JAKES day to be Sept. 20

September 5, 2008 The Independence County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation's fourth annual JAKES Day for children 17 and younger will be Sept. 20, according to a news release.

Family & Friends Briefs

September 5, 2008 Cancer support group to meet NEWARK - The cancer support group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hazel Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 402 Locust St.


September 5, 2008 Gabriel James Bledsoe

Area Briefs

September 5, 2008 Compassionate Friends sets picnic, balloon release

New football scoreboard up, running

September 5, 2008 With the addition of a new football scoreboard in place, the Batesville School District is looking to offset some costs by selling advertising.

Humane society receives grant

September 5, 2008 In an effort to reduce the number of unwanted cats and dogs, the local humane society will be helping families spay and neuter their pets.

NFL News

September 4, 2008 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady participated in the New England Patriots' practice, a sign he's expected to play in Sunday's season opener after missing all four exhibition games.