Southerners hit the hardwood versus the Pocahontas Redskins Friday in conference action

The Lady Southerners led from the opening tip until the final buzzer Friday night dominating the Pocahontas Lady Redskins, 66-42. The Lady Southerners built a double-digit lead in the second quarter and never looked back, running their record to 9-2 overall, 3-0 in conference play. Reese Gardener had 28 points, London Cuzzort earned 18, and […]

Southerners celebrate conference championship at banquet

The Southside Southerners football team celebrated their conference championship last night at their annual banquet in the Southside Middle School cafeteria. The Southerners qualified for their fourth consecutive playoff appearance and clinched their second conference title in three seasons this year. Several Southerners received awards including: Caden Clark – the Brandon Burlsworth Award Alex Palmer […]

Man arrested on drug charges after being found passed out in Stone County Court Complex parking lot

Authorities say a man was found passed out in the Stone County Court Complex parking lot on Dec. 11. The man was identified in court information as Clarence Baker (pictured), 44. After running a check on him, Mountain View police found Baker had an active parole absconder warrant for his arrest. While taking Baker into […]

Stone County woman arrested on charge involving meth

Stone County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Rick Crome was dispatched to a Westwind Drive residence, Wednesday, Dec. 11, on a call that a woman was screaming. Upon arrival, it appeared to the officer that no other vehicles were at the residence. Using his spotlight, Crome stated he saw a figure moving within the residence and ordered […]

Lady Southerners improve to 2-0 in conference play Tuesday night

The Lady Southerners improved to 2-0 in conference play and 8-2 overall with a 65-54 win over the Lady Blazers at Valley View on Tuesday night. Southside finished 12-24 from three-point range as they built an 18 point lead early and cruised to the win. Reese Gardener led all scorers with 25, London Cuzzort had […]

Both Pioneer teams win versus the Highland Rebels in conference action

The Batesville Pioneers Win their first conference game of the season against the Highland Rebels on Monday by a final of 66-39. Four-players were in double figures. Caleb Anderson led with 14 points, JP Morgan had 13, Caleb Blakley and Kyreise Johnson both had 10. The Pioneers are 10-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference […]

Cedar Ridge, Midland school districts to take advantage of Solar Access Act

The Cedar Ridge and Midland school districts will be among the first schools in the state to take advantage of the Solar Access Act to improve their facilities. The Solar Access Act is legislation designed to enhance access to solar power and spur solar sector job growth in Arkansas. And with the assistance of Entegrity, […]

Southside Southerners fall to Valley View Monday night, 59-40

The Southerners fell to Valley view 59-40 in conference action at Valley View Monday night to fall to 1-1 in conference play and 3-6 overall. Devan Halford had 23 points to lead Southside, Brycen Sutton had four points as did Jonathan Shane and Rance Wagoner. The Southerners will be back in action Friday night at […]

The Melbourne Bearkatz traveled to Rector Monday Night to challenge the Cougars

The Melbourne Bearkatz split senior high conference games on their longest road trip of the season Monday night, as they traveled to Clay County to take on the Rector Cougars. The Lady Katz dominated yet again, using a 19 point first quarter en route to a 72-45 win. Josie Roark led all scorers with 24 […]