Births

October 15, 2008 Wyatt Evan Burnett

Area Briefs

October 15, 2008 Deer causes fatal crash A Quitman man died in a deer-motorcycle crash Friday evening, according to a report from the Arkansas State Police.

Wet-dry appeal still pending

October 15, 2008 ASH FLAT - Sharp County Clerk Alisa Black told the quorum court Monday that she does not expect to hear from the Arkansas Supreme Court on an appeal of the wet-dry voting issue for several more days

Police probe misuse of fees

October 14, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Five employees have been fired from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration for taking money intended for license plate fees, a state official said Monday.