Citigroup to cut another 53,000 jobs

November 17, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. is cutting about 53,000 more jobs in the coming quarters as the banking giant struggles to steady itself after suffering massive losses from deteriorating debt.

Shoplifting, gas theft reported

November 17, 2008 A Batesville woman was charged with shoplifting Thursday afternoon after she was reportedly seen entering a Walmart dressing room with several items and then exiting without them.

‘Our Town’ auditions planned

November 17, 2008 Batesville Community Theatre and Lyon College Theatre Department announce auditions for their joint production of "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder.

BIRTHS

November 17, 2008 NovaLee Mae Cooley

Area Briefs

November 17, 2008 Army: Iraq accident kills Mountain Home man LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A soldier from Mountain Home died Thursday of injuries he suffered in a vehicle accident in Iraq, the Army says.