ASU gunman charged

January 8, 2016 JONESBORO (AP) — A Jonesboro man whose standoff with police briefly closed down Arkansas State University’s campus last month will face formal charges, …

Retired teachers, Master Gardeners to meet

January 8, 2016 Independence County Retired Teachers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Kelley Wyatt’s Restaurant inside Ramada Inn in Batesville. Lauren Willette with the …

Southside Water to meet

January 8, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1401 Batesville Blvd.. Agenda items include approval of bills, …

Tutor training planned

January 8, 2016 The Ozark Foothills Literacy Project will host a tutor-training workshop at 5:30 p.m. Monday at its office, 608 Water St., Batesville. To register …

SAU names honor students

January 8, 2016 MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University has announced the names of 275 students who made 4.0 grade point averages to qualify for the president’s list …