Sewer work closes streets temporarily

February 2, 2001 Continuing work on the Water Street section of sewer line will close the road between Ninth and 11th streets for one to two weeks, according to Jerry Jeffery of the Batesville Water Utilities.

Only governor got many gifts

February 2, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Givers of gifts to top state officials apparently concentrate on the very top level.

U.N. council considers improving sanctions

February 2, 2001 UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Facing mounting criticism that its sanctions hit innocent civilians the hardest, the U.N. security council is considering changing the way it imposes such punishments.

Only governor got many gifts

February 2, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Givers of gifts to top state officials apparently concentrate on the very top level.

Grievance heard by quorum court

February 2, 2001 A grievance filed against the Independence County sheriff by one of his deputies was heard by the quorum court's grievance committee Thursday.

Grievance heard by quorum court

February 2, 2001 A grievance filed against the Independence County sheriff by one of his deputies was heard by the quorum court's grievance committee Thursday.

Deadline passes: Barak, not Peres, to face Sharon

February 2, 2001 JERUSALEM (AP) - Palestinian violence overshadowed a political deadline today as it became certain Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak would take on front-runner Ariel Sharon in next week's election.