K grant for Adler Building

Leslie Gitz, president of Batesville Preservation Association, has announced that the organization’s board has approved a $10,000 grant for reconstruction of the partially collapsed …

Duo to perform at Lyon

Lyon College will host a guest vocal recital featuring Seattle soprano Natalie Ingrisano and Chicago organist David Schrader at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the …

March for Babies kickoff is next week

The March of Dimes of Independence County’s annual kickoff for March for Babies will be held at noon Thursday at the Batesville Community Center …

Sports

Sydney Strain wins state bowling title

LOWELL — Led by junior Sydney Strain, the Batesville Lady Pioneers finished fourth overall in the Class 5A-4A State Bowling Tournament that was held …

Scots’ upset bid comes up short

Lyon College men’s basketball nearly knocks off No. 5 Columbia College For the second time this week, the Lyon College men’s basketball team went down …

On Deck

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 16 - Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

TV Sportswatch

Today AUTO RACING 11 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, PowerShares QQQ 300, practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. Noon …

Lady Southerners fall at district

SEARCY — The Southside Lady Southerners had their season come to a close Wednesday evening when they fell to the e-Stem Lady Mets 53-37 …