Hospice volunteers needed

April 12, 2017 Arkansas Hospice’s Batesville office is seeking volunteers to help care for patients in Independence and Jackson counties. A vital part of the hospice …

Conservation award nominations open

April 12, 2017 The Arkansas Wildlife Federation’s Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards nominations are now open. The awards are presented each year to individuals, organizations and corporations …

Free craft village admission offered

April 12, 2017 MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park opened for the season this week. The Craft Village, Gift Shop, General Store, Skillet …

Reception set

April 12, 2017 Gallery 246 will have a public reception for featured artist Caroline Treat from 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at the gallery, 243 E. Main St., …

Library Memorials

April 12, 2017 The following memorials have been made to the Independence County Library’s endowment fund: Bob Anderson — Michael and Mary Ellen Olson, Chapel Hill, …

Easter egg hunts, sunrise service planned

April 11, 2017 Several holiday activities have been planned for this weekend in and around the Independence County area: The Compass Church of Batesville will hold …