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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BREAKING: Victoria Dycus found guilty in first-degree murder of four-year-old daughter

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UPDATE, 03:49 p.m., May 11, 2018: Dycus has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. Gary B. is reporting that Victoria Dycus has been found guilty of the murder of her four-year-old daughter, Skylar Shellstrom. For more info on this story, click here. Jurors are currently behind doors...

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...

Arrest warrant issued for Batesville man in a second-degree forgery

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a Batesville man for 63 counts of forgery. The charges filed in Independence County Circuit Court were against 29-year-old Nelson Clay Greenfield. The court information says that between May 8, 2017 and July 31, 2018, Greenfield made 66 transactions...

Routine traffic stop turns into high-speed chase from Batesville to Cord

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A routine traffic stop turns into a high-speed chase which ends with a Batesville man facing drug charges. Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Aaron Moody said he was conducting a traffic stop on a 2009 Hyundai Sonata, Tuesday, May 24, according to authorities. The driver signaled...

BREAKING NEWS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed in Independence County

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The following information is from a press release directly from White River Health System. The care and safety of patients, visitors, employees, and communities are top priorities for the White River Health System (WRHS). WRHS staff continues to take proactive measures to prevent the spread of...

Mountain View man in custody after charge of sexual indecency with child

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Under a warrant, Mountain View police took a Mountain View man into custody Monday morning, July 30, on a charge of sexual indecency with a child. On Sunday, July 29, Mountain View Police Chief Bobby Day met with a young female under the age of...

Batesville woman killed in two-vehicle crash; one person injured

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A Batesville woman was killed this afternoon (Oct. 17) and another person injured when the vehicle the woman was driving crashed into an oncoming truck in the other lane, according to a report from the Arkansas State Police (ASP). Jessica Y. Moore, 40, was driving...

UPDATE: Gary B. talks with prosecuting attorney about Glenn plea

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It was a long day for 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Holly Meyer on Thursday, July 12. She was in the middle of a trial that lasted all day and a little more.  But, she still returned my call about the negotiated plea of...

Keelboat Aux Arc to travel the White River

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For the first time in over a century a replica of a boat that brought goods to what was Poke Bayou, and now Batesville, will travel the White River from Batesville to Jacksonport State Park.   The keelboat Aux Arc (pronounced Ozark) will leave Batesville's...

UPDATE: Missing convenience store employee located and is safe

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UPDATE Nov. 19, 2019, 8:10 p.m.: The Independence County Sheriff's Department is reporting on its Facebook page that Bradley Smith has been located and is safe. No further information was posted. Previous story: "We're working on that case this morning." Those were the words of Independence County...

Retired Arkansas Supreme Court Judge speaks in Batesville on Issue 1

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Retired Arkansas Supreme Court Judge Annabelle Imber Tuck spoke to the Independence County Bar Association Tuesday about the ballot measure known as Issue 1, the proposed amendment to the Arkansas constitution scheduled to be on the November ballot that is often portrayed as a...