• Local Guardsman reaches out to Pryor to change status - Reservists, Guardsmen may not be considered veterans under law

    Vincent Provenzano of Batesville has served more than 20 years in the Air National Guard, yet he is not considered a veteran. Despite his serving in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, when he attends a patriotic event and all veterans …

    Read More

  • Man charged in shooting, theft

    A 61-year-old Floral man is being charged with shooting a man on Jamestown Loop. Officer Michael Moody with the Independence County Sheriff’s Department said he was called to 2990 Jamestown Loop Monday night about a man who had been shot. Moody said he arrived to …

    Read More

  • Man follows little green arrows to wrong house

    A man who said he followed the little green arrows to a house scared the homeowner’s daughter nearly to death when she walked in and found him sitting at the dining room table. Officer Michael Moody said when he arrived at 460 McHue Road he …

    Read More

  • Mother who didn’t take child to doctor arrested

    A mother who said she didn’t want to waste time taking her child to the doctor got to spend some time in jail and faces misdemeanor charges of communicating a false alarm, resisting arrest and criminal trespass. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Ben Keener said he …

    Read More

  • Video voyeurism reported

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of video voyeurism, according to a news release. The incident took place at a party involving numerous local teenagers and one male juvenile who was placed in detention is being charged, the release states. The department …

    Read More

  • Literacy project relocates to Water Street

    In six years the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project has had many locations, but now it hopes to have found a home at 608 Water St., also known as the Cook House, in Batesville. The organization provides adult basic education in the form of one-to-one tutoring …

    Read More

  • 2 more rounds of wintry mix in forecast

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says a potentially “significant” winter weather event could occur late Sunday into Monday morning in parts of northern Arkansas. Forecasters say freezing rain and sleet are possible for “prolonged periods” in parts of northern Arkansas on Sunday …

    Read More

  • Rezoning to be considered

    The Batesville Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall to hold a public hearing on the rezoning of property at 200 General St., from industrial to residential. The commission will also hold a hearing to consider zoning of the property located …

    Read More

  • ‘Back on Broadway’ coming to Batesville

    Broadway will come to Batesville on March 7 with “Back on Broadway,” the fourth show in the performing arts series presented by the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Student Government Association and First Community Bank. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the …

    Read More

  • Ex-treasurer facing new charges

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner was due in federal court today for an arraignment on new mail fraud charges. She is already set to go to trial next week on federal extortion and bribery charges. Earlier this month, a grand jury …

    Read More

  • More filings announced

    The deadline for candidates to file in the May 20 primary nears and filings continue to come in, according to the Independence, Sharp and Izard county clerk offices. No races have formed in Independence County as of Wednesday afternoon, but new filings include: Justice of …

    Read More

  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 28 – Sunday, March 2, 2014.

    Read More

Page 5 of 72« First...«34567»102030...Last »