Pirates prepare for first day

August 12, 2015 CONCORD — Concord School District will begin classes Monday. The number of students enrolled last year was 445 with 30 graduates.

Woman not missing, just hiding

August 12, 2015 A woman who had reported her daughter missing said she is fine. Brenda Lilly told officers with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office that …

Teachers gain funding for technology, literacy

August 12, 2015 Seven inventive curriculum projects conceived by Batesville educators will be implemented through $15,000 in grants provided by the fifth annual Citizens Bank Education Initiative …

State rep to address Kiwanis

August 12, 2015 James Sturch State Rep. James Sturch will be the featured speaker at the Batesville Kiwanis Club noon meeting on Friday …

Montessori to hold event

August 12, 2015 The Batesville Montessori School at 195 N 11th St, will hold open house from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The school, which starts …

JPs eye employee policy

August 12, 2015 The Independence County Quorum Court policy committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Independence County Courthouse. The committee will discuss possible …

Citizens hires Hankins as VP

August 12, 2015 Bruce Hankins Citizens Bank has announced the hiring of Bruce Hankins as vice president and manager of retirement plans …

County reappraisals concluded

August 12, 2015 This year will be the conclusion of the five-year reappraisal for Independence County and some rural property has doubled in value, according to Independence …