Flight Squad coming to Southside for roundball action

An exhibition basketball team is heading to Southside High School’s gym for a night of roundball action. Flight Squad, a team consisting of former professional athletes and Division 1 players who have played on teams in the U.S.A. as well as overseas, will play a local team usually including teachers, coaches, EMT workers, and people from local businesses. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, at 6 p.m.

The game will benefit Family Violence Prevention, Inc. in Batesville. Tickets are $10 and are available at Citizens Bank, First Community Bank, and at the Family Violence Prevention office inside the Independence County Courthouse. Tickets will also be available at the door.