More than ‘Shaft’: Hayes was goldmine

August 11, 2008 With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie "Shaft" not only became one of pop music's iconic song

Family & Friends Briefs

August 11, 2008 Franks memorial fund set up A memorial fund in the name of Chris Franks, who died recently, has been set up at First Community Bank. Another fund was previously established at Bank of America.

Girl Scouts to host event

August 11, 2008 JONESBORO - Girl Scouts of Crowley's Ridge Council will hold a final celebration Sept. 13 for members before merging with four other Arkansas Girl Scout councils.

BIRTH

August 11, 2008 Lexxon James Johnson

Area Briefs

August 11, 2008 Dating violence program set

Museum’s map exhibit goes up

August 11, 2008 Maps have been guideposts for travel and exploration, and have expanded people's understanding of the world, since the earliest of times.

Grant sought for historical site

August 11, 2008 MELBOURNE - Weddings, reunions and other gatherings may once again flourish in the "old schoolhouse" building in Lunenburg if additional money can be raised to make the necessary renovations.

AARP helps file for checks

August 11, 2008 More than 1,000 individuals in Independence County are still due an economic stimulus check and for the next several weeks they can get the help they need in filing the necessary forms.

Ozarka VP goes to UACCB

August 11, 2008 Gayle Cooper has been selected as the new vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.