Rodeo scheduled

June 7, 2016 CALICO ROCK — The 58th annual Calico Rock Lions Club rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Lions …

Historic walk to be held

June 7, 2016 HARDY — The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present a “Walks Through History Tour” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the downtown …

Children’s fishing derby set

June 7, 2016 POWHATAN — The Annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake Charles State Park, located at 3705 …

News of Other Days

June 7, 2016 36 YEARS AGO One of two Cushman women who died in a fire early Tuesday morning probably went back inside after getting …

Homecoming planned

June 7, 2016 BANNER — A homecoming will be held at Faith Full Gospel Church, located at 1215 Floral Road in Banner, on Sunday. Preachers will be …

Trial re-enactment slated

June 7, 2016 JACKSONPORT — Jacksonport State Park will present “Justice In Jacksonport: A 19th-century Murder Trial” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The trial is …

Library Memorials

June 7, 2016 The following memorials have been made to the Independence County Library’s endowment fund: Hope Spragins — The Athena Club Ed Huff — …

Inmate assaults jailer

June 6, 2016 A jail inmate who was being booked in on theft of property and criminal trespass charges will probably face a felony battery charge after …