Tax collector announces retirement

January 10, 2006 Saying that he had enough years of service and personal things have come along, Independence County Tax Collector Johnny Kelley is retiring. 

Cave City man driving on flat tire arrested for drugs

January 10, 2006 CAVE CITY —An 18-year-old Cave City man who left his Woodland Street residence driving a car with a flat front left tire was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and careless/prohib

Driver concerned over cold toddlers

January 10, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 25-year-old Cave City man was cited on two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor after two children, ages 1 and 3, were found in front of his house shivering, barefoot and w

New businesses decrease,

January 10, 2006 The number of new commercial buildings in Batesville took a dive in 2005, but the value actually increased by 67 percent over last year.

‘Nunsense’ set for performance

January 10, 2006 SEARCY — For its midseason musical production at the height of its seventh season, Center on the Square, Searcy’s community theater for the performing arts, presents the hit musical comedy

Number of White County meth labs fall in ’05

January 10, 2006 SEARCY — The number of methamphetamine labs seized in White County in 2005 was surprisingly lower than the previous year, but at the same time, the number of arrests for possession of methamphet

Officer finds syringe in coat pocket

January 9, 2006 A Salem man was arrested around midnight Thursday after he was stopped for reportedly beating a woman as the two drove along St. Louis Street north of Batesville.