UACCB confers arts degrees

June 6, 2016 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville held commencement May 9 in Independence Hall. Honor graduates are denoted as summa cum laude (cumulative grade …

News of Other Days

June 6, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Melton, who were married Nov. 9, 1930, at Violet Hill by Justice of the …

AgHeritage announces results of elections

June 6, 2016 AgHeritage Farm Credit Services has announced the results of its 2016 Board of Director and Nominating Committee elections. Director elections results are: Southern …

Batesville police celebrates anniversary

June 3, 2016 Both Mayor Rick Elumbaugh and Police Chief Alan Cockrill made their remarks brief at the one-year celebration for the Batesville Police Department. Wednesday, …

Two jailed

June 3, 2016 A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the driver and an absconder with an outstanding warrant. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Johnny Byler …

Woman dies in crash

June 3, 2016 An Oxford woman has died after her vehicle caught fire in a one-vehicle accident. Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts said dispatch received a …

Rotary club announces community winners

June 3, 2016 The Batesville Rotary Club has announced the 2016 Rotary Community Award winners. The following will be presented with a certificate at an Officer …