City clears way for WRHS expansion

July 12, 2017 The Batesville City Council voted Tuesday to abandon part of Broad Street, clearing the way for construction of a new medical office building by …

School board filings result in 2 races

July 12, 2017 The filing period for the annual school board elections ended at noon Tuesday, with Midland in Independence County and Cave City in Sharp County …

Entergy seeks rate increase

July 12, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Entergy Arkansas is seeking a nearly 4 percent increase in its residential rates from the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Library’s Friends Foundation to meet

July 12, 2017 The Independence County Library Friends Foundation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the library, 368 E. Main, Batesville. The foundation is …

S-Rock sets meeting

July 12, 2017 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will meet for its regular monthly meeting to discuss general business at 6 p.m. Monday, recorder …

Correction

July 12, 2017 In a story published June 30 titled “Ministry reaches out to veterans,” Veterans Outreach Ministries president and founder Paul Bunn was quoted throughout the …

Child care food program available

July 12, 2017 White River Planning and Development District Inc. sponsors a child care food program as a means to provide nutritious meals to children enrolled in …