• Pawn shop opens in Southside

    SOUTHSIDE — Brad Freeman said he’s always been a trader and he’s always wanted to be his own boss so a pawn shop was the perfect fit. Freeman recently opened Razorback Gun and Pawn at 45 Allen Chapel Road (across from the Dollar General Store). …

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  • P-Plains to hear reports, bills

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall for its regular monthly meeting, said Mayor Rick Siler. The aldermen will review monthly departmental reports and current bills.

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  • Exercise to be topic

    White River Medical Center will host a free community health education event titled “Exercise is medicine” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in conference Room B in the women’s imagining center. The seminar will be hosted by Dr. Douglas Bernard. The event is free and …

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  • Council cancels meeting

    The Batesville City Council meeting for Tuesday has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 26 at city hall.

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  • Exercise seminar offered

    White River Medical Center will host a free community health education event called “Exercise is Medicine” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Josephine Ray Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, conference room B. Guest speaker will be Dr. Douglas Bernard with the White …

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  • Quorum court has light agenda

    The Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the juvenile courtroom, second floor of the Independence County Library building, at the corner of Third and Main streets. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Public forum, expulsion set

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District will hold a town meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday for citizens to ask questions and get answers in regards to a proposed millage increase for student safety and security. The forum will be held prior to the Cedar …

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  • Man accused of molestation

    A 61-year-old Batesville man is facing felony sex related charges in Independence County following his arrest Thursday by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. “Mr. Santos Gutierrez of Batesville is charged with two counts of rape, which is a class Y felony, after the sheriff’s office …

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  • Offender fails to register

    WALNUT RIDGE — A Walnut Ridge woman was arrested Wednesday for failure to register as a sex offender, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. Pauline Lomax, 35, was arrested after investigators found out she had moved from her prior address without notifying the sheriff’s office …

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  • Moye reflects on 90

    Just days away from his 90th birthday, Leon Moye still loves to dance, exercises every day and can still beat the young whippersnappers at a game a pool any day. Moye will be celebrating his birthday on Tuesday at Eagle Mountain Assisted Living center where …

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  • Arrest made in electronics theft

    A 34-year-old Batesville man was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart after he allegedly hid an RCA cable TV box and RCA digital converter box on his person and leaving the store without paying Wednesday evening. Deputy Gary Franks said Tony Herdman of Case Street in …

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  • UACCB schedules career fair

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will present its community career fair beginning 10 a.m. Wednesday. Chris Dickie, career services coordinator at UACCB, said the event has been expanded to include several activities of interest to potential employers, community members, students and others …

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