Full line of work trailers added to car dealership

April 22, 2008 In an effort to meet the growing agricultural and commercial needs of this area, Stanley Wood Chevrolet Pontiac and Scott Wood Chrysler of Batesville have announced the addition of a complete line of

UACCB touts spring enrollment

April 22, 2008 Spring enrollment at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is up by more than 9 percent, a good sign for the college's future.

18 illegals to be deported

April 22, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Eighteen illegal immigrants arrested at a Batesville poultry plant will be processed for deportation, but will not serve any jail time for using fake Social Security numbers and s

Second flood worse than first

April 22, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The March flood heavily damaged the area around the Southside Public Water Authority's water intake pipe and pumping station, but this month's flood was even worse, Manager John Rich

Bullying reported

April 22, 2008 Complaints of school children being taunted and assaulted during school activities have been reported to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Midland taken off distress list

April 21, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Education has returned local control to two school districts that had been taken over by the state after years of financial problems.

91 face charges

April 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Eighteen people arrested as part of a raid on a Batesville poultry plant face misdemeanor charges of entering the country illegally, using faked Social Security numbers and obtain

Batesville hub for drug ring

April 18, 2008 After three years of surveillance work, undercover buys, working with informants and gathering information, local, state and federal agents were able to bust a major drug trafficking ring centered in