Izard Co. towns to see several political races

August 14, 2006 MELBOURNE — Four of seven towns in Izard County produced races for mayor by the filing deadline Wednesday, according to information from the Izard County Clerk’s Office.

New day care center opens today

August 14, 2006 In response to the increasing need for quality child care in Independence County, First United Methodist Church in Batesville has opened a full-time day care center.

City deals with power problem

August 14, 2006 Batesville City Hall conducted business with gas generators furnishing electrical power for the better part of the day Friday.

Smoke testing scheduled for Monday

August 11, 2006 Batesville Water Utilities will be smoke testing the sewer collection system in west Batesville from North Heights to the Poke Bayou beginning Monday, according to Jerry Jeffery, assistant to the util

Hendrix explains decision

August 11, 2006 NEWARK — Newark Mayor Randy Hendrix said the city council’s abolishment of the Newark Water and Sewer Commission during a regular meeting Tuesday should not be controversial because it nee