Officers respond to domestic violence incidents

April 25, 2007 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Office has been busy lately, including arresting a Mountain View man Saturday who was in a fight with a family member near the White River bridge at

Woman strolling at 3 a.m. arrested in west Batesville

April 25, 2007 One of two women, wearing long black coats in 69 degree weather at 3 a.m., was arrested on an outstanding warrant after Independence County sheriff’s deputies thought the two looked suspicious.

City dispatch, officers discussed at meeting

April 25, 2007 The need for more police officers and the workload and office space issues in police dispatch were discussed at a meeting of the Interlocal Law Enforcement Committee meeting April 18.

Long-time Batesville jeweler remembered

April 25, 2007 He served President Kennedy barbecue, owned one of Batesville’s oldest businesses and was involved in the White River Water Carnival during its early years.

JPs give money to Cushman

April 25, 2007 The town of Cushman was the subject of a pair of Independence County Quorum Court committee meetings Tuesday night.

Foresters discuss freeze, trees

April 25, 2007 CAVE CITY — What’s going to happen to trees and wildlife as a result of the recent hard freeze is something that cannot be answered from experience, Larry Morris and Jimmy Wallace of M&

Chamber eyes ACE status

April 24, 2007 Batesville and Independence County must come together to pursue the economic development they desire, Jonah Shumate, president and chief executive officer of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, t

Dog offers therapy, love

April 24, 2007 He was a dog that nobody wanted, a “misfit” who had been abandoned by the family that promised to love and care for him.