Man arrested after shoving mother

July 29, 2016 When Batesville Police arrested 19-year-old Hayden A. Davis Wednesday night, he told them he didn’t want to go to work and had argued with …

Landfill earns ‘closed’ status

July 29, 2016 When Robert Griffin took office on Jan. 1, 2011, he had no idea the county was facing thousands of dollars in potential sanctions with …

Depot Days to include blues show

July 29, 2016 NEWPORT — The 19th annual Depot Days music festival is set to take place on Sept. 23-24 on historic Front Street in downtown Newport, …

School supplies being collected

July 29, 2016 The United Way of North Central Arkansas will launch its annual effort to collect school supplies and other basic items to ensure that every …

Democratic committee to meet

July 29, 2016 The Independence County Democratic Central Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 301 E.College Ave. in Batesville. The …

CASA volunteers needed

July 29, 2016 Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers are needed in Independence County. The role of a CASA volunteer is to speak for a child …

Youth fun day planned

July 29, 2016 STRAWBERRY — Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Strawberry is planning a youth fun day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13. Hamburgers …