P-Plains hires officer

February 14, 2017 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council at its regular monthly meeting Saturday hired a law enforcement officer and a bookkeeper. The …

Council cancels meeting

February 14, 2017 The Batesville City Council has canceled its meeting tonight due to a lack of agenda items. The next scheduled meeting will be at …

Macramé workshop set

February 14, 2017 A Macramé Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 18 at the Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery on Main. BAAC …

News of Other Days

February 14, 2017 35 YEARS AGO From Paul Buchanan’s Two Cents Worth column: For a few days after McDonald’s opened on St. Louis Street, the …

Fort Smith plant to close

February 14, 2017 FORT SMITH (AP) — A plant in Fort Smith that makes residential heating and cooling equipment is set to shut down this year, …

Cirque Zuma Zuma to return

February 13, 2017 “America′s Got Talent” finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma will be bringing back its “ultimate African circus” to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s …