Weekend Events

April 14, 2016 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 15 - Sunday, April 17, 2016.

County sued over circuit court fees

April 14, 2016 JONESBORO  (AP) — A lawsuit against Craighead County claims that everyone who has been sentenced in circuit court may have been unlawfully charged …

State to take up funding

April 14, 2016 LITTLE ROCK  (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers are taking up the funding bill for the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion, despite predictions that opponents have …

Crews recover body

April 14, 2016 CLARENDON  (AP) — Officials say the body of a commercial fisherman missing since last week has been found near a dock along the …

C-Ridge to partner with academy

April 14, 2016 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board at a recent special meeting heard from Blaine Alexander, who represents the Arkansas Leadership Academy, about how …

S-Rock to meet

April 14, 2016 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall. The agenda includes …

News of Other Days

April 14, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Gov. Bill Clinton will campaign in Independence County Friday  in his bid for re-election to a second term. The …