Daughter arrested for fight

January 24, 2017 A church parking lot fight with her mother sent 18-year-old Julieann Andrews of Batesville to jail Sunday morning. Batesville Police Officer Amber Branscum …

Man jailed for drunken crash

January 24, 2017 Victims of a two-car crash at the Harrison and Sidney streets intersection around 2 p.m. last Thursday escaped with no serious injuries but one …

Bond set at $5,000 for tobacco possession

January 24, 2017 When booked into the Independence County jail, William E. Mingues, 43, of Evening Shade was furnished with a packet of rules and regulations which …

Museum to host Super Bowl Sunday program

January 24, 2017 Old Independence Regional Museum has been selected to receive the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit titled “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shapes America,” according to a …

Library group meets tonight

January 24, 2017 The Independence County Library Board will meet at 5:15 tonight in the library. Regular reports and an update about the Barnett Building will …

Board takes no action

January 24, 2017 A special-called meeting by the Batesville School Board got under way at 5:12 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank where members went in to …

Ozarka offers Son Lamb scholarship

January 24, 2017 MELBOURNE — Officials at Ozarka College at Melbourne have announced a new $500 scholarship to benefit students. The scholarship comes after a fundraiser …