Inmate attempts hanging

July 13, 2016 An unsuccessful attempt to hang himself with a bed sheet sent an Independence County jail inmate to White River Medical Center Saturday where he …

PP voters to decide tax hike

July 13, 2016 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council voted Monday to put a 2-percent sales tax ordinance before voters in the November general election.

‘Fractured fairytale’ production set

July 13, 2016 North Arkansas Dance Theatre and Batesville Community Theatre have announced the production of “Haphazardly Ever After” at 7 p.m. July 28, 29 and 30 …

First Community Bank donates to FVP

July 13, 2016 First Community Bank has made a charitable donation to Family Violence Prevention Inc. from proceeds raised in a silent auction conducted by employees of …

New pain management doctor announced

July 13, 2016 Dr. Praveen Pakeerappa Dr. Meraj Siddiqui of the White River Medical Center (WRMC) Pain Management Clinic announces the association of …

Ballot positions to be drawn

July 13, 2016 The Independence County Election Commission will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at the election office at Third and Main streets in the old Skinner’s …

Shelter admin to speak

July 13, 2016 Tonjia Miles, administrator for The Children’s Shelter in Walnut Ridge, will speak at the Batesville Kiwanis Club noon meeting Friday at Kelley Wyatt’s Restaurant, …