Singing scheduled

April 19, 2016 SITKA — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie in the Sitka community, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday.

History symposium registration upcoming

April 19, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas History Commission and State Archives, the Arkansas Genealogical Society and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives Foundation Inc. will host …

Rug making to be taught

April 19, 2016 POWHATAN — A hooked rugs workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Powhatan State Park. The workshop …

Praise pours in for ‘Raymond’ star Roberts

April 19, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Everybody loved Doris Roberts. The spunky actress who played the sharp-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” received …

Death under investigation

April 18, 2016 A local man died early this morning as he fought with police and an ambulance crew, according to Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill.

Senator still on hot seat

April 18, 2016 Last week when 10 Republican legislators blocked funding for Arkansas’ hybrid Medicaid expansion, the reality of those cuts were hitting home. And Independence County residents …

Woman killed in Newport

April 18, 2016 NEWPORT (AP) — Police say a Newport woman was killed when someone opened fire on the car in which she was riding. Police said …