Museum: 18 years and counting

Old Independence Regional Museum will hold its 18th anniversary celebration at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Barnett Building. The event will include … Read More


In other news

Pedestrian struck, dies

A three-vehicle collision in Independence County has left a pedestrian dead and three others injured, according to a preliminary report released by the Arkansas …

Stolen truck wrecked

It wasn’t until Wednesday morning when Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Acy Beebe asked about her son’s pickup truck that Barbara Newton of Pleasant Plains …

Midland students travel to Peru

PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland High School student Austin McAdams didn’t have to travel to another continent to know he was going to learn a lot.

Woman earns pilot license

Sasha Rohder MELBOURNE — Two days after earning her pilot’s certificate, Alexandra “Sasha” Rohder joined the Army National Guard. More …

Education director to speak

Johnny Key MELBOURNE — Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key will speak on Sept. 20 in the Ozarka College …

Inmate dies in cell

NEWPORT (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Correction says an inmate at the Grimes Unit at Newport has died after being found unresponsive in …

Sports

Lady Southerners move to 3-0

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners finished the first week of the season with a perfect mark after they easily swept the Heber Springs Lady …

Lady Pioneers break through in Cabot

CABOT — The Batesville Lady Pioneers went on the road and found a winning formula in non-conference volleyball action Thursday, and the 3-0 decision …

Cougars win in Jonesboro

JONESBORO — Chalk up another first-place finish for the Izard County Cougars after they won a 6-team event Thursday at Sage Meadows. Izard …

Scots lose turnover ratio 8-1, game 37-14

The Lyon College football team committed eight turnovers Thursday night in its season opener against Wayland Baptist University, and the visitor turned five of …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, August 27 - Sunday, August 28, 2016.

Sports Briefs

Baseball LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on …