Alcohol initiative gearing up

February 3, 2016 Keep Our Dollars in Independence County has renewed an effort locally to allow for the sale of alcohol in this county. The group, …

Mother charged in baby death

February 3, 2016 One count of manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree are being charged to the mother in the death of one of her twin infants.

Woman jailed for second DWI

February 3, 2016 A woman who first hit the guard rail on the bridge and was unable to finish a field sobriety test was jailed on her …

AG rejects marijuana measure

February 3, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has again rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas. The …

Souper Bowl Saturday set

February 3, 2016 Batesville Area Arts Council’s annual “Souper Bowl Saturday” fundraiser will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Individuals …

Community update planned

February 3, 2016 Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh will hold a community update meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at US Pizza. As an added feature for 2016, …

Board chooses Nabholz

February 3, 2016 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board recently met in special session to interview four construction manager companies for future projects for the district, …