Attempt to boost pre-k funding rejected

April 28, 2016 LITTLE ROCK  — A legislative panel on Wednesday rejected a proposed $10 million funding increase for Arkansas’ pre-kindergarten program, and a top lawmaker …

News of Other Days

April 28, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Derril Willard Jr., a senior at Batesville High School, finished in the top 5 percent of all students taking …

Driver injured in Tuesday crash

April 27, 2016 A Drasco woman was injured as she tried to make a wrong turn onto a one-way street in Batesville Tuesday. Batesville Police Officer …

2 cited for drugs following traffic stop

April 27, 2016 An early morning traffic stop April 20 resulted in two local men being cited for drug-related violations by the Batesville Police Department. Around …

Man threatens daughter-in-law

April 27, 2016 A man who allegedly threatened a family member told police officers to shoot him after they stopped him and held him at gunpoint.

Intimidator growing, eyeing new space

April 27, 2016 The Independence County Economic Development Board unanimously approved a lease Tuesday with the Intimidator group for space in the Batesville Business Park on White …