Shots fired at driver

May 13, 2016 Police officers responding to an accident in downtown Batesville around 5:10 a.m. Thursday were told while en route that shots had also been fired …

Needles lead to traffic stop arrest

May 13, 2016 Stopped for driving in the wrong lane, Alissa Bradford, 30, of Davis Lane, Batesville, told Batesville Patrolman Dillon Sallas there was nothing illegal in …

Felony theft, forgery arrest made

May 13, 2016 Stealing a truck and using a stolen credit card to buy an expensive cell phone, jewelry and gas has landed an 18-year-old Magness man …

Safe Routes to school created

May 13, 2016 Batesville School District’s Central Magnet Elementary is now a safer place for pedestrians. The city street department completed necessary repairs to several feet of …

Girl safe; uncle in custody

May 13, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A missing girl has been found safe after an eight-day Amber Alert and her uncle has been taken into custody.

Vendors sought for Rotary yard sale

May 13, 2016 Batesville Rotary will hold an open yard sale June 3 and 4 at the Independence County Fairgrounds. Prices for renting tables inside the …

Calico Rock to host volunteer fair

May 13, 2016 CALICO ROCK — A Volunteer Fair will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Wayne Wood Activity Center adjacent to Calico …