USS Iwo Jima reunion set

June 12, 2015 BATON ROUGE, La. — The USS Iwo Jima shipmates reunion for all ships company and embarked U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel who were …

Miller attends seminar

June 12, 2015 Ashley Miller Melbourne — Ashley A. Miller of Melbourne, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day training …

Cancer claims Jim Ed Brown

June 12, 2015 Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member who had solo and group hits and was a prominent figure on country music television …

Wrestler Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

June 12, 2015 WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69. The company said …

Former chief gets new police badge

June 11, 2015 For 21 years, Jim Mitchum wore a Batesville Police Department badge. Now, he’s got another one. Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill, Lt. John …

JCPenney marks 25 years in Batesville

June 11, 2015 The man who founded JCPenney operated under one simple rule — “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The business …

Probation visit ends in arrest

June 11, 2015 A drug court judge’s request that a probation officer visit the home of Cheryl S. Choate didn’t go well Tuesday afternoon. Independence County …

Concord sued over traffic stops

June 11, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A tiny Arkansas town is facing a federal civil-rights lawsuit from drivers who say they were pulled over as …