Oct 30 2001 by admin
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 30 2001 by Chuck Ross
Thefts of pumpkins were reported to Independence County Sheriff’s deputies over the weekend.
LITTLE ROCK – The Rev. Jim Black and Guadalupe Gray, both employees at White River Medical Center in Batesville, were recently named Distinguished Senior Employees, according to a news release.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission has announced an emergency gas reconnection proposal to assist low-income Arkansans who have had their gas service disconnected because of their inability to
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.
Oct 29 2001 by admin
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.
JONESBORO – Samantha Crabtree of Cave City, a freshman at Arkansas State University, is among the latest recipients of the Mable Symons Woodside Memorial Scholarship, according to a news release.
Deann Lewallen, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, has been selected for the 2001-02 Sweetheart Court of the Arkansas Alpha chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, acco
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.