Governor reappoints Burge

February 12, 2001 LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Mike Huckabee reappointed a Batesville man to a criminal detention facility review committee.

White Co. jailer charged with permitting escape

February 12, 2001 SEARCY - A White County Sheriff's Department employee has been charged with letting two jail inmates escape from the county's detention center, said sheriff's department Capt. Gary Morgan.

Some say tobacco dollars up for grabs

February 12, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - In a tight budget year, the as-yet unspent tobacco settlement money has been a golden carrot several legislators can't resist snatching up.

Guion man killed in accident

February 12, 2001 A Guion man was killed in a collision at about 8:15 p.m. Saturday north of Pleasant Plains.

Animal activists protest LR company

February 12, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A financial bailout of a British pharmaceutical testing company by Little Rock-based Stephens Group Inc. is drawing the ire of international animal rights activists.

Genealogy workshop is planned

February 12, 2001 HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE - Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck, nationally acclaimed genealogist and head of the Dallas Public Library Genealogy Department, will be the featured speaker at a Family History Workshop

Astronauts gear up for second spacewalk

February 12, 2001 SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) - A day after opening the doors to Destiny, astronauts aboard space shuttle Atlantis had two main tasks: move a docking port and continue outfitting the new lab during a

Mayor to present state of city

February 12, 2001 Mayor Joe Biard will present the annual state of the city address during Tuesday's Batesville City Council meeting, set to begin at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall.