Workshops planned

July 22, 2016 POWHATAN — A market basket-weaving workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 at Powhatan Historic State Park. Admission is …

State to get $5.6M to fight Zika

July 22, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it will give Arkansas $5.6 million to fight the Zika virus.

Author plans book signings

July 21, 2016 Corinna Montgomery has planned a pair of book signings of “Clipped Wings” to begin later this month. Dates include: July 30 — …

Daughter accused of battery

July 21, 2016 MELBOURNE — Four people were arrested in a matter of days for domestic battery, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Tori Leann …

Woman reports pistol missing

July 21, 2016 When Anita Montgomery received a call saying her ex-husband was going to be released from prison, she armed herself with a pistol. On …

Shelter personnel to shift duties

July 21, 2016 As two of its strongest volunteers, Bev Finch and Sue Augustus, are stepping back from several duties, the Humane Society of Independence County met …

NADT adds dance instructor

July 21, 2016 Elaina Morgan The North Arkansas Dance Theatre (nonprofit) and the NADT Dance Academy announce the addition of a new dance …

Fundraiser set for Kealer

July 21, 2016 A fundraiser will be held Saturday for Brad Kealer, who was injured in a welding explosion a month ago. A poker run will …

Weekend Events

July 21, 2016 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24, 2016.