Family & Friends Briefs

September 17, 2008 Church to hold yard sale Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church ladies ministry will have its fall yard sale/flea market inside the fellowship hall from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Pryor party celebrates release of new book

September 17, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - David Pryor says his newly released autobiography is as much about his home state as it is about his 40-year career in politics.

ASU student faces expulsion

September 17, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - A student accused of shooting another student on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro faces an expulsion hearing this week, along with criminal charges.

Area Briefs

September 17, 2008 Strawberry Fest set for Saturday STRAWBERRY - Music, crafts, games, food and fun - that's the agenda.

Erosion prompts grant application

September 17, 2008 The ground underneath Eagle Mountain Assisted Living Center is eroding away, and the city is applying for a grant to help pay for repairs.

Thomas defeats Lovell

September 17, 2008 Incumbent C.T. Thomas defeated Mechelle Lovell for the Cedar Ridge Position 2 seat Tuesday.

Benefit planned for Jayden Jones

September 17, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - Six-year-old Jayden Jones had his eyes set on girls - older ones - at an early age and before he was 6 he had already given one a ring.

Wet-dry trial postponed

September 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - A circuit court trial set for Monday to determine whether Sharp County voters get to decide a wet-dry issue in the general election has been postponed, Alisa Black, county and circuit cle