Ask a Master Gardener: About peach trees, rhubarb

July 30, 2008 Question: We have two peach trees that ripen in August. Although the peaches were coming along great, they are now rotting and falling off the trees. My aunt said it is probably brown rot.

Warrant arrest, DWI, drugs, filed

July 30, 2008 A Batesville man being sought for an outstanding warrant Monday afternoon is now facing fleeing and drug charges, according to Independence County Deputy Johnny Byler.

BIRTHS

July 30, 2008 Alexandria Grace Eckart

Area Brief

July 30, 2008 Hardy man dies of gunshot ASH FLAT - A Hardy man who shot himself in the head Tuesday died later at a Springfield, Mo., hospital, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said this morning.

Melbourne man charged with sex crime again

July 30, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Melbourne man has been arrested on a Searcy County felony warrant accusing him of sexual indecency with a minor, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Master plan discussed

July 30, 2008 Batesville city council and planning members heard a progress report Tuesday night regarding the city's Comprehensive Master Plan.