Divers find missing man

January 16, 2007 EVENING SHADE — Divers found the body of a missing Cave City man this morning inside his red Chevrolet Blazer, which was submerged in Piney Creek near the Izard-Sharp county line. 

Sleeping driver gets rude awakening

January 16, 2007 The last thing Joey Gould expected when he headed home from work Friday morning was to wake up in his airborne car just before it hit the ground and rolled over several times.

Physician opens urgent care clinic

January 16, 2007 Dr. Verona T. Brown has re-opened her family practice as well as establishing a new urgent care clinic in Batesville.

Man arrested for battery

January 16, 2007 CAVE CITY — A call to a domestic disturbance Friday in Cave City resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old man for third-degree battery and public intoxication, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

More than six blocks nominated to register

January 16, 2007 The School Addition Historic District in Batesville has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Ken Grunewald said.

Concord budget approved

January 15, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord Town Council adopted a 2007 budget last week that shows $79,772 in anticipated general fund revenue and $14,485 in anticipated street fund revenue.

Heart attack ruled as cause of crash

January 15, 2007 In spite of the efforts of several passers-by with medical training, a 73-year-old Batesville man apparently died of cardiac arrest following a one-vehicle accident this morning.

Weather watch continues

January 15, 2007 The weekend’s localized flooding may give way to a more substantial event tonight as waterways in Independence County continue to swell, according to officials with the National Weather Service