IndCo, Sharp see sales tax returns decline

December 29, 2016 December saw sales tax numbers for Independence County and its northern neighbor, Sharp County, decline. Returns from the state were down 4 percent in Independence …

2 escapees from federal prison recaptured

December 29, 2016 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Two escapees from the federal prison in Forrest City have been recaptured in Fayetteville. The U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday …

3 killed in 2 separate crashes

December 29, 2016 JUDSONIA (AP) — Arkansas State Police say three people have been killed in two separate auto crashes on state roads. State police say …

Reward doubled to $40K

December 29, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old …

Weekend Events

December 29, 2016 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 30, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Student named

December 29, 2016 JACKSON, Tenn. — Three hundred twenty-two students have been named to the Union University President’s List for the fall 2016 semester. The President’s …