Council OKs interlocal for dispatch

June 14, 2016 Come June 29, Independence County will take over dispatching emergency responders for the entire county. Monday night, the Batesville City Council met and …

Jokers, Pres Ellis to perform

June 14, 2016 Local musicians The Jokers and Pres Ellis will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Barnett Building, 267 E. Main St., Batesville. The …

Bouncin’ For a Cause set

June 14, 2016 The fourth annual Bouncin’ For a Cause 2016 will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at White River Family Fun Center, 87 Batesville Blvd.

Prisoner who killed girl escapes

June 14, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — A man serving a 60-year prison term for strangling a teenager and stuffing her body into a barrel later found …

Teacher to attend STEM program

June 14, 2016 Debbie King Debbie King of Batesville, teacher at Eagle Mountain Magnet, will attend a STEMcon program July 8-11 at the …

100th birthday to be celebrated

June 14, 2016 June Crabtree OIL TROUGH — June Crabtree will celebrate her 100th birthday from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the …

‘Saddle Up’ theme of SC fair

June 14, 2016 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Fair will be held July 25 through 30. The theme is “Saddle Up.” A carnival with new …