Armed burglary suspect arrested

June 27, 2017 Jessica Barber A Rosie woman is facing felony commercial burglary, theft and misdemeanor criminal mischief after she admitted to burglarizing …

Checkpoints held

June 27, 2017 The Independence County Sheriff’s Office held sobriety checkpoints Saturday at three different locations. At the first location there were 118 contacts, four citations …

Man drowns while swimming

June 27, 2017 LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old man has drowned in northeastern Arkansas. The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office reported Robert William Hollyfield …

Ozarka extends registration hours

June 27, 2017 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will offer extended registration hours for the upcoming fall semester on Tuesday evenings in the month of July. All campus …

Dog bath, dip planned

June 27, 2017 The Humane Society of Independence County will have its dog bath/dip and vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the HSIC …