• Charged soldier to be transported

    A former Southside man accused in the beating death of a Sulphur Rock man over the weekend is scheduled for arraignment in Christian County, Ky., on Friday.

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  • Eight enter guilty pleas

    ASH FLAT – Several Sharp County residents pleaded guilty Monday to various criminal charges in the county’s circuit court before Judge Harold Erwin, according to public information in the county an

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  • DHS cuts hit home

    As the state Department of Human Services announced more budget cuts, parents of some developmentally disabled children can now breathe a sigh of relief – at least through this year.

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  • Council agrees to purchase car

    After nixing pay raises, cutting department expenses and borrowing nearly $200,000 from savings, the members of the Batesville City Council passed a budget at Tuesday night’s meeting with a vote of

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  • Juvenile charged as adult

    An Augusta teen-ager is facing several charges in Independence County Circuit Court in connection with his alleged attempt to escape from the White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center on Dec.

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  • Mining changes proposed

    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will hold a public hearing Jan.

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  • Unemployment rates up

    Independence County’s unemployment rate increased six-tenths of a percent in November, with a similar upward trend reported in neighboring counties, according to the latest statistics released by t

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  • Workers lose raise in budget meeting

    Unless something changes the minds of Batesville City Council members, there will be no pay raises for city employees, no new guns for the sheriff’s office, and they will approve $400 for Mayor Joe

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  • Sheriff grant has match catch

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant to fund the addition of four new deputies and two fully equipped patrol cars to create a domestic violence unit.

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  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle

    A Batesville man was hit by a vehicle Monday night as he was crossing College Street outside Roller Crouch Funeral Home.

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  • Southside man charged in death

    A Sulphur Rock man found dead at a Batesville residence Saturday morning died of blunt trauma to the head and neck, according to an autopsy.

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  • School patrons push for more

    STRAWBERRY – The River Valley School board expected reaction from school patrons concerning plans to refund two bond issues and issue new bonds to fund construction of a new elementary school build

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