Crews recover body

April 14, 2016 CLARENDON  (AP) — Officials say the body of a commercial fisherman missing since last week has been found near a dock along the …

C-Ridge to partner with academy

April 14, 2016 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board at a recent special meeting heard from Blaine Alexander, who represents the Arkansas Leadership Academy, about how …

S-Rock to meet

April 14, 2016 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall. The agenda includes …

News of Other Days

April 14, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Gov. Bill Clinton will campaign in Independence County Friday  in his bid for re-election to a second term. The …

Benton Co. approves buyout of sheriff

April 14, 2016 BENTONVILLE  (AP) — The Benton County Quorum Court has voted unanimously to meet the resignation conditions of Sheriff Kelley Cradduck, who is facing …

Student nets award

April 14, 2016 Nick Scarbrough Nick Scarbrough of Batesville has been selected to receive the 2016 Rural Church Award at Williams Baptist College.

Cemetery cleanup set

April 14, 2016 GAINESBORO — Annual cleanup day at Liberty Cemetery in the Gainesboro community will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are welcome and …

Community music planned

April 14, 2016 Batesville community music will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and …