Weekend Events

December 31, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 1 - Saturday, January 2, 2016.

Republican committee sets meeting

December 31, 2015 The Independence County Republican Committee meeting will be  at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, located at 285 E. College St. behind …

Former prison chaplain re-arrested

December 31, 2015 NEWPORT — A former chaplain at a women’s prison was re-arrested Tuesday because he was not meeting his bond requirements. This time, it …

Planners cancel January meeting

December 31, 2015 The Batesville Planning Commission has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, according to chairman Joe Shell. There were two items on the agenda: …

11 more counties declared disaster areas

December 31, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 11 additional Arkansas counties following severe storms that caused heavy flooding and …