Wind Ensemble to have concert

September 24, 2008 Jonesboro - The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will give its first concert of the 2008-09 season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.

Family & Friends Briefs

September 24, 2008 Optimists to meet The Batesville Optimist Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Josie's at the Lockhouse.

Births

September 24, 2008 Skylar Jade Biby

Area Briefs

September 24, 2008 John 3:16 to host concerts CHARLOTTE - John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte will host Charles Johnson & The Revivers in concert Saturday.

Jury to decide Zarabozo’s fate

September 24, 2008 MIAMI (AP) - A 20-year-old man plotted with a fugitive to hijack the "Joe Cool" charter fishing boat and fatally shot two of the four people killed on the high seas, a federal prosecutor said Tu

Wet-dry case enters day 3

September 24, 2008 ASH FLAT - The excitement level dropped sharply in day two of a civil trial to determine whether voters get to choose wet or dry in Sharp County this November.

Car explodes; gas can blamed

September 24, 2008 Vapors from a gas can are blamed for the explosion and fire that destroyed a car and burned the driver at the Batesville Pizza Hut Tuesday afternoon.