Independence County Newswire (Page 3)

Independence County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Independence County, AR. (Page 3)

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  1. Water rescue underway in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - Emergency crews in Independence County are performing a water rescue in a flooded area. According to Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas, the driver went around barricades on Highway 37 east of Cord.

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  2. Batesville man dies in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - A Batesville man was killed after he ran off the road Friday evening in Independence County. According to an Arkansas State Police crash summery, 38-year-old Leo Martinez was traveling westbound in the 800-block of Bethesda Road when he lost control of his 2003 Ford pick-up and hit a utility pole.

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  3. Batesville man killed in motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to an Arkansas State Police crash report, Billy Eugene Varela, 27, was trying to go around a curve on his 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle in the 3200-block of Highway 25 in Independence County.

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  4. Batesville man killed in motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - A Batesville man was killed in an early Sunday morning motorcycle accident. According to an Arkansas State Police crash report, Billy Eugene Varela, 27, was trying to go around a curve on his 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle in the 3200-block of Highway 25 in Independence County.

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  5. Summer Reading Program returns to BatesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    BATESVILLE - Through an Independence County Library program, Batesville-area children can strengthen their relationship with reading, even when school is out for the summer.

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  6. Independence County library could have a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Independence County and the city of Batesville recently came to an agreement for the city to sell the old Barnett Building to the county for library use. Griffin said the deal is not yet done.

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  7. Minister petitions to ban beer, wineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... alcohol harms the town's quality of life. Even if he gets his wish, a sliver of Cave City that sits in Independence County could still go "wet" if voters in that county favor a ballot issue in November to allow alcohol sales. That means residents of ... 113 comments

  8. Independence County Habitat completes first remodelsydRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    BATESVILLE - Sasha Sutton has a few titles through Habitat for Humanity of Independence County, but soon, she'll be calling herself "homeowner."

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  9. Two arrests made in recent theft investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Street in Jacksonport. Deputies recovered property from multiple thefts including stolen property from Independence County, Mississippi County, and Washington County, Maryland. Reserve officers and off-duty deputies helped in the recovery process by ...

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  10. Drug bust nets 35 arrests, more suspects soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities in and out of Independence County were busy Tuesday rounding up suspects, but they are not quite done yet. According to Administrator Dale Weaver with the Drug Task Force, 35 people were captured Tuesday for various drug-related offenses, including possession of meth.

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  11. Master Gardeners dig in to offer annual plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    BATESVILLE - Vegetables, annuals, perennials and advice on how to maintain their growth will be available at the Independence County Master Gardeners annual plant sale, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Arkansas National Guard Armory in Batesville.

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  12. Campaigns push for alcohol sales in dry Arkansas communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... and liquor stores, depending on the proposal's wording. Bob Carius, chairman of Keep Our Dollars in Independence County, said his group has collected more than 6,000 signatures out of the 8,000 it needs. However, the group's goal is to reach 12,000 ...

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  13. Batesville to hand 911 dispatch duties to Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Independence County will soon take over 911 system dispatching duties from Batesville, which for years has handled emergency dispatching for the county and the city.

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  14. Batesville to hand 911 dispatch duties to Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    Independence County will soon take over 911 system dispatching duties from Batesville, which for years has handled emergency dispatching for the county and the city. Batesville has operated the county's emergency dispatch center for more than three decades.

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  15. Alcohol-sales petitioners find foes across Johnson County lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    An effort by Johnson County residents to get an alcohol sales question on the November ballot has drawn opposition from an organization bankrolled by liquor-store owners in neighboring Conway County. "This is our community.

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  16. Ethics questioned in Randolph County campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    POCAHONTAS, AR - Campaigns are underway for some local-option ballot questions in Region 8. Already, there are questions of how ethically some of those campaigns are being run. In Independence and Randolph counties, groups are pushing to go wet.

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  17. Thousands of dollars donated to alcohol petitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    Randolph County and Independence County - Tons of money is being pumped into the option to sell alcohol in two Region 8 counties. According to files by the Arkansas Ethics Commission , several people have donated sizable amounts of money to groups for and against the sale of alcohol in Randolph and Independence County.

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  18. Judge proposes plan to fix 911 service rate issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - Independence County Judge Robert Griffin proposed a plan that would take Batesville's 911 workers and transition them to work for the county. Judge Griffin proposed this plan to the full quorum court and the law enforcement committee Monday night.

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  19. Independence County Judge Robert GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Independence County Judge Robert Griffin proposed a plan that would take Batesville's 911 workers and transition them to work for the county. He plans to move the dispatch center into the sheriff's department Criminal Investigation Division building and the city would pay around $63,000 for their service.

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  20. Power outages reported from stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... there are outages in Randolph, Poinsett, Jackson and Independence Counties. According to Glen Willis, Independence County OEM coordinator, there was one lightning strike that hit a house north of Batesville that caused smoke in the area. There was ...

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