Marker dedication slated

July 5, 2016 EVENING SHADE — A Civil War marker dedication commemorating Unionist Ephraim Sharp and the Civil War in Sharp County will be held at 10 …

VBS planned

July 5, 2016 NEWARK — Newark Church of Christ will have vacation Bible school Sunday through July 13. Classes will be held for all ages. The …

Shapenote gathering set

July 5, 2016 MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center’s Annual Shapenote Gathering will be Thursday through Saturday. Singers from several states will meet to …

Historic church burned

July 1, 2016 CAVE CITY — Construction along Highway 167 continues to slowly change the landscape of the roadway north of Batesville, but the absence of what many …

1 in custody following shooting

July 1, 2016 At 7:52 p.m., David Hammonds was in Batesville. Video footage shows him at the Batesville Exxon getting diesel for the truck he was …

Thefts solved with arrest

July 1, 2016 A man who spent four months breaking into homes found himself behind one door he couldn’t pry open. It will take making a …

Melbourne to host free fireworks

July 1, 2016 MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Fire Department will present its biggest fireworks festivity ever. Fire Chief Rusty Campbell said the free event will be …

Camp on par with area youths

July 1, 2016 MELBOURNE — Temperatures soaring upward of 100 degrees last week didn’t keep nearly 40 youth golfers off the course and from attending an annual, …