Lawmakers advance hybrid Medicaid expansion

April 7, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson called the debate over Arkansas’ hybrid Medicaid expansion a “watershed” moment on Wednesday, as lawmakers advanced his plan …

News of Other Days

April 7, 2016 36 YEARS AGO LITTLE ROCK — Thomas A. Biggs of Batesville was one of 25 individual Arkansans receiving “Awards of Exceptional Accomplishments” …

Community dinner planned

April 7, 2016 GAINESBORO — The annual community hamburger/potluck dinner will be held at noon Saturday at the Oak Bluff Recreational Center in the Gainesboro community. Hamburgers …

Hot tamale supper postponed

April 7, 2016 The hot tamale supper planned for Saturday at Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church has been postponed until a later date.

Schools pass inspections

April 6, 2016 The Independence County Health Department in March inspected a number of restaurants and other places where food is prepared. Places inspected and any violations …

Bank to host kite festival

April 6, 2016 First Community Bank will host its annual kite festival from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Independence County Fairgrounds. The event is …

Event set for fire training center

April 6, 2016 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host an open house for the recently completed fire training center from 10 a.m. to …