Two jailed after visit from probation officer

April 6, 2017 Bond has been set at $50,000 each for two Batesville men arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after a parole/probation officer made …

Seven go to Department of Correction

April 6, 2017 MELBOURNE — Seven Izard County inmates have been transferred to the Arkansas Department of Correction on various charges, according to Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley.

Library revamps website

April 6, 2017 The Independence County Library launched its new website Tuesday, complete with a fresh look and feel, clearer navigation, improved searching and plenty of content …

Woman dies in crash

April 6, 2017 JESUP — A Smithville woman died Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 115 in Lawrence County. Cpl. Anthony Dail with Arkansas State …

Southside water to meet

April 6, 2017 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1401 Batesville Blvd. Following a …

News of Other Days

April 6, 2017 35 YEARS AGO From Wilson Powell’s Then & Now column: Dorothy Moore Kinion taught for a total of 10 years at Oak …

Donations to benefit prison chapel

April 6, 2017 CALICO ROCK — The project team working to construct a chapel building on the grounds of the Arkansas Department of Correction North Central Unit …

Museum foundation receives grant

April 6, 2017 CALICO ROCK — The Kerr Foundation Inc. of Oklahoma City has awarded a $2,000 grant to the Calico Rock Museum Foundation Art and …

‘Walk with Jesus’ event set

April 6, 2017 ALPENA — A “Walk with Jesus” program will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 15 at Osage Baptist Church, located at the …

Bread perfect for Easter gathering

April 6, 2017 I can’t count how many times I’ve made this adorable Bunny Bread! For Easter dinners, parties, barbecues, luncheons, birthdays, Mother’s Day — you name it, …