Restless Heart

Get Down Downtown Festival

SEARCY, Ark. – Festival organizer Main Street Searcy, stage sponsor First Security Bank and music sponsor White River Flooring are More »


Summer Utility Assistance Program Closing

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas and Northcentral Arkansas Development Council will close the Summer Regular & Crisis LiHEAP More »

blood donations

Give The Gift Of Life

The American Red Cross has a critical need for O Negative Blood Donors. O negative blood is used when there More »

CADTF Arrests 13 On Drug Charges


On September 17, 2018, after a year-long investigation, the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force arrested multiple subjects involved in illegal use and distribution of drugs.

The investigation focused in the cities of Searcy, Bald Knob, Judsonia and surrounding areas.

Multi-State Drug Organization Dismantled

Arkansas US Attorney

LITTLE ROCK—In arrest operations that stretched across the country for the past week, law enforcement officers have arrested multiple defendants in an effort to disrupt a transnational drug-trafficking organization responsible for distributing hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine in central Arkansas.

Warrant Sweep Nets Numerous Arrests

Independence County Sheriff

On Monday, the Independence County Sheriff’s Department, Batesville Police Department, 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, and Arkansas Community Corrections Probation and Parole conducted a warrant sweep in Independence County and the City of Batesville.

Armed Robbery Investigation

Batesville Police

The Batesville Police Department is asking for the public’s help following an armed robbery.

Authorities say around 10:00pm last night officers were dispatched to Taco Bell located at 1102 S. St. Louis Street in reference to the crime.

FCSO Scam Alert

Scam Alert

Faulkner County Dispatch has received several calls this week about two different scams. People are claiming to be a deputy with Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office, the caller is stating the individual did not show up for Jury Duty and they would be arrested.

Grand Opening Of New Aviation Exhibit

Old Independence Museum

On Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the museum will officially open its newest exhibit, titled “Taking to the Sky.”  A huge hang glider mounted high in the main gallery has been loaned and installed by Ross Jones.  Large panels about air flight in the region will picture “A Few Who Took to the Sky,” and “Why Fly?”

Angel Tree Applications Available

United Way

United Way of North Central Arkansas’ Angel Tree Program helps hundreds of children each year know the joy of opening a gift on Christmas morning.  Whether it’s a toy or new clothing, it’s a special moment that we want every family to share. 

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