Commissioner: Now is crucial time for education

September 29, 2008 Dr. Ken James has been a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, coordinator of planning and assessment, superintendent and education commissioner.

Rock club to hear about meteorites

September 29, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - Meteorites!" will be the program presented by Dr. Stephen McMann at this week's meeting of the Spring River Gem & Mineral Club, president Dorothy Rolland said.

Okla. horse thief caught in Independence County

September 29, 2008 A man who convinced a fellow worker in Oklahoma to sell him a quarter horse, 24-foot stock trailer, 1998 Dodge pickup and two dogs, and then sign a bill of sale before getting the money, was arrested

Family & Friends Briefs

September 29, 2008 Antioch Church of Christ to host Ladies Day Fellowship CAVE CITY - Antioch Church of Christ will host a Ladies' Day Fellowship Saturday.

Area Briefs

September 29, 2008 Heidi Newfield to entertain at Bad Boy dealer show