Mailman helps kids

May 16, 2016 When a rural mail carrier found two young girls on the side of the road, one of whom was completely naked, and couldn’t get …

Hiker, 19, falls to death

May 16, 2016 JASPER (AP) — A 19-year-old woman fell to her death while hiking in a rugged area of northern Arkansas. The Newton County sheriff’s …

Proclamation planned

May 16, 2016 In recognition of May as National Mental Health Awareness Month, Mayor Rick Elumbaugh will make a proclamation at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Batesville Area …

Gun show slated

May 16, 2016 A gun show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Independence County …

Cushman meeting tonight

May 16, 2016 CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 tonight in the community center to hear reports and review bills. Meetings are open …

Water board to meet

May 16, 2016 PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building’s conference room. Meetings are open …