Sep 10 2002 by Sharon Knight
A Dec. 16 trial date has been set for two people charged with the murder of a Cord man in July 2000.
Sep 10 2002 by Larry Stroud
NEWARK – Aldermen at Newark are now working for nothing.
If all goes according to plan, inmates in the Independence County Detention Center will have a chapel for worship services by the end of the year.
Sep 9 2002 by Janice Fae Mitchell
A foster mother sat up all night making a Raggedy Ann doll for a little blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl before giving her up for adoption.
Sep 9 2002 by Sharon Knight
Three school districts in Independence County will soon have resource officers and another district will have a second one, thanks to a $285,513 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Sep 9 2002 by admin
The body of a Batesville man discovered in his garage Saturday has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Little Rock for an autopsy.
The Independence County Quorum Court will consider tonight a resolution authorizing County Judge David Wyatt to apply for a grant from the Arkansas Department of Economic Development for a Child Ca
145 YEARS AGO
We regret to chronicle an unfortunate difficulty between Dr. Jas. S. Dauley and Mr. Trent Harmon, both of Washington Township, which resulted in the death of the former.
Sep 6 2002 by admin
The Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee has completed an emergency response plan, based on material safety data sheets and inventory forms submitted.
Sep 6 2002 by Sharon Knight
The wife of a Cord man murdered more than two years ago has been charged with having her husband killed in exchange for insurance money.
Sep 6 2002 by Guard Staff
Two victims of a train crash were never recovered from the scene of an accident, nor were the injured treated after an emergency call interrupted a mock drill near the Batesville Recreation Complex