May 24 2002 by admin
ASH FLAT -Daniel Castleberry of Southside Bee Branch school won the 2002 North Central District Fair tabloid cover art contest, said Nancy Orr, one of the fair’s board members.
The Batesville School District is working to make sure that no children in Batesville or Independence County go hungry when school is closed this summer, Bertha Whiteside, food service director, sa
Old Independence Regional Museum will host a reception to mark the opening of “Jackson County: Your Downriver Neighbor,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release.
Memorial Day on May 27 will result in the closing of several local, state and federal offices. These offices will resume normal service on Tuesday.
Four Batesville area students are the 2002 recipients of the Arkansas Eastman Trust Scholarship: Jeremy Eckart, Josh Jenkins, Sherri Lung and Justin Walden.
May 23 2002 by admin
MOUNTAIN HOME – High water levels at Bull Shoals, Norfork and other U.S.
May 23 2002 by Sharon Knight
A Newark woman was listed in good condition at White River Medical Center after spending Monday night clinging to a tree in flood waters of the Black River.
This is the second in a series of articles that will examine the proposed millage increase for the Batesville School District.
May 23 2002 by Angelia Roberts
Batesville City Attorney Scott Stalker was the winner in Tuesday’s election with 1,391 votes while challenger Roy Thomas received 758.
A Newark man has been charged in Independence County Circuit Court with two felony drug charges and four various misdemeanors, according to documents filed Wednesday in the circuit clerk’s office.
Paula Terrell will take the oath of office at 5:30 tonight at City Hall when the Batesville City Council convenes.
EVENING SHADE – Karen Smith was appointed by the Evening Shade School Board on Tuesday to act as interim superintendent while Superintendent Ron Taylor is on medical leave, said Virginia Qualls, ad