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Melba to host ‘Talladega Nights’ screening with NASCAR legend Mark Martin

The Melba Theater in Batesville will be having some NASCAR fun with a special screening of the Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Sunday, April 15, with special guest, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin. The event is a benefit for Batesville High School's...

Scholarship recipients named at final O2 Shootout

William Carpenter, Wilson Davis, Hunter Chase Martin and Avery Strickland have been named the 2018 recipients of the Olson Osborn (O2) Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded to students who have shown an interest in shooting sports and was established to recognize and honor Will...

Justin ‘The Grizzly Bear’ Frazier drops by 93 KZLE’s Lisa and Rob to discuss upcoming Pyramid Fights bout

Justin “The Grizzly Bear” Frazier dropped by the 93 KZLE studios this morning to discuss his upcoming MMA bout against Oklahoma City’s Reggie Cato as part of Pyramid Fights 6, coming Saturday, March 17, to the Batesville Community Center. The Grizzly Bear brought his son,...

Cedar Ridge School Board accepts resignation of girls’ basketball head coach

A special school board meeting was recently called to address a personnel situation in the Cedar Ridge Public School System. An executive session was not requested. After a brief discussion, Anne Moore made a motion to accept the resignation of the head coach of the...

LISTEN: Oscar Valdez drops by 93 KZLE’s Lisa and Rob to discuss Pyramid Fights 6

MMA fighter Oscar Valdez dropped by 93 KZLE this morning to discuss his upcoming bout in Pyramid Fights 6, which will be Saturday, March 17, at the Batesville Community Center. For more info and to purchase tickets, head to the Pyramid Fights website by clicking...

Second Annual Howard L. House Memorial Charity Golf Tournament scheduled

The Second Annual Howard L. House Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled for August 4 and 5 in Batesville, Arkansas, at the Course at Eagle Mountain. According to a press release from First Community Bank, the presenting sponsor, the inaugural tournament generated seed money...

Former head football coach for Scots files civil complaint against Lyon College

A complaint has been filed in the civil section of Independence County Circuit Court against Lyon College in Batesville on behalf of the school's former head football coach. Batesville attorney Tom Thompson filed the complaint against the college on behalf of Kyle Phelps yesterday, March...

Batesville Torpedoes swim team coach reports on an ‘outstanding’ performance at recent Pocahontas meet

Batesville Torpedoes Swim Team Coach Alfredo Aleman reports to White River Now that the team a great time at Saturday's Pocahontas Invitational Meet. "Our swimmers' performance was outstanding, the coaching staff is very pleased and look forward to an awesome season," Coach Aleman told White...

Batesville Parks offering walk-in registration day for youth baseball and more

The Batesville Parks and Recreation staff will be holding a walk-in registration for youth baseball, softball, coach pitch, and t-ball from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 5 at the Batesville Community Center. Staff will be on hand to assist with registration, answer questions, and...

Gary B. profiles state champ Batesville High bowler

A Batesville High School (BHS) junior has nabbed the State High School Singles Championship in Bowling. Sydney Strain, the daughter of Sheila and Jeff Phillips and Spencer Strain, won the Class 4A-5A Girls State Singles Championship by bowling a total score of 618 on...

Coach Charlie Strong coming back to Batesville for UACCB meet and greet

Batesville native and University of South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong is coming back home for a meet and greet at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB). The event will be held Monday, March 11, from 1 to 2 p.m....