EDC board votes to partner with alliance

August 2, 2017 Independence County’s Economic Development Corp. Board has expressed its support for partnering with an economic development alliance in the county. The board approved …

Remains found in western Arkansas

August 2, 2017 DARDANELLE (AP) — Arkansas State Police says its agents are investigating after a woman’s decomposed body was found near Dardanelle. State police say …

CC board approves hires

August 2, 2017 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board approved a list of hires and resignations at its recent monthly meeting. Resignations were accepted …

Newark plans electronics disposal

August 2, 2017 NEWARK — The Newark city yard will be open for residents to dispose of electronic equipment from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The …

Ice cream social is Sunday

August 2, 2017 The Batesville Preservation Association will hold an ice cream social at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Barnett Building, 267 E. Main. There will …

Izard County Fair gets underway next week

August 2, 2017 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Fair will be Monday-12 at the fairgrounds near Melbourne. Admission is free. All livestock and creative arts must …

NADT hires Kirk as teacher

August 2, 2017 Tara Kirk The North Arkansas Dance Theater has named Arkansas native Tara Kirk as a new teacher. Kirk will …

Community colleges merge

August 2, 2017 FORREST CITY (AP) — A technical institute in eastern Arkansas has merged with a neighboring community college. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board …