Traffic stop nets drug arrest

August 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Saturday night traffic stop in Izard County resulted in the arrest of the driver on drug charges, Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

Husband stabs wife’s truck tires

August 6, 2008 When 50-year-old Randall Eric Hudson of Cave City allegedly got mad and started tearing up his wife's truck Monday evening, he started a chain of events that would land him in jail on several charge

Family & Friends Briefs

August 6, 2008 Main Street director to speak The Batesville Optimist Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Josie's at the Lockhouse.

State park sets several events

August 6, 2008 JACKSONPORT - Jacksonport State Park has scheduled some upcoming activities. Some charge a fee and other programs may be free.

AREA BRIEFS

August 6, 2008 Car show, burnout contest set

Examiner rules on crop field death

August 6, 2008 The death of a Wynne woman in a crop field near Oil Trough Saturday has been ruled to have been from natural causes, according to Lt. Brenda Bittle, with the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Second concert planned

August 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - They're gonna play it again. Despite the heat and other major events scheduled during the same time as the Ozark Throwdown, plans are for a second one.