Chase ends in two arrests

January 6, 2017 A high-speed chase in excess of 100 miles per hour early Thursday morning ended without injuries to anyone, but two people went to jail, …

Burglary, theft charges filed

January 6, 2017 A man accused of burglary and theft in December has been formally charged in Independence County Circuit. Bond for Robert Gale Mead, 47, …

Restaurant inspections prepared for December

January 6, 2017 The Independence County Health Department inspected a number of restaurants and other places where food is prepared in December. Places inspected and any violations …

Newark office to manage Magness water

January 6, 2017 MAGNESS — “It’s a clean slate and a new year!” That was a statement made by new Magness Town Council Alderwoman Brandi Birkhead, …

Master Gardener program accepting applications

January 6, 2017 Applications are being accepted in Independence, Sharp, Izard and Fulton counties for those who want to sharpen their horticultural skills and share their knowledge …