Jonesboro bus system looks ahead

November 13, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - Jonesboro started its public transit system with the promise that it would run for a couple of years, then residents would get to vote on whether they wanted to keep it.

Woman reportedly brings drugs into jail

November 13, 2008 Three people were arrested in separate alcohol- and drug-related incidents Tuesday, according to reports from the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Art Co-op nets grant for roof

November 13, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - A local business has received a $30,000 matching grant from the the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, according to a news release.

Family & Friends Briefs

November 13, 2008 Sharp EHC to host bazaar HARDY - The Sharp County Extension Homemakers Club will have a Bazaar Affair, Bake Sale and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Old Hardy Gym.

Area Briefs

November 13, 2008 Guard collecting food, other items for John 3:16, Luke 4:18 It's a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard.

Museum chosen for project

November 13, 2008 Mid-America Arts Alliance has selected Old Independence Regional Museum of Batesville as one of 20 museums in a six-state area to participate in the Hands-On Experiential Learning Project (HELP).