Singing planned

May 25, 2016 SAFFELL — The Spring River Associational Singing will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Saffell Missionary Baptist Church, located at 467 Highway 25 in …

Advice sought from state level

May 24, 2016 As the Independence County Library Board prepares for a new move, members are also working to mend what has been a non-existent relationship with …

Stolen boat recovered

May 24, 2016 While searching for a wanted man,  sheriff’s deputies discovered two stolen boats at the residence of 39-year-old James R. Simmons Saturday evening, according …

2 injured in plant explosion

May 24, 2016 CAMDEN (AP) — Authorities say two people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a defense technology manufacturing plant in southern Arkansas.

Pfeiffer Road to be closed

May 24, 2016 A portion of Pfeiffer Road — between Lena Lane and Mulberry Lane — will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for …