Bad Boy pledges $75K toward new library

August 10, 2017 The Independence County Library has received a pledge of $75,000 from Bad Boy Mowers in exchange for the naming rights to the new library’s …

Eclipse viewing planned

August 10, 2017 The Independence County Library will host a solar eclipse viewing party at the pocket park on Main Street Batesville from 11 a.m. to 3 …

C-Ridge board OKs early voting

August 10, 2017 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board at its recent monthly meeting voted to conduct voting in the annual school board election absentee and …

Road work continues

August 10, 2017 NEWARK — Road work on state Highway 69 near the Black River Bridge continues with a temporary closure and detour in Independence and Jackson …

Melbourne Bearkatz start classes Monday

August 10, 2017 MELBOURNE — Melbourne School District will resume classes Monday. Buses will run. Superintendent is Dennis Sublett. Administrative assistant is Chrystal Conrad. District …

Timberwolves head back to school

August 10, 2017 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District will resume classes Monday. Buses will run. Superintendent is Andy Ashley. The school board includes Ernie …

Archers return from world tournament

August 10, 2017 Dozens of students represented the Batesville School District at the recent National Archery in the Schools Program world tournament in Orlando, Florida. Eagle …