Community music planned

April 27, 2016 Batesville community music will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and …

Republicans to meet

April 27, 2016 The Independence County Republicans will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, located at 285 E. College in Batesville. Participants …

Buffalo National River marks NPS centennial

April 27, 2016 This year marks the centennial of the National Park Service, and there will be celebrations and special events across the United States throughout the year …

Knife attack results in felony warrant

April 26, 2016 The disarming of a 25-year-old man who reportedly got angry at a teen party and began attacking them with kitchen knives, resulted in him …

Two get their kicks at Phillips 66

April 26, 2016 A Sharp County officer called Independence County to say he was with two intoxicated people at a Phillips 66. Cave City Officer Trent …

Promised Land to hold annual fundraiser

April 26, 2016 Anderson’s Promise Land Inc. Therapeutic Horse Ranch will have its annual fundraiser Saturday at 570 Kyler Road near Batesville. Admission is free. Soup, …

Kids’ College off to ‘see the wizard’

April 26, 2016 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host its annual summer Kids’ College program beginning June 11. Kids’ College consists of a …

AG approves wording of marijuana proposal

April 26, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, allowing supporters …