‘Lazy’ meth maker charged in Sharp

June 27, 2008 ASH FLAT - An Evening Shade man is still in jail on a $55,000 bond after being arrested earlier this month for manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of minors, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weav

Zook named to state chamber position

June 27, 2008 SPRINGDALE (AP) - Randy Zook, who has been deputy director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will apply his economic skills in the private sector as the new top executive of the state

Owner dragged by male carjacker

June 27, 2008 A Batesville man was treated at White River Medical Center Wednesday morning for injuries he suffered while trying to stop a man stealing his car, according to local authorities.

Batesville woman pleads to tax fraud

June 27, 2008 A 31-year-old Batesville woman has pled guilty on two counts of assisting in the preparation of fraudulent income tax returns, according to U.S. Attorney Jane Duke.

Sports Briefs

June 26, 2008 Baseball COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - It was simply time for the Hall of Fame to recognize Jackie Robinson's real mark on baseball.

2 earn Lovendahl award

June 26, 2008 SEARCY - The eighth annual Christain Martin Lovendahl Scholarship has been awarded to David Fitzgerald of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Joseph Stilwell of Connellys Springs, N.C.

College Briefs

June 26, 2008 Millsaps list announced JACKSON, Miss. - Bonnie Tucker of Batesville has been named to the Dean's Scholars List at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., for the spring 2008 semester.