Schools pass inspections

April 6, 2016 The Independence County Health Department in March inspected a number of restaurants and other places where food is prepared. Places inspected and any violations …

Bank to host kite festival

April 6, 2016 First Community Bank will host its annual kite festival from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Independence County Fairgrounds. The event is …

Event set for fire training center

April 6, 2016 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host an open house for the recently completed fire training center from 10 a.m. to …

School choirs to perform at OKC

April 6, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside High School girls’ choirs are scheduled to perform at the Oklahoma City memorial at 9 a.m. April 30, according to …

Community Update slated

April 6, 2016 Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh’s Community Update will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Josie’s. April’s featured business is Bad Boy Inc., and …

Batesville native named at CARTI

April 6, 2016 Jeff Burton Batesville native Jeff Burton has been named chief financial officer of CARTI according to Jan Burford, …

UACCB to offer engineering summer camps

April 6, 2016 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s community education department is partnering with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to offer summer engineering …

C-Ridge sets talent showcase, dance

April 6, 2016 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District choirs will host a coffee house talent showcase from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in the high …

Gov. to grant clemency

April 6, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced his intent to grant several pardons. The applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail …