Sheriff addresses jail procedures

March 23, 2016 The Independence County Law Enforcement Committee Monday night addressed the county jail’s policy on accepting injured prisoners and its procedure for filling out property …

Habitat seeks next family

March 23, 2016 Habitat for Humanity of Independence County is accepting applications for its next partner family, which must meet basic criteria before moving on in the …

Tourism adds $300M to Ozark region

March 23, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — The Ozark Gateway Region saw “a substantial increase in tourism” last year — and it’s expected to keep growing, according to …

Conner Eldridge to speak

March 23, 2016 HIGHLAND — The Sharp County Democratic Central Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Artisan Restaurant in Highland. There will be …

Easter egg hunts planned

March 23, 2016 Concord CONCORD — A Concord community Easter egg hunt for children will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the community center, …

County offices to close

March 23, 2016 Independence and Sharp county offices will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday, according to officials. The Independence County Library will be …

Lyon awards scholarships

March 23, 2016 Several area students have been awarded scholarships to attend Lyon College this fall, according to a news release. Alley Lewis of Batesville is …