Oct 30 2001 by Andrea Bruner
The Batesville High School Marching Band is off to a successful year, if recent awards are any indication. Band director Michael Wells is looking for another Sweepstakes Award.
Oct 30 2001 by admin
A Newport man was killed Friday evening when the pickup he was riding in lost control on U.S. 67 and struck a concrete barrier, state police said.
The budget committee of the Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the municipal courtroom of the Jess B. Carpenter Building.
The Independence County Hometown Wellness Coalition will sponsor a free health and wellness talk by Rob Sweetgall, president of Creative Walking, according to a news release.
Independence County reached its 181st birthday anniversary Oct. 23. The county was created Oct. 23, 1820, by the Territorial legislature at Arkansas Post, then the capitol of the territory.
Oct 30 2001 by Chuck Ross
Thefts of pumpkins were reported to Independence County Sheriff’s deputies over the weekend.
LITTLE ROCK – The Rev. Jim Black and Guadalupe Gray, both employees at White River Medical Center in Batesville, were recently named Distinguished Senior Employees, according to a news release.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission has announced an emergency gas reconnection proposal to assist low-income Arkansans who have had their gas service disconnected because of their inability to
Oct 29 2001 by James Jefferson
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Gov. Mike Huckabee rejected a proposed restaurant smoking ban, saying unelected health officials should not impose such strict regulations on Arkansans.
Oct 29 2001 by admin
Dr. Edward N. Mosley, professor of mathematics at Lyon College, has been appointed to the J. Paul Smith Professorship in Mathematics and the Sciences, according to a release.
Oct 29 2001 by Chuck Ross
The Internet is being used for child pornography in Independence County.
MELBOURNE (AP) – Terms of their union contract left laid-off workers at a Boeing manufacturing plant without severance pay and little time to find new employment, the workers said.