News of Other Days

April 27, 2017 35 YEARS AGO A serious outbreak of brucellosis in Independence County has caused heavy losses to cattlemen, and the Farm Bureau and …

Hospice volunteers needed

April 27, 2017 Arkansas Hospice’s Batesville office is seeking volunteers to help care for patients in Independence and Jackson counties. Volunteers provide ongoing support wherever a …

Tree workshop slated

April 27, 2017 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Urban Forestry Council will sponsor a Tree Law and Urban Trees 101 workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Franchise taxes due Monday

April 27, 2017 LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin has reminded Arkansas businesses that annual franchise taxes must be filed by midnight on Monday with …

Needleworks club to meet

April 27, 2017 River Valley Needle Works Extension Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Community Building of First Community Bank in Southside. Members …

Musicians to gather

April 27, 2017 Musicians will gather from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank in Batesville. Everyone is welcome to sing and play gospel, …

‘Silence of the Lambs’ director dies at 73

April 27, 2017 NEW YORK — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and the director of …

Woman accused of stealing $150K

April 26, 2017 ASH FLAT — A woman who is accused of stealing more than $150,000 from her employer is now facing multiple felony charges. Mandy …