Ann Wedgeworth succumbs to illness

November 21, 2017 NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee …

An American Minute

November 21, 2017 The Pennsylvania State House (where the Constitutional Convention took place) was where George Washington was appointed the commander of the Continental Army in 1775 …

3 injured in weekend DWI crash

November 20, 2017 A two-vehicle crash in Desha sent three people to a local hospital Friday night. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Jordan Turner said the accident …

Local officers complete training course

November 20, 2017 A member of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office and three from the Batesville Police Department were among the 49 officers who successfully completed a …

Warrant issued in controlled drug buy

November 20, 2017 In a post-Miranda interview with drug enforcement agents, an Independence County woman has admitted to delivery of methamphetamine, according to a court affidavit filed …

Free holiday block party to be Tuesday

November 20, 2017 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce announces a Business After Hours Holiday Block Party to take place on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. on …