ACH dedicates helicopters

August 6, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Children’s Hospital has dedicated two new helicopters to ferry young patients to its facilities in Little Rock. The …

Suspect in truck theft flees crash

August 5, 2015 A vehicle reported stolen Monday may have ended up solving a commercial burglary after officers found a man who left the scene of an …

Several sentenced for drugs

August 5, 2015 Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp sentenced several people recently in Independence County Circuit Court for drugs and other offenses: • Mark C.

Hit-and-run injures pedestrian

August 5, 2015 A Batesville man told police he was injured in a hit-and-run accident Monday. Kenneth David Billingsley, 39, of Batesville told Independence County Cpl.

Coach King to speak Friday

August 5, 2015 Dave King, Batesville High School athletic director and head football coach, will be the featured speaker at the Batesville Kiwanis Club noon meeting Friday …

Convicted killer of 5 dies in prison

August 5, 2015 NEWPORT (AP) — A woman convicted of killing five people in northwest Arkansas in 1974 — including her three children — has died in …

Jonesboro cops warn of scam

August 5, 2015 JONESBORO (AP) — Police in Jonesboro are warning about a scam in which a caller claims via telephone that residents must pay him money …