Apr 4 2002 by Larry Stroud
CAVE CITY – Sixteen employees were laid off March 28 at the UniFirst garment manufacturing plant in Cave City, and the worst may be yet to come.
Apr 4 2002 by Sharon Knight
An autopsy has been ordered by Independence authorities investigating the death of a 9-year-old Pleasant Plains boy this morning.
Apr 4 2002 by admin
Three people were arrested Tuesday in unrelated incidents involving drugs, according to information released by the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Wednesday.
Dr. Rick Van Grouw is using an innovative new technology, a cutting balloon, to treat heart disease at White River Medical Center, according to a news release.
SULPHUR ROCK – The Rock-Moore Public Water Authority’s board of directors heard a progress report concerning a new well during a regular meeting last Thursday, said manager Joey Richardson.
Who is the best candidate for sheriff?
Candidates have been invited to tell members of the Batesville Kiwanis Club why they should be the next Independence County sheriff.
The University of Arkansas board of trustees will meet at 10:15 Friday morning in the Art Gallery of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
A woman who allegedly hit several road signs and sideswiped an 18-wheeler was arrested on four misdemeanor charges after her vehicle struck the patrol car of an Independence County sheriff’s deputy
Apr 3 2002 by admin
Brittany Dillard, a junior at Southside High School in Batesville, won the “best energy-related science project” award at the North Central Arkansas Regional Science Fair March 15 at Lyon College.
JONESBORO – Former Green Party vice presidential candidate Winona LaDuke will speak Monday as part of the Lecture-Concert Series at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
ASH FLAT – Seventy political candidates filed in Sharp County during the filing period that ended Tuesday, and an additional seven people filed notice to run as independents, said Olena Bailey, dep
Apr 3 2002 by Sharon Knight
Bill Hicks, director of the Independence County Office of Emergency Services, will get to hire a new part-time administrative assistant if the quorum court approves the request at its meeting Monda