Independence County Newswire (Page 2)

Independence County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Independence County, AR. (Page 2)

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  1. Colleges enter agreement to help fill need for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | KAIT-TV

    BATESVILLE, AR - The two colleges in Batesville are working together to try and solve the problem of a teacher shortage in rural Arkansas, including Independence County. Memoranda of Understanding were signed by the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and Lyon College earlier this week, establishing a clear path for students to transfer from the two-year college to the four-year college to earn a teaching degree.

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  2. Deputies arrest man after pursuit in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A man faces fleeing and drug-related charges after he reportedly led authorities on a pursuit through Batesville, Charlotte and Cord, according to Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens. John W. Arnold of Batesville was arrested May 22 after Independence County deputies tried to pull over a 2009 Hyundai Sonata going south on St. Louis Street near College Street in Batesville.

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  3. The election open lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Arkansas Times

    ... ethically challenged than Bryan King ? Linda Collins-Smith seems likely to be retired from the Senate by Independence County voters' preference for James Sturch, despite her wins in the rest of her district's counties. Some new female faces are ...

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  4. Arkansas man, son sentenced for bomb possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... began when the father of five found a pipe bomb on the side of the road near Hutchinson Mountain in Independence County. He threw it in the back seat of his car, intending to get rid of it later, but then forgot about it until his son "came across a ...

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  5. Batesville woman dies in 2-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | NWAonline

    A Batesville woman was killed and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Independence County on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Cole Sample, 81, of Batesville was attempting to turn onto northbound U.S. 167 in Southside around 1:45 p.m., according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

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  6. Arkansas woman killed, two others injured in crash on U.S. highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    A Batesville woman was killed and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Independence County on Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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  7. One killed, two injured in Independence County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SOUTHSIDE, AR - An Independence County woman was killed while two people were taken to hospitals after a two-vehicle crash Friday in Southside, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police. Viola Sample of Batesville was a passenger in a 2017 Kia that was going west on Upper Twin around 1:45 p.m. Friday when the crash happened.

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  8. Small earthquake detected in New Madrid CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO - The seismograph was busy early Saturday as it picked up a small earthquake in Southeast Missouri, according to the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information. The 2.3-magnitude was detected around 5:40 a.m. Saturday, three miles south, southwest of New Madrid, Mo.

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  9. Man arrested after firing shots at ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    ... nt damage to the front and rear end of the vehicle. Officers arrested Hershelman and he was taken to the Independence County Jail. Copyright 2018 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  10. New literacy program offered in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A new summer reading program will be available for kids from both the Cave City and Batesville school districts this summer. The Ozark Foothills Literacy Project is hosting the free program titled SPLASH, which stands for Summer Partnership for Literacy Achievement at School and Home.

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  11. Home on the rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    BETHESDA -- The Arkansas Sheriff's Youth Ranch sits on more than 500 acres in rural Independence County.

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  12. Remains found in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - The Independence County Sheriff's Office is investigating after remains were found. According to Sheriff Shawn Stephens, a piece of human bone was located in rural Independence County on Thursday, May 3. Over the weekend, the sheriff's department searched the area with cadaver dogs and found more remains.

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  13. Style: Youth Ranch provides children greener pasturesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    BETHESDA - The Arkansas Sheriff's Youth Ranch sits on more than 500 acres in rural Independence County, Sean Clancy writes in Tuesday's Style section.

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  14. Lake to be created to alleviate floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Residents in Independence County could take advantage of a new lake in the next few years, with its main purpose to help with flooding issues. It took a big step forward this week when an agreement was signed by the Departee Creek Watershed Improvement District and the Natural Resource Conservation Service, saying the NRCS would help fund the $5.7 million project.

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  15. Sheriff's office investigating shooting in Independence Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - The Independence County Sheriff's Office investigates a shooting that took place Wednesday night. According to Sheriff Shawn Stephens, the shooting happened in the 100-block Boyd Road around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  16. Law enforcement investigating shooting in Independence Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - The Independence County Sheriff's Office investigates a shooting that took place Wednesday night. According to Sheriff Shawn Stephens, the shooting happened on Boyd Road.

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  17. More volunteers needed for new, larger libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The new Independence County Library is almost complete in Batesville. It will soon be located in the Barnett Building on Main Street.

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  18. Sheriff warns about fake money being used at multiple storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - The Independence County Sheriff's Office is warning businesses to watch out for counterfeit money that has been passed at local stores recently. Sheriff Shawn Stephens said they began getting reports about the fake bills over the weekend.

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  19. Ozark Foothills Film Fest returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    REEL RURAL: Cassidy Freeman stars in Cheryl Nichols' "Cortez," on the lineup at Ozark Foothills FilmFest this weekend and next. Once a year, film nerds have a good reason to set their phone's GPS to Independence County, where for 17 years the folks at the Ozark Foothills FilmFest have been bringing groundbreaking cinema to Batesville, of all places.

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  20. Master Gardeners set plant sale for April 28 in BatesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Arkansas Online

    The Independence County Master Gardeners will have their annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at the Batesville National Guard Armory, 1690 White Drive.

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