Area Briefs

October 28, 2008 Izard sheriff's department graduates reserve officers

Accused moonshiner objects to fair still exhibit

October 28, 2008 BENTONVILLE (AP) - An accused moonshiner says authorities tainted the evidence in his case when they allowed a still seized from his home to be put on display at the Benton County Fair.

Flu shots slated for Thursday

October 28, 2008 A mass flu immunization clinic will be Thursday at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and going until 5 p.m.

Turning Leaf, Harvest Moon

October 28, 2008 SMITHVILLE - As horses settled in for the night, campfires of red and orange flickered in the crisp night air as Friday's setting sun disappeared across the pasture.

Golf Briefs

October 27, 2008 Frys.com Open SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Cameron Beckman tapped in a par putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to complete a big comeback and beat Kevin Sutherland in the Frys.com Open.