Operation Ice House yields 25 arrests

May 20, 2015 NEWPORT — A joint effort led by Third Judicial District Drug Task Force agents, code-named “Operation Ice House,” pursued approximately 26 suspects for delivery …

Man flees, captured, taken to jail

May 20, 2015 A man who had felony and misdemeanor warrants fled but was later caught and taken to jail. According to the report by Independence …

C-Ridge to use grant for food backpacks

May 20, 2015 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District has been awarded a $1,000 community grant from the Walmart Foundation, according to a news release.

Retiring principal honored

May 20, 2015 MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary will host a drop-in retirement reception for Principal Carolyn Blevins from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday in the …

10 students accept UACCB scholarships

May 20, 2015 Ten students have been awarded Academic Excellence scholarships at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, announced Kristen Cross, director of financial aid.