Four cited in early morning rescue

December 30, 2015 Four people who called 911 because they were stranded in rising water found themselves in warmer water with the law after they were brought …

Woman arrested on multiple charges

December 30, 2015 MELBOURNE — Izard County sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday to Highway 177 near the Baxter County line to what was initially reported as a woman …

Warrant likely in Walmart grill theft

December 30, 2015 A woman who allegedly picked up a $90 grill at Walmart for Christmas will likely be facing an arrest warrant soon, according to the …

Offices announce holiday closings

December 30, 2015 The city of Batesville and Batesville Water Utility administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the New Year’s holiday. Trash routes for …

Well-known deejay had Izard roots

December 30, 2015 Long before Mark Billingsley became an on-air personality known as “Memphis Mark,” he was “Bill on the Hill” in Izard County. When news …

2016 budget ‘challenging’

December 30, 2015 Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh said Tuesday that preparing the 2016 budget was the biggest challenge he’s faced in his nine years in office because …

Bakery employee presented Spirit Award

December 30, 2015 Flowers Baking Co. of Batesville, a subsidiary of Flowers Foods, has selected employee Marion Allred as the recipient of its 2015 Flowers Spirit Award.

Governor declares disaster in 9 more counties

December 30, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has declared a disaster in nine additional counties affected by the weekend’s severe weather that caused …