Vehicle break-ins reported

January 16, 2018 Following a rash of vehicle break-ins, residents of Independence County are being advised to remove all personal property, especially wallets, purses and guns, from …

Assault, battery arrests made

January 16, 2018 MELBOURNE — Assault and battery top the most Izard County Sheriff’s Department arrest reports, according to a news release from the Izard County Sheriff’s …

Frigid temps settle over state

January 16, 2018 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Snowy weather and bitterly cold temperatures have prompted the closure of schools and businesses throughout much of Arkansas, while multiple …

Spelling bee postponed

January 16, 2018 The Independence County Spelling Bee originally set for tonight has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 23 in Independence Hall on the University of …

Lyon sets piping, drumming lessons

January 16, 2018 The Lyon College Pipe Band is forming a youth band that will offer free piping and drumming lessons to children between the ages of …