Apr 4 2002 by Sharon Knight
When members of the newly-formed White River Reading Council were searching for a community service project, they thought of the parents and children who sometimes have to leave all of their belong
Apr 4 2002 by Larry Stroud
CAVE CITY – Sixteen employees were laid off March 28 at the UniFirst garment manufacturing plant in Cave City, and the worst may be yet to come.
An autopsy has been ordered by Independence authorities investigating the death of a 9-year-old Pleasant Plains boy this morning.
Apr 4 2002 by admin
Three people were arrested Tuesday in unrelated incidents involving drugs, according to information released by the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force Wednesday.
Dr. Rick Van Grouw is using an innovative new technology, a cutting balloon, to treat heart disease at White River Medical Center, according to a news release.
SULPHUR ROCK – The Rock-Moore Public Water Authority’s board of directors heard a progress report concerning a new well during a regular meeting last Thursday, said manager Joey Richardson.
Who is the best candidate for sheriff?
Candidates have been invited to tell members of the Batesville Kiwanis Club why they should be the next Independence County sheriff.
Apr 3 2002 by admin
EVENING SHADE – The Evening Shade High School Beta Club will present “The Blue Dog,” a play with a cast of eight characters, according to Bobbie Paysinger, Beta Club sponsor.
Worrying about hair loss and skin complexion changes often precludes many cancer patients from focusing on fighting their disease, according to a release.
Brittany Dillard, a junior at Southside High School in Batesville, won the “best energy-related science project” award at the North Central Arkansas Regional Science Fair March 15 at Lyon College.
JONESBORO – Former Green Party vice presidential candidate Winona LaDuke will speak Monday as part of the Lecture-Concert Series at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
ASH FLAT – Seventy political candidates filed in Sharp County during the filing period that ended Tuesday, and an additional seven people filed notice to run as independents, said Olena Bailey, dep