Jul 3 2001 by Oliver Teves
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) – Two Filipino hostages were freed today with an order to relay a warning to the government from their rebel captors: withdraw from Muslim-majority islands or face more
Jul 3 2001 by admin
SEARCY (AP) – A 13 year old charged with capital murder in the slaying of a Kensett convenience store clerk plead guilty Monday to a lesser charge of aggravated robbery.
Jul 3 2001 by Jack Katzenell
JERUSALEM (AP) – Despite U.S. criticism, Israel decided today to continue its policy of targeted killings of suspected Palestinian militants.
A Batesville writer’s work is currently being featured on a Worldwide Web site, e-LyricZ.com, that is based in the Netherlands.
Jul 3 2001 by Mark Stevenson
MEXICO CITY (AP) – Some saw the wedding in the president’s office as one of Mexico’s popular girl-makes-good soap operas.
Jul 3 2001 by Michael Frazier
PINE BLUFF (AP) – Motorists drive by Willie Clark’s house with one hand on the wheel. They use the other to point at his star-spangled residence.
Jul 3 2001 by Josh Freed
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) – A castrated rapist on parole from Arkansas was arraigned Monday on a first-degree murder charge in the death of a Missouri woman.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A former state parole board member said Monday that Gov.
Dr. Steven A. McNeely has been appointed general manager of Eastman Chemical Company’s Arkansas Operations in Batesville, effective Aug. 1, according to a press release. He will succeed Roger L.
Jul 3 2001 by Alan Fram
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers are ignoring President Bush’s call to cut spending for home-state projects, stuffing the year’s first spending bills with $500,000 for swine manure research in Iowa, $5
SMITHVILLE – The Smithville Historical Preservation Society has scheduled its annual Smithville July Celebration for Saturday at the Community Center grounds, according to a news release.
Jul 2 2001 by Jim Patterson
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Chet Atkins, whose guitar style influenced a generation of rock musicians even as he helped develop an easygoing country style to compete with it, died Saturday. He was 77.