Airport calls special meeting

April 5, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — The Batesville Airport Commission will hold a short meeting to pass a resolution allowing short-term funding of the terminal renovation project. This …

Highway bids approved

April 5, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a number of roads in Independence and surrounding counties, …

Lyon names local scholars

April 5, 2016 Lyon College has announced local students who have recently received scholarships, according to a news release. Chaney James of Batesville has received …

Body recovered from river

April 5, 2016 NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Pulaski County authorities have recovered a body from the Arkansas River in North Little Rock. A sheriff’s office …