News of Other Days

January 30, 2017 35 YEARS AGO Firemen believe a gas leak caused the explosion and fire that destroyed the Minute Man restaurant at 595 St.

1 killed in crash; 1 hurt

January 30, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A 60-year-old Palestine, Arkansas, man has been killed in a car crash that also injured a second driver who was …

U of A insurance won’t cover gender transition

January 30, 2017 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Gender transition treatments will no longer be covered by University of Arkansas System employee insurance plans. The school system’s self-funded …

TOPS club to meet

January 30, 2017 Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter No. AR542 meets weekly on Thursday mornings at the Ruddell Hill Baptist Church Annex Building, located at 805 Bethesda …

Reunion planning session scheduled

January 30, 2017 The 1977 Batesville High School class will have its initial reunion planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the George Rider Room at …

Spaghetti dinner set

January 30, 2017 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Ladies of the Highland Elks No. 2539 will host the annual spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gun show slated

January 30, 2017 A gun show will be held from 9 to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Independence County …

ASU head opposes gun bill

January 30, 2017 JONESBORO (AP) — The president of the Arkansas State University System is opposing a bill that would require public universities to allow staff to …