Council: No permit, no horsing around

December 23, 2015 There was no horsing around when the Batesville City Council dealt with an “equine emergency” in a special-called meeting Tuesday morning. The council …

Mayor listed as suspect in theft, again

December 23, 2015 The Magness mayor is making headlines, again. Already under investigation by the Arkansas State Police for his alleged involvement regarding check discrepancies and …

Officer of year named

December 23, 2015 Gene O’Brien is Officer of the Year. The Independence County officer was recognized for his outstanding service last week along with Reserve Officer …

Stabbing nets 3 years

December 23, 2015 A fight over a dog led to one man getting stabbed three times and another receiving a three-year sentence for second-degree battery. Around …

One dead as storms sweep across South

December 23, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Severe storms swept across the state this morning, killing one person. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office said a person …

Reward offered

December 23, 2015 MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — A reward of more than $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to the person involved in a fatal …

Letters to Santa

December 23, 2015 Editor’s note: First-graders in Amber Neal’s class at Newark Elementary share their letters to Santa Claus.   Dear Santa, My name is Macy. I am …