Security company scams reported

June 16, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Recently, sales people have been canvassing Arkansas neighborhoods selling home security systems at purportedly discounted rates in exchange for placing the company's sign on the hom

District court to use new case management system

June 16, 2008 On June 23, the Independence County District Court will become the fifth Arkansas court to use the Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) Contexte case management system to process traffic and criminal ca

Suspect named in forgery case

June 16, 2008 A suspect has been listed in the reported forgery of 15 checks on the Shirley Weems and John Perry checking account at Farmer's and Merchant's Bank, according to a police report.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 16, 2008 Charlotte EHC meets CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte Extension Homemakers Club met for its May meeting at the home of Pat Mason with five members present.

Depression seminar announced

June 16, 2008 Understanding depression and other mental illnesses is the focus of the Dr. Robert E. Elliott Foundation's 7th annual public education seminar. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

New dance studio opens

June 16, 2008 Fusion Dance Academy opens June 23 under the direction of Shani Bufford. The studio is located inside Stars and Stripes Gymnastics upstairs.

LAL contest praises local winners

June 16, 2008 Valeria Herrera of Batesville was one of three winners in the state who were honored nationally with awards for their achievements in this year's Letters About Literature writing contest, sponsored

Area Briefs

June 16, 2008 Pallets strike, kill pickup driver