‘School of the Lady’ set

April 8, 2016 POWHATAN — The Historic Powhatan School of the Lady will be held April 15-17 at Powhatan State Park. This school focuses on teaching female …

Remembering Merle Haggard

April 7, 2016 When the news broke that Merle Haggard had died, it was a dark day for music fans. Even sadder for those who personally …

Warrants served at airport

April 7, 2016 When Independence County 0fficers arrived at the Batesville Municipal Airport Wednesday afternoon to serve a search warrant they weren’t looking for drugs. But, …

Two arrested on warrants while shopping

April 7, 2016 An absconder from the law and her male companion were arrested by Parole and Probation Officer Brian Gould while they were shopping at Walmart …

Community helps put roof on house

April 7, 2016 CORD — Sometimes, those from the smallest communities have the biggest hearts. Last Friday and Saturday, a group from John 3:16 Ministries, …

Library location to be discussed

April 7, 2016 The Independence County Library Board will meet at 2 p.m. Monday in the library. Unofficial agenda items include discussion of a new location, …

Rotary names scholarship recipients

April 7, 2016 Area students have received scholarships worth $500 each from the Batesville Rotary Club, according to a news release. They will be recognized at …