Mtn. Home to host play

November 3, 2010 MOUNTAIN HOME — Which way did he go? Where’s the microdot? Who’s the spy? Audiences will be asking these and similar questions when they attend Twin Lakes Playhouse’s final offer from its 2010 season, the mystery farce, “Exit Who?” by Fred Carmichael. This play is a sequel to a previous Carmichael hit entitled “Exit the Body,” which the playhouse presented several years ago.

Retired workers to meet

November 3, 2010 The GenCorp retired employees will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Western Sizzlin in Batesville. Lunch is Dutch treat.

Latter-day Saints, Extension office working for families

November 3, 2010 Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now utilizing the resources of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service in their quest to share principles for building more committed, loving families in the Batesville area, according to a news release.

Williams Baptist set to stage production

November 3, 2010 WALNUT RIDGE — The Williams Baptist College theatre program will open its 2010-11 season with Carlo Goldoni’s “A Servant to Two Masters” on Nov. 18-19, according to Melinda Williams, director of the production.

Postal customer: Financial information target of theft

November 3, 2010 A Charlotte woman says her financial information was targeted in a mail theft that occurred sometime Saturday.Twana Davis of Mount Herman Road said when she went to get her mail Saturday she found it thrown on the ground at Mount Herman and Sanders roads and some of it had been opened.“One opened piece of mail was a bank letter with her checking account information, the other was her credit card statement with account information,” said Deputy Duane Grice who took her report.

Independence – City terms stay same

November 3, 2010 Out with the old and in with the new. Whether the races were statewide or local, Tuesday night’s election again proved 2010 is not the year for incumbents even in Independence County where a city attorney, justice of the peace and town mayor all lost their seats to someone new.Ousted were Batesville City Attorney Scott Stalker, District 3 JP Deborah Wyatt and Sulphur Rock Mayor Kendall Batson. Voted in were independent candidate T. Lindsey Castleberry, Republican Brent Henderson and independent Glenda Reding, respectively.

Man learns camera theft wasn’t so ‘picture perfect’

November 2, 2010 Travis James Swift, 21, of Batesville has been charged with felony theft of property after he allegedly confessed to stealing a Sony Handycam video camera and a Kodak Easyshare digital camera and then hocking them at a pawn shop.Tonya Templin reported the cameras and other electronic items stolen from her home on Oct. 24 while she was away from home and her doors unlocked, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Jimmy Smith.

Northern Faulkner County hit by more small quakes

November 2, 2010 CONWAY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Service says northern Faulkner County has been shaken lightly by more than a dozen small earthquakes.The Log Cabin Democrat newspaper said the most powerful of the 14 quakes recorded from Thursday morning to Monday morning had a magnitude of only 2.5. Researchers say quakes of 2.5 to 3.0 magnitude are typically the smallest felt by humans.The USGS said all of the earthquakes had their epicenters in a region 10 to 15 miles northeast of Conway, mostly in the vicinity of the community of Guy.

Strawberry hosts chili supper

November 2, 2010 STRAWBERRY — The Strawberry Fire Department will host a chili supper at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Strawberry Community Center. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Children under 3 eat free. Carry-out plates will be available. Proceeds will benefit the department. For more information call (870) 528-4062.  

Retired teachers to meet

November 2, 2010 The Independence County Retired Teachers will meet at noon Monday at the First Community Bank George Rider Room.Members are asked to bring finger food. Jo Blatti will speak on “Recent Hispanic Migration to North Arkansas.” The meeting is open to all retired school employees.