Sharp pageant details announced

June 20, 2016 ASH FLAT — Several beauty pageants will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Sharp County Fair July 26 through July 30 at the …

Livestock testing set

June 20, 2016 A free livestock testing clinic for cattle, swine and poultry entering the 2016 Independence County Fair will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.

4-H club holds rabbit, goat workshop

June 20, 2016 THIDA — Diamond T 4-H Club sponsored a rabbit and goat workshop June 4 at the Thida Community Center. Members and parents led the …

Just Jacob

June 17, 2016 FRANKLIN — If Jacob Bailey ever meets you, chances are he won’t forget you. The 23-year-old Franklin resident has almost total recall memory …

Bank donates to airport project

June 17, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — First Community Bank has donated $10,000 to the Batesville Regional Airport to assist with the cost of its recent terminal renovation expenses.

Murderer recaptured

June 17, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A convicted Arkansas killer who escaped while on a work detail has been captured. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman …

Archery camp planned

June 17, 2016 Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary will hold archery camp for Eagle Mountain students entering grades 4 and 5 from 8 a.m. to noon June 28-30 …