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White River still running low

The White River is still running low at Batesville's Lock & Dam #1.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers coming to Batesville

Wichita, Kan.-based Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has announced a franchise agreement for three new area locations, including one in Batesville. The chain announced in a press release today that in addition to the Batesville location, local entrepreneur Kevin Morrow will also open new...

Batesville Chamber announces 2018 ‘Meeting & Gala’

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) has announced plans for their 2018 Annual Meeting & Gala, presented by First Community Bank. The event will be held at the Batesville Community Center, Friday, Jan. 26, at 5:30 p.m. In addition to First Community Bank, BACC...

New life for Dogpatch USA property?

InsideFortSmith.com reports the long-closed Dogpatch USA near Jasper might be home to a new tourist destination. Click here for all the info.  

Biker killed in one-vehicle accident in Baxter County

A motorcyclist was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Baxter County. William B. Cockrum, 60, was traveling north on Hwy. 5, just north of Clarkridge, according to Arkansas State Police Cpl. Britt Clements’s preliminary report, when his Harley Davidson motorcycle went off the...

Man arrested for meth possession after Pleasant Plains traffic stop

A Letona, Ark. man was arrested Friday on Blackland Road near Pleasant Plains when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was clocked going 67 m.p.h in a 45 m.p.h.-posted zone. In the police report, John Marlow, a deputy with the Independence County Sheriff’s...

New Southside restaurant celebrates opening with Chamber ribbon cutting

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Oscar’s Smokehouse & Grill, Thursday, Nov, 30. Oscar’s Smokehouse & Grill is located 39 Jones Dr. in Southside. Jones Drive is directly past the Southside Harps Foods location on Batesville Boulevard. Oscar’s Smokehouse &...

Former Lyon College head coach releases statement on departure

Below is the full statement of former Lyon College head football coach, Kyle Phelps, on his recent departure. Gary Bridgman will have more info on this story during today's Ozark Newsline at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Arkansas 103 KWOZ. Listen on-air,...

Poughkeepsie man flips pickup on Harrison Street in Batesville

A Poughkeepsie, Ark., man flipped his truck Thursday morning, just before 9:30, while driving into Batesville from the east on Harrison Street. (State Hwy. 69). Apparently, the driver of the pickup truck, Danny Beard, 62, told police he was driving along in the outside lane...

‘Ye Olde Christmasse Madrigal Feaste’ returns to Southside

Jeremy Hall (left) and Maddie Poole from Southside Schools at the 2016 Madrigal Feaste The 23rd annual ‘Ye Ye Olde Christmasse Madrigal Feaste’ returns to Southside School, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9. The Feaste, a reenactment of a 15th century royal banquet, is...

Batesville City Council recognizes three for helping wounded officer

Three local individuals were recognized at Tuesday night’s Batesville City Council meeting for coming to the aid of a Batesville Police Department (BPD) officer wounded by gunshots after responding to a domestic disturbance call. Joseph Penn, Shannon Briley and Ronatta Moser came to the...