Payless store to close

April 5, 2017 The Payless shoe store at 3115 Harrison in Batesville is among 12 stores the retailer will be closing around Arkansas and one of 400 …

Boy held for disorderly conduct at school

April 5, 2017 A 15-year-old who literally and figuratively showed his butt Tuesday ended up landing in the juvenile detention center on a disorderly conduct charge.

Charlotte 6th-grade class moving to Newark

April 5, 2017 NEWARK — Sixth-graders who planned to attend Cord-Charlotte Elementary this fall and choose to stay at the Cedar Ridge School District will be relocated …

Scot Fest is this weekend

April 5, 2017 The 38th Arkansas Scottish Festival will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Lyon College campus. The festival will kick off that …

Batesville sets registration

April 5, 2017 Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year has been set at the Batesville School District. Students enrolling must be 5 years old on …

Hutchinson vetoes bill

April 5, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has vetoed legislation that would ban state Alcoholic Beverage Control officers from enforcing gambling laws in Arkansas.

Ozarka board to meet

April 5, 2017 MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will conduct a special meeting at 2 p.m. April 17 at Ozarka College in Melbourne in …