Roping event raises $3K for scholarships

May 23, 2017 MELBOURNE — The fifth annual Wayburn Watson Memorial Calf Roping competition held as a fundraiser May 13 at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne …

Ozarka ranks among top community colleges

May 23, 2017 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College was recently featured in an article by Schools.com as one of the best community colleges in Arkansas, earning a top …

Clarification

May 23, 2017 With the resignation of Independence County Tax Collector Janet Perkey, local officials stress that the person who is appointed to fill that vacancy is …

Road to be closed

May 23, 2017 ASH FLAT — Gin Hill Road near Ash Flat in Sharp County will be closed until further notice for road repair, Sharp County Judge …

Midland grad earns Mofield scholarship

May 23, 2017 PLEASANT PLAINS — Sierra Clark, a graduate of Midland High School, has been awarded the Lucy Jean Mofield Memorial Scholarship for her outstanding character …

IS claims deadly concert bombing

May 23, 2017 MANCHESTER, England — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left 22 people dead …