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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Sulphur Rock man charged with rape

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A Sulphur Rock man is in jail today on a $100,000 dollar bond after being charged in Independence County Circuit Court with one count of rape. The court information accuses Dylan Wayne Densmore, 20, of committing the act of rape on Monday, Dec. 2 with...

Independence County Quorum Court removes hiring freeze during Monday’s meet

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Article by Madeline Pyle After approving the annual operating budget for 2020, the Independence County Quorum Court voted to remove the county’s hiring freeze at last night's meeting. When County Judge Robert Griffin asked the court to consider removing the freeze, he said the purpose of...

Southside City Council holds final 2019 meeting, discusses postal needs

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Article by Teisha Bagwell The Southside City Council held its final regular business meeting of the year Monday night. Items discussed included the year's final treasurer's report, status on the United States Postal Service designating a final address line for Southside, and the passing of two...

Sulphur Rock Student Council helps Christmas Brings Hope

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Dailee Caldwell (pictured above, far left), a member of the Sulphur Rock Student Council, hands a can of food to Christmas Brings Hope volunteer Butch Jackson, while Bobby Davis (with dolly) and Dave Timko get ready to load cans from student council members Blaize...

Independence County Sheriff’s Department makes two drug arrests Friday

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The Independence County Sheriff’s Department made two arrests Friday night, Dec. 6, involving drugs. Both came as a result of traffic stops. The first was by Dep. Johnny Byler who observed a Cadillac traveling east on Newport Road with two traffic violations. The deputy pulled...

Independence County Sheriff’s Department Warrant List for the week of Dec. 9

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The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is listing the names of 20 to 25 individuals each week who have active warrants for the public to assist in locating. The list is released alphabetically, according to the department, and it will also be posted each week...

Batesville Police investigating phone theft

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A man who was self-checking at the Batesville Walmart last Friday put his cell phone on the counter when he began having issues with the check-out machine. Upon moving to a working machine, he proceeded with his purchase. According to a Batesville Police Department release,...

Batesville Police investigate missing cash from wallet, license plate theft, and more

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What an ending it was to a case of a “lost wallet.”  Batesville Police Department (BPD) Officer Jordan Akins responded to the White River Medical Center where someone had lost their wallet.  According to a release from the BPD, Akins reviewed video footage of...

BREAKING: CWD-positive deer found in Independence County

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A new case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been found in Independence County, according to a release this morning from the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC). A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken east of Oil Trough tested positive for the disease. The buck, sampled...

BACC releases info for their 2020 annual meeting and gala

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The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) has announced plans for the 2020 annual meeting and gala. The event is presented by First Community Bank and will be held at the Batesville Community Center Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Other event partners, with First Community Bank,...

Stone Bank giving away ‘Rebel Dollars’ during Rural Special Homecoming

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Featured image: Susan Ross, a teller/customer service representative with Stone Bank, is shown with Rebel Dollars to be given away at the Rural Special School homecoming. As a way of supporting Rural Special School and raise funds for their athletic department, Stone Bank will give...