Man jailed for trying to burn house

May 8, 2015 A Batesville area man was taken into custody after he allegedly tried to set his mother’s house afire. A Denison Heights resident called …

Midland students get life lessons

May 8, 2015 With just days left before graduation, the seniors of Midland High School recently got a few final life lessons. The lessons came from …

UACCB graduation to be held Monday

May 8, 2015 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold commencement at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Independence Hall. Associate of science, associate of …

Field trip grants still available

May 8, 2015 Old Independence Regional Museum still has funds remaining for its Field Trip Grant program, according to a news release. This program was originally …

Ozarka to grill for a cure

May 8, 2015 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will be “Grillin’ for a Cure” on Wednesday as part of an annual fundraiser for Izard County Relay for Life …

Spud gun competition set for Saturday

May 8, 2015 HORSESHOE BEND — The Big Thunder World Championship Spud Gun Competition will be Saturday at Turkey Mountain Golf Course Driving Range in …