Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies

June 29, 2015 MOSCOW — Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, whose career included desperate but unsuccessful diplomatic efforts to avert wars in Iraq and NATO’s bombing …

Bank gives $20K to Main Street

June 26, 2015 The Main Street Batesville organization received quite a gift from First Community Bank on Thursday — $20,000. The check was presented during Business …

Video shows girlfriend taking items

June 26, 2015 A man who said he didn’t attempt to press charges after his girlfriend tried to hit him in the head with a beer bottle …

SCOTUS extends gay marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared today that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian …

Drug charges stem from traffic stop

June 26, 2015 A Newark woman claims she was given drugs by a friend because she was “having family problems,” according to a court affidavit.

Man injured in shovel fight

June 26, 2015 A family fight late Saturday night involving a shovel left one man with head injuries requiring medical treatment. Independence County Sheriff’s deputies were …

Ozarka College to begin flight training

June 26, 2015 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will begin offering flight training at the Melbourne Municipal Airport on July 1. The training is being offered as the …

City of Southside to hold Fun Fest

June 26, 2015 SOUTHSIDE — Saturday will mark the first-ever Fun Fest for the newly formed City of Southside. The event will serve as a fundraiser for …