Pearce promoted

December 2, 2015 Veronica Pearce Veronica Pearce has been promoted to vice president, financial reporting analyst at First Community Bank in the finance …

Holiday open house planned

December 2, 2015 Powhatan — Powhatan Historic Parks will host a holiday open house with crafts, programs and activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Library board to meet

December 2, 2015 The Independence County Library Board will meet at 5:10 p.m. Thursday in the circuit courtroom at the courthouse. The front entrance will be open.

Craft fair planned in Searcy

December 2, 2015 SEARCY — Searcy Parks and Recreation will host its annual Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Carmichael Community …

Folk center offers holiday packages

December 2, 2015 MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park has put together two packages for guests to choose from to celebrate Christmas in the …

Pesticide class offered

December 2, 2015 The Independence County Extension Office will host a pesticide applicator training at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 1770 Myers St., Batesville. The cost of the …