Oct 30 2001 by admin
CAVE CITY – The Cave City Council voted unanimously Thursday to set Halloween trick-or-treating hours for 5 to 8 p.m., and also voted unanimously to keep trash pickup as it is rather than requiring
Oct 30 2001 by Andrea Bruner
The Batesville High School Marching Band is off to a successful year, if recent awards are any indication. Band director Michael Wells is looking for another Sweepstakes Award.
A Newport man was killed Friday evening when the pickup he was riding in lost control on U.S. 67 and struck a concrete barrier, state police said.
The budget committee of the Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the municipal courtroom of the Jess B. Carpenter Building.
The Independence County Hometown Wellness Coalition will sponsor a free health and wellness talk by Rob Sweetgall, president of Creative Walking, according to a news release.
Independence County reached its 181st birthday anniversary Oct. 23. The county was created Oct. 23, 1820, by the Territorial legislature at Arkansas Post, then the capitol of the territory.
Oct 29 2001 by admin
JONESBORO – Charlie Vaugier of Smithville, a senior at Lynn High School, has received a President’s Scholarship to attend Arkansas State University in Jonesboro next fall.
Oct 29 2001 by James Jefferson
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Gov. Mike Huckabee rejected a proposed restaurant smoking ban, saying unelected health officials should not impose such strict regulations on Arkansans.
Dr. Edward N. Mosley, professor of mathematics at Lyon College, has been appointed to the J. Paul Smith Professorship in Mathematics and the Sciences, according to a release.
Oct 29 2001 by Chuck Ross
The Internet is being used for child pornography in Independence County.
MELBOURNE (AP) – Terms of their union contract left laid-off workers at a Boeing manufacturing plant without severance pay and little time to find new employment, the workers said.
Oct 29 2001 by Andrea Bruner
The 2001 Christmas Brings Hope drive is already underway, according to Ted Hall, chairperson.