Board hires, approves transfers

July 22, 2016 The Batesville School Board hired a number of new employees and approved a list of student transfers at its regular monthly meeting that adjourned …

News of Other Days

July 22, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Miss Linda Cash has been selected as an “Outstanding Young Woman of America” for 1980, according to an announcement …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

July 22, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ statewide historic preservation organization, Preserve Arkansas, is seeking nominations for the 2016 Arkansas Preservation Awards. The awards, presented at …

Workshops planned

July 22, 2016 POWHATAN — A market basket-weaving workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 at Powhatan Historic State Park. Admission is …

State to get $5.6M to fight Zika

July 22, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it will give Arkansas $5.6 million to fight the Zika virus.

Author plans book signings

July 21, 2016 Corinna Montgomery has planned a pair of book signings of “Clipped Wings” to begin later this month. Dates include: July 30 — …

Daughter accused of battery

July 21, 2016 MELBOURNE — Four people were arrested in a matter of days for domestic battery, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Tori Leann …

Woman reports pistol missing

July 21, 2016 When Anita Montgomery received a call saying her ex-husband was going to be released from prison, she armed herself with a pistol. On …

Shelter personnel to shift duties

July 21, 2016 As two of its strongest volunteers, Bev Finch and Sue Augustus, are stepping back from several duties, the Humane Society of Independence County met …