Walmart expands military leave-of-absence policy

May 24, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Walmart Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it’s expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by offering differential pay to all eligible employees …

Heiress, actress dead at 93

May 24, 2017 NEW YORK (AP) — Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or …

Roping event raises $3K for scholarships

May 23, 2017 MELBOURNE — The fifth annual Wayburn Watson Memorial Calf Roping competition held as a fundraiser May 13 at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne …

Ozarka ranks among top community colleges

May 23, 2017 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College was recently featured in an article by Schools.com as one of the best community colleges in Arkansas, earning a top …

Clarification

May 23, 2017 With the resignation of Independence County Tax Collector Janet Perkey, local officials stress that the person who is appointed to fill that vacancy is …

Road to be closed

May 23, 2017 ASH FLAT — Gin Hill Road near Ash Flat in Sharp County will be closed until further notice for road repair, Sharp County Judge …