King addresses nepotism concerns

July 9, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Fears that the state’s laws concerning nepotism could derail plans for a September school board election are unfounded, according to Midland Superintendent Lynn Roe King.

Wanted couple arrested for meth at courthouse

July 6, 2007 A Batesville man and a Bald Knob woman have been formally charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia following their arrests at the Independence County District Courthouse in

‘Phony cop’ arrested at accident scene

July 5, 2007 A man who flashed a badge at the scene of an accident Friday is facing several charges, including criminal impersonation of a police officer, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Du

Witnesses watch man pour liquid,

July 5, 2007 Arson is being listed as the cause of a fire that destroyed a car and a residence near Bradford Tuesday afternoon, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Patient e-mail now available

July 5, 2007 White River Health System is now offering a way for friends and families to send messages to patients staying in the hospitals.

Gardners named district farm family

July 5, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Michael and Amy Gardner family of Independence County is one of eight district farm family of the year winners, Steve Eddington of the Arkansas Farm Bureau announced.