Silent auction to aid firefighters

October 16, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - In order to upgrade its current radio system, the Southside Fire Department will be holding a chili supper and silent auction fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Oct.

Work on Concord center progresses

October 16, 2008 CONCORD - The Concord City Council on Monday commended Esther Thomas, who has been landscaping outside the community center without pay, Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit said.

High-security research labs not so high security

October 16, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Intruders could easily break into two U.S. laboratories where researchers handle some of the world's deadliest germs, according to congressional investigators.

Club News

October 16, 2008 Xi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma

Izard Co. Elementary is ‘Picturing America’

October 16, 2008 VIOLET HILL - Izard County Elementary Library is one of over 26,000 school and public libraries across the nation to receive the Picturing America program from the National Endowment for the Humanit

Area Briefs

October 16, 2008 Democrats to have rally The Independence and Sharp County Democratic committees will host a Democratic Rally at 4 p.m. Sunday at Josie's at the Lockhouse in Batesville.

Cave City teachers get $500 grants

October 16, 2008 CAVE CITY - Two teachers at Cave City were recently awarded $500 grants from the Sharp County Community Foundation, Superintendent Steven Green told the school board during a regular meeting Tuesday