Police suspect arson in bulldozer fire

September 25, 2008 Police and firefighters responded to a fire at 2630 Cave Creek Road Tuesday afternoon that threatened a home and injured a man after a brush pile fire reportedly got out of control.

Emerson Drive to perform

September 25, 2008 Melbourne - The Ozarka College Foundation Board will present the Country Music Association-nominated Vocal Group for 2008, Emerson Drive.

Family & Friends Briefs

September 25, 2008 Medicine seminar scheduled A free informational seminar, "Medicines in Your Home," will be presented at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Independence County Extension office in Batesville.

Club News

September 25, 2008 Foxy Ladies, Red Hat Society The Foxy Ladies of White River Red Hat Society met Sept. 16 at the Batesville Country Club.

Area Briefs

September 25, 2008 Writer to speak at Lyon Award-winning writer Lia Purpura will be at Lyon College as part of the Visiting Writers Series. Purpura will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Bevens Music Room.

Banks get 5-star rating

September 25, 2008 With so much bad news about the current economic crisis and the soundness of financial institutions being a concern, recognition of outstanding performance from one of the nation's leading bank rati

Ruling expected on wet-dry

September 25, 2008 ASH FLAT - Three of the most central figures in Sharp County's wet-dry issue took the stand Wednesday in a civil trial to determine whether the question will be put to voters in November.