Local state trooper among those promoted

Oct 12, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved three recommendations for promotion presented for consideration by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police.

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Batesville US Pizza hit by burglars

Sep 25, 2017

BATESVILLE, Ark. – A pizza place in Batesville was hit by crooks early this week. On Monday September 25, 2017 at approximately 1:30 am, Batesville Police Department officers were dispatched to US Pizza, a release said.

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Weekly arrest roundup from Izard County (8/7/17)

Aug 7, 2017

MELBOURNE, Ark. – The latest arrest roundup includes the transport of several suspects to prison from Izard County. According to Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley on August 2 , Kyle Edward Weeks age 28 of Ward, AR, Keith Charles Everett age 53 of Paragould, AR, Amos Lewis Parnell age 39 of Pineville, AR and Benjamin Jacob

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Batesville woman convicted in major meth case

Jul 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK—Patrick C. Harris, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Matthew Barden, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Little Rock District Office, announced today that a federal jury found Elsa Solis, 38, of Batesville, guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and

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16 arrested in Independence County operation

Jun 9, 2017

BATESVILLE, Ark. – A county-wide operation with multiple agencies involved resulted in 16 arrests this week. The release from Independence County Sheriff’s Department said the multi-agency countywide operation was organized on Thursday, June 8. Members of the sheriff’s office, Batesville Police Department, Arkansas 16th Judicial Drug Task Force and Arkansas Probation and Parole served multiple felony

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18 arrested in major DTF operation

May 5, 2017

ASH FLAT, Ark. – The Third Judicial Drug Task Force announced Thursday a major operation resulting in 18 arrests. Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced in a joint operation conducted by the Third Judicial Drug Task Force, Sharp County Sheriff’s Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Newport Police Department and Arkansas State Police, 18

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Local students recognized for math and science at A-State

Apr 26, 2017

  JONESBORO — The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Arkansas State University recognized 23 outstanding graduating students for 2015-16 Thursday evening during its annual awards ceremony, according to Dr. John Pratte, dean of the college. The Chancellor’s Scholar award was presented to Brandi Mize of Paragould.  The Chancellor’s Scholar is the graduating student with the

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13-year-old found safe late Saturday

Apr 22, 2017

NEWARK, Ark. – At 9 p.m. Saturday night, the Batesville Chief of Police notified NEA Report that Paris Holt had been found safe. The missing girl had apparently ran away from home, as the chief of police had suspected. “While this situation ended safely, we appreciate the public’s help in getting the word out,” Cockrill

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