• Ex county worker says he was fired for blowing whistle on fraud, abuse – County judge calls for federal investigation

    A former Independence County employee said he was fired for blowing the whistle on fraud and abuse at the White River Juvenile Detention Center. Eric Pickle pleaded his case before the Independence County Quorum Court Grievance Committee on Nov. 25, hoping to get his job …

    Read More

  • Man facing 22 counts of child porn

    MELBOURNE — A Mount Pleasant man is facing 22 counts of distributing, possession or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, according to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Each count charged against 22-year-old Anthony E. Padilla is a …

    Read More

  • Women accused of drugs

    MELBOURNE — A Melbourne woman arrested Tuesday is being accused of selling drugs from her home, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Marcia Lynne Lunsford, 53, of 411 Larkin Road has been charged with delivery of controlled substances. “On one occasion Lunsford sold 20 …

    Read More

  • Southside choirs set ‘Winter Wonderland’

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Choir Department will present its Christmas concert, “Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland,” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Admission is free and open to the public The concert will include several …

    Read More

  • Southern Traditions offers gifts galore

    SOUTHSIDE — Just in time for Christmas, Southern Traditions Flea Market has opened its doors on Highway 167 across from the Southside High School and are ready to help local shoppers fill their Christmas wish lists. “We will have our open house Saturday with free …

    Read More

  • Lyon to host ‘Festival of Carols’

    The annual “Festival of Lessons and Carols,” presented by the music department of Lyon College, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Science Society of Batesville at College and 18th streets. The program uses the traditional English format of nine Christmas carols …

    Read More

  • Old-fashioned holiday scheduled in Searcy

    SEARCY — The second Old-fashioned Christmas event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson St. in Searcy. Pioneer Village is a collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other items of historic interest saved …

    Read More

  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group to meet

    The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 tonight in the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, Conference Room C, at White River Medical Center, located at 1710 Harrison St. in Batesville. The meeting will be facilitated by …

    Read More

  • SS water board to meet

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1401 Batesville Blvd. The utility’s board members will: • hear a report from utility manager John Richardson regarding November water and wastewater financial reports • view a presentation …

    Read More

  • Ozarka College awarded $46K grant

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College has been awarded The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas grant, which will help fund a comprehensive health and safety program, according to a news release. Ozarka was awarded $46,909 to support a Quick Response Health Care Initiative, to …

    Read More

  • Quorum court to hear about district court audit

    The Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Jess B. Carpenter building. On the agenda is a request for a part-time position in the Independence County Assessor’s office, will hear from a representative of the Independence County District Court regarding …

    Read More

  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 5 – Sunday, December 7, 2014.

    Read More

Page 12 of 1,021« First...«1011121314»203040...Last »