Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the allocation of an additional $100,000 for the Child Abduction Response Teams (CART) program, a multiagency initiative coordinated by the Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Arkansas. This contribution brings the Attorney Gene…
The first speaker in the new Terre Ware Book Author Lecture Series at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) will be Rex Nelson, author of Southern Fried: Going Whole Hog in a State of Wonder. The event will take place in the Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center inside the Vada Sheid C…
An Independence County Town Hall meeting will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at White River Planning and Development, located at 4441 Harrison St. in Batesville.
The Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission presented the city of Batesville with a “Our Beloved Community Partner” award at the beginning of the city council meeting for the municipality’s efforts in promoting education and positive development in the community where all are valued and w…
First Community Bank has promoted Justin Taylor to events and community relations with the marketing department. In his new role, Taylor will support the financial organization’s marketing and business development initiatives by organizing, executing, and representing First Community Bank at…
First Community Bank has promoted Travis Hon to senior vice president, creative director.
Dwight Ford, a veteran employee of First Community Bank, has been named executive vice president, chief credit officer.
LOCUST GROVE — When Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Benji LaCrosse stood in victory lane and was handed a check for $50,000 from winning the IMCA World Stock Car Championship on Saturday night at Batesville Motor Speedway, he was nearly speechless.
MELBOURNE — Quarterback Trey Wren accounted for 221 yards off offense and three touchdowns in the Melbourne Bearkatz 35-0 shutout home win over the visiting Riverview Raiders on Friday night.
CAVE CITY — The road was not kind to the Cave City Cavemen on Friday night in the 3-4A conference.
SOUTHSIDE — A Southside season-scoring record was almost broken on Friday night when the Southerners couldn’t be stopped in a 59-19 win at Central Arkansas Christian in the 2-4A conference.
Any time a Dave King-coached Batesville Pioneers team steps on the football field, opponents know to expect exceptional toughness and near flawless execution.
SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners have an ultimate warrior in their midst.
LOCUST GROVE – The IMCA World Stock Car Championships at Batesville Motor Speedway has had its schedule changed this weekend by the ever-changing Arkansas weather.