Alaska senator’s trial gets new juror

October 27, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge today added a new juror to the panel deciding Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' federal corruption trial, possibly dimming prospects for a verdict before Election Day.

Acclaimed author Tony Hillerman dies at 83

October 27, 2008 PHOENIX (AP) - Tony Hillerman, author of the acclaimed Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels and creator of two of the unlikeliest of literary heroes - Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Ch

FNBC presents contest winners

October 27, 2008 Ash Flat - First National Banking Company has announced the winners of its annual calendar photo contest. This year, nearly 600 photos were submitted for the bank's 2009 calendar.

BIRTH

October 27, 2008 Chasity LynnEtte Freeman

Area Briefs

October 27, 2008 Parents Night scheduled at Ruddell Hill

Four arrested on drug-related charges

October 27, 2008 Three people went to jail early Friday morning after a man locked himself in the bathroom of a west Batesville home and called police saying someone was trying to kill him.

Couple facing felony drug charges

October 27, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Mount Pleasant couple was formally arrested and charged Tuesday on charges of manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to delivery and

Five sentenced in Izard County

October 27, 2008 According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, four individuals were sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Correction during last week's Izard County Circuit Court session, and one was sentenced to time serv