Exotic plant may threaten local waters

May 18, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A floating aquatic plant that could choke off vital plants that fish and wildlife depend on could become established in Arkansas if not constrained.

Tool theft reported

May 18, 2001 Fourteen incident reports were filed at the Independence County Sheriff's office in the past 24 hours, including a report by Rebecca A. Patterson for commercial burglary and theft of property.

Batesville board meets Monday

May 18, 2001 Dana Mynatt will address the Batesville School Board regarding use of the Desha campus. The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the high school library.