Sheriff doesn’t want juvenile facility

August 12, 2015 The White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) will stay under control of the Independence County Judge’s Office. Sheriff Steve Jeffery turned down the offer …

Active Shooter Scenario

August 12, 2015 Scenario: You and 20 other college students are sitting in class when...Boom! Boom! Boom! The abrupt sound of gunfire resonates through the building, but …

Man accused of pilfering in cars

August 12, 2015 A 44-year-old Batesville man is in custody after he was charged with felony breaking or entering and a misdemeanor theft while allegedly rummaging …

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 …