Service News

September 26, 2008 NORFOLK, Va. - Capt. Gilmore Birklund, a Thayer, Mo. native, is assigned as the chief of staff for the U.S.

Cumnock joins UACCB board

September 26, 2008 Little Rock - The University of Arkansas board of trustees appointed one and reappointed four members to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville board of visitors at its regular m

Award-winning authors to launch Harding series

September 26, 2008 SEARCY - The 2008-09 Young Adult Author Series will begin Nov. 7 at Harding University, featuring famous authors D. Anne Love, Kirby Larson and Trenton Lee Stewart.

Births

September 26, 2008 Elijah Gabriel Walters

Area Briefs

September 26, 2008 Two die in crash near Weiner

Explosion causes injuries, expenses

September 26, 2008 Johnny Roberts couldn't wait to touch base with his friend who had been gone for more than a month working relief following the Gulf hurricanes.

‘Demon rum’ taken off ballot

September 26, 2008 ASH FLAT - When District Judge Phil Smith handed down his ruling Thursday saying the wet-dry issue in Sharp County should be stricken from the November ballot, Batesville attorney David Blair was th