Couple arrested in domestic dispute

March 20, 2017 MELBOURNE — An Izard County couple was arrested in a domestic dispute on Friday, according to the sheriff’s office. Joe Dewayne Alexander, 42, …

Crash claims life

March 20, 2017 HARDY — A one-vehicle accident claimed the life of a man with Sharp County ties on Friday, according to Arkansas State Police. Boyd …

Batesville’s retailer survives the cut

March 20, 2017 The JCPenney store in Batesville will remain open, surviving the cut that has seen 138 of the retail chain’s stores across the country close.

Constituents call, lawmakers listen

March 20, 2017 With the 2016 election, social media was a giant dominating the spotlight for its headline-making “fake news” articles and online gaffes by politicians. Social media …

Museum to host 2017 Spring Family Day

March 20, 2017 Old Independence Regional Museum will celebrate the spring season with the 2017 Spring Family Day, set for Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to …

Business expo announced

March 20, 2017 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business expo on Wednesday, May 10 in the gymnasium at the new Batesville Community …

Pesticide applicator training offered

March 20, 2017 The Independence County Extension Office will host a pesticide applicator training at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28  at the Floral Fire Department.