Court supports denial of tax election

March 6, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s decision blocking a sales-tax election to raise funds to build a …

Library to host identity theft program

March 3, 2017 The Independence County Library will host a free educational workshop designed to educate the public about how not to become a victim of identity …

Deputy prosecutor sworn in

March 3, 2017 NEWPORT — Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce has announced the appointment of John D. Pettie to his staff as a deputy prosecuting …

FVP to have ribbon cutting

March 3, 2017 Family Violence Prevention Inc. will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the relocation of its outreach office in Batesville. This also marks FVP’s …

Marijuana tax bill advances

March 3, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ Republican-dominated House has approved a proposal that would levy an extra 4 percent tax on marijuana. Republican Rep.