Sharp JPs vote $5,000 for center

November 15, 2001 ASH FLAT - The Sharp County Quorum Court's meeting Tuesday consisted mostly of lengthy discussions, but the justices did complete one important item on the agenda - finding more money for the Tri-C

Authority changes status

November 14, 2001 SULPHUR ROCK - The Rock-Moore Water Public Water Authority has announced the conversion of its entity status from that of a "body corporate" to that of a "body politic," there by allowing it the op

Woman sentenced

November 14, 2001 A local offender charged with numerous offenses was tried today in Batesville Municipal Court.

Run/ Walk set in Heber

November 14, 2001 HEBER SPRINGS - The Sonic Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Heber Springs High School Track.

Hydroelectric bond issue approved

November 14, 2001 By unanimous roll call vote, the Independence County Quorum Court approved the issuance of $26 million in bonds to complete the hydroelectric project Monday.

Eastman hosts quiz bowls

November 14, 2001 In recognition of National Chemistry Week, Nov. 4-10, Arkansas Eastman in Batesville hosted science quiz bowls for junior and senior high school students from area schools.

Committee refers budgets to court

November 14, 2001 The budget committee of the Independence County Quorum Court Tuesday referred more than a dozen organizational budgets to the court for consideration.

Chamber launches ‘shop at home’ plan

November 14, 2001 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is embarking on a Christmas mission that it hopes will benefit consumers and businesses alike. The goal: Encourage everyone to shop at home.

Girl Scouts work on Women Through Time badge

November 14, 2001 About 50 Caddette and Senior Girl Scouts and leaders recently spent a weekend at Camp Crossed Arrows in Floral to work on their Women Through Time project interest badge.

Hotel’s owner challenges city’s actions

November 14, 2001 Saying he felt he was not only owed an apology but compensation, Eddie Lumpkin, owner of the historic Marvin Hotel, voiced his complaints at Tuesday night's Batesville City Council meeting.