• Dive team helps search for toddler

    LITTLE RED RIVER — Divers found their search was hindered by the muddy water and brush when they were called to assist in an ongoing hunt for a missing child that is in its third week. Independence County Chief Deputy Jermey Qualls said the Independence …

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  • Holiday scams on the rise

    During this joyous time of the year there are those who will prey on the generosity of those who give, Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery warned in a news release Thursday morning. “There has been an upswing in phone scams offering to pay of credit …

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  • ‘Living Windows’ scheduled for Main Street, Calico Rock

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum will present the Peppersauce Players’ second annual “Living Windows” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Main Street (Highway 5) in Calico Rock. Twenty-five storefront windows will depict 15 scenes for an old-fashioned Christmas. This year’s themes include …

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  • Flu shots slated in Cushman

    The Independence County Health Unit will be administering flu shots at the Cushman Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, announced Leila Skelton, city recorder/treasurer. This flu clinic will be the same as the others, in which the health department will bill Medicaid, Medicare …

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  • Dogs, tools reported stolen

    Two pit bull pups (a red male and a black/white female) and a 50-pound bag of dog food, valued at $320, a four-drawer tool box with miscellaneous hand tools valued at approximately $1,000 were reported stolen from a Pleasant Plains residence recently. David Hites said …

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  • Five Generations

    The Allwhite and Marshall families gathered for Thanksgiving in Newark and took advantage of the occasion to pose for a five-generation photo. Bradley Marshall  (foreground, holding twins) and his family, including twins Brody and Blain and infant, Blakely were visiting from Joplin, Missouri. Pictured are …

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  • Auction to benefit scholarship fund

    The Independence and Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will hold an auction for members to raise money for scholarships on Tuesday in Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. A silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. with the meal at …

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  • C-Ridge may renew lease

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room. Agenda items include review of financial reports, personnel reports and a two-year agreement lease renewal of the Oil Trough gym.

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  • Airport taxiway on agenda

    The Batesville Regional Airport Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the terminal building. Engineer Bob Chatman will give a report. Other business includes the taxiway extension process and terminal renovations project status. All meetings are open to the public.

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  • 11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab … to Florida

    BRYANT (AP) — Arkansas police say an 11-year-old girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but that authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia after her parents reported her missing. Cellphone records show the girl hailed the …

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  • Bass Pro to acquire Ranger Boats

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bass Pro of Missouri plans to acquire the Arkansas company that manufactures well-known bass boats. Bass Pro Group announced the deal Thursday to acquire Fish Holdings LLS, which manufactures Ranger, Stratos and Triton boats. The terms of the deal were not …

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  • 3rd person dies in explosion

    LAKE CITY (AP) — A third person has died following a Craighead County house explosion in November that seriously injured others. Ellis Eaton, 49, died this week at a Memphis hospital. Craighead County Assistant Chief Deputy Justin Rolland says a gas leak inside the home …

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