Lawmakers begin fall budget hearings

October 9, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Lawmakers began fall budget hearings Tuesday with questions remaining over how the nation's financial crisis will affect the state's coffers and uncertainty over Gov.

Davis Lane man charged with domestic battery

October 9, 2008 A call to police about a man beating a woman at a trailer court on Davis Lane around noon Wednesday resulted in 30-year-old Jose Antonio Sanchez going to jail.

Family & Friends Briefs

October 9, 2008 Gourd Art Workshop planned A Gourd Art Workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the Batesville Area Art Gallery, located at 246 Main St.

Area Briefs

October 9, 2008 First Baptist Church to host Fall Women's Connection

Items taken

October 9, 2008 Congregations at three Cushman churches may not be hearing the sound of music this Sunday after sound equipment and musical instruments were stolen.

Capture the Moment

October 9, 2008 MELBOURNE - Everybody has a story, and Regina Masters hopes to help others find a way to tell it.