Mar 11 2002 by admin
ASH FLAT – Jimmie Kunkel of Evening Shade has announced he will seek an eighth term as Sharp County tax collector as a Democrat in the May primary election.
Kelsey Ross, 15-month-old daughter of Philip and Amy Ross of Batesville, was the winner of the 2002 Beautiful Baby Contest at the local JCPenney Department Store, according to a news release.
Mar 8 2002 by Sharon Knight
The Independence County Quorum Court’s law enforcement committee has begun the process of trying to bring the county jail into compliance with state standards.
Mar 8 2002 by Kelly Wiese
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Media observers say there’s a growing trend of lawyers subpoenaing journalists to make their case, and Arkansas, which saw three reporters ordered to testify, offers a prime exam
Mar 8 2002 by admin
A Batesville man is facing two drug-related charges in Independence County Circuit Court, according to documents filed Wednesday in the circuit clerk’s office.
Mar 8 2002 by Andrea Bruner
STRAWBERRY – River Valley patrons will head to the polls Tuesday in a special election to decide whether to extend an existing debt millage, according to Superintendent Randy Scarbrough.
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Mar 8 2002 by Melissa Nelson
LITTLE ROCK – The defense rested this morning in the public corruption trial of former prosecutor T.J. Hively of Batesville.
OIL TROUGH -The Oil Trough Town Council agreed Thursday to hire Finis Allen as a part-time marshal to patrol during certain hours, said Amy Goyne, recorder-treasurer.
“Ready … fire.”
Such were the words heard over and over Thursday as deputies with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office went through annual firearms qualification.
ASH FLAT – The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m.
Mar 7 2002 by Sharon Knight
Six people were sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to drug-related charges in Independence County Circuit Court.