Hospice offers care

January 26, 2007 An elderly man lies in a hospital bed, covered with stark white sheets, and chats with a nurse about his grandchildren and perhaps great-grandchildren, knowing he has just weeks or months left.

Barbershop era returns

January 25, 2007 EVENING SHADE — Donzie Spurlock has cut hair for more than 35 years, but he always dreamed of opening a business in his hometown. 

Downtown survey says…

January 25, 2007 Upscale restaurants, more retail shops and an Internet café. Those were some of the suggestions given to help revitalize downtown Batesville after a recent survey of visitors was conducted.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

January 24, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Lyon to host preview day

January 24, 2007 Lyon College will host a preview day for high school students on its campus Saturday.

Ozarka expands program

January 24, 2007 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will soon be able to roll out more nurses and other health professionals, according to a news release.