Museum to again host ‘I Spy’ game

June 24, 2016 Old Independence Regional Museum has an activity to keep kids busy despite the summer heat, according to a news release. The third edition …

Blood donations of all types needed

June 24, 2016 The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply …

White Cane Day scheduled

June 24, 2016 The recently formed Batesville Lions club has scheduled its first fundraising event. Known for helping the blind and visually impaired, one of the …

Church-wide yard sale planned

June 24, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — A church-wide yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, located at …

8 arrested in firearms investigation

June 24, 2016 WEST MEMPHIS (AP) — Federal authorities say eight people have been arrested in the West Memphis area as part of a federal firearms investigation.

Roommate convicted of manslaughter

June 24, 2016 BLYTHEVILLE (AP) — A jury in Blytheville has convicted a man of manslaughter in last year’s shooting death of his roommate. Charles Campbell …

District court to close

June 24, 2016 The Independence County District Court will be closed from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to Tammy M. Gregory, chief clerk.

News of Other Days

June 24, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Kitty Sting, a porcelain artist from Memphis, Tenn., conducted a seminar for the Batesville China Painters at the home …