Southside schools to upgrade field house

May 16, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — First Community Bank has made a commitment to Southside School District to help with the expansion and upgrade of its field house, …

College presents scholarship

May 16, 2016 POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Kinsey Scaggs of Batesville recently received the William H. and Evelyn H. Shopp Nursing Scholarship at the 2015-16 annual Student …

Local student named to ‘Who’s Who’

May 16, 2016 ARKADELPHIA — Forty-four Ouachita Baptist University students have been selected for inclusion in the latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students” in American Universities …

News of Other Days

May 16, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Two Fairfield Bay residents were arrested after a two-week forgery investigation, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator Paul Suttle.

Student awarded funds

May 16, 2016 SEARCY — Harding University has awarded full-tuition Trustee Scholarships to 27 incoming freshmen, including Jon Ward of Sulphur Rock, according to a news …

Belmont announces spring Dean’s List

May 16, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A local student has been named to the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the spring 2016 semester, according to a …

FFA scholars awarded scholarships

May 16, 2016 Malachi Talley Lesley Jennings INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to …

Museum to offer day camp in June

May 16, 2016 Old Independence Regional Museum will present “Mondays at the Museum,” a day camp for rising first- through sixth- graders to take place each Monday in …

Evangelist to speak

May 16, 2016 Internationally-known evangelist and prophet Dr. John D. Kirby will speak in a series of lessons at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and at 10:15 a.m.