Children’s Advocacy Center dedicates new playground to Mary and Howard House

A new playground was dedicated Friday morning at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Independence County in Batesville. The new playground honors Mary and Howard House. (Scroll below to see images from the Friday morning dedication ceremony.) “The Houses have had such a positive impact on our community, and on our center, specifically, that we believe …

Children’s Advocacy Center dedicates new playground to Mary and Howard House

A new playground was dedicated Friday morning at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Independence County in Batesville. The new playground honors Mary and Howard House. (Scroll below to see images from the Friday morning dedication ceremony.) “The Houses have had such a positive impact on our community, and on our center, specifically, that we believe …

5 dead, including 2 sheriff’s deputies, after 13-hour standoff in N.C.

Two sheriff’s deputies were among the five people killed after a lengthy standoff in northwestern North Carolina. Officials said the standoff began on Wednesday when deputies performed a welfare check at a Boone, N.C., home after the owner and family members failed to show up for work and didn’t answer phone calls. The Watauga County …

8 indicted in hazing death of Bowling Green State University student

Prosecutors announced Thursday that eight people were indicted by an Ohio grand jury in connection with the death of a Bowling Green State University student who died from alcohol poisoning after attending a fraternity party. Wood County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Dobson said the eight men attended a Pi Kappa Alpha party March 4 at an …

Minnesota Timberwolves Jarrett Culver to miss season due to ankle surgery

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday that guard Jarrett Culver will miss the rest of the 2020-21 season as he undergoes surgery on his right ankle, scheduled for May 7.  Culver missed over a month of playtime earlier this year due to what was called an ankle sprain before returning in March. Ongoing issues with his …

Milwaukee Brewers place ace pitcher Corbin Bunes on injured list

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed starting pitcher Corbin Burnes on the injured list on Thursday, however the reason was not specified. Players who are placed on the injured list for an undisclosed reason usually sit out due to a positive COVID-19 test. If Burnes did test positive for COVID-19, he must be quarantined for 10 …

Southside and Batesville students holding ‘Trash-a-Thon’ Saturday to support European trip

Southside and Batesville educational tour students are asking for your support. They’re holding Trash-a-Thon to help fund their Paris and Italy trip, scheduled for Spring Break 2022. In our area, there have been no community service workers picking up litter on the roadways since the start of COVID-19, which translates to over a year’s worth …

Southside and Batesville students holding ‘Trash-a-Thon’ Saturday to support European trip

Southside and Batesville educational tour students are asking for your support. They’re holding Trash-a-Thon to help fund their Paris and Italy trip, scheduled for Spring Break 2022. In our area, there have been no community service workers picking up litter on the roadways since the start of COVID-19, which translates to over a year’s worth …

Cave City radio/TV students medal at SkillsUSA State Championships

The Cave City High School radio and television students participated in the SkillsUSA State Championships on March 29, and many students were able to bring home medals in several contests.  This year, Cave City was able to participate in seven competitions with 21 students. Seventeen of those students earned medals in their respective competitions. Senior …

Cave City radio/TV students medal at SkillsUSA State Championships

The Cave City High School radio and television students participated in the SkillsUSA State Championships on March 29, and many students were able to bring home medals in several contests.  This year, Cave City was able to participate in seven competitions with 21 students. Seventeen of those students earned medals in their respective competitions. Senior …