80 mph winds hit state

April 16, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Weekend storms that hit hardest in the Pine Bluff area left some people without electricity for two nights as residents tried to clean up the wreckage left by stiff winds and hai

Shoe plant among sole survivors

April 16, 2001 WALNUT RIDGE (AP) - Among the country's shoe manufacturing business, the Jones & Vining plant here is one of the sole survivors.

Lightning, wind cut power

April 16, 2001 Lightning and straight line winds broke utility poles and damaged lines, leaving about 2,500 Entergy customers in the Batesville area without power early Sunday morning, said Les Frensley, Entergy

Starr is final lecturer of year

April 16, 2001 SEARCY - Kenneth W. Starr will be the final guest in Harding University's 2000-01 Distinguished Lecture Series. Starr will speak at 7:30 p.m.

Patrols anything but routine

April 16, 2001 Editor's note: The following is the first in a five-part series on the Independence County Sheriff's Office and the Emergency Dispatch Office.

Mobile homes to be discussed

April 16, 2001 MAGNESS - The Magness Town Council will meet in special session at 6 tonight in the City Hall to discuss a proposed ordinance that would set regulations for mobile homes and mobile home parks, said

UACCB board meets in center

April 13, 2001 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Board of Visitors met for the first time in the new student/conference center Thursday afternoon, but instead of gathering in the new boar