FACT CHECK: Candidates veer from the truth

August 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Republicans seeking their party’s 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the …

Pot found in picnic basket

August 6, 2015 An employee who was asked to check a vehicle for some lost vouchers resulted in a call to the Batesville Police Department. Dispatch …

Suspect skedaddles after traffic stop

August 6, 2015 A 23-year-old Batesville man skedaddled when the opportunity arose or he would have made the trip to jail with two others. Independence County …

Cooling centers offered

August 6, 2015 White River Area Agency on Aging Inc. will be providing cooling centers during local heat advisory warnings, according to a news release. The …

Hotel guests asked to leave

August 6, 2015 Just after 5 p.m. on Sunday, the Batesville Police Department was asked to help get rid of some unwelcomed hotel guests. Patrolman Jordan …