Couple arrested

June 30, 2008 Drug store heist traced to Violet Hill MELBOURNE - A Violet Hill couple has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery of a Paragould drug store.

Okolo earns certificate

June 27, 2008 Esther Okolo recently received the Arkansas Children's Program Administrator Certificate. She is director of Batesville Montessori School.

‘Lazy’ meth maker charged in Sharp

June 27, 2008 ASH FLAT - An Evening Shade man is still in jail on a $55,000 bond after being arrested earlier this month for manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of minors, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weav

Zook named to state chamber position

June 27, 2008 SPRINGDALE (AP) - Randy Zook, who has been deputy director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, will apply his economic skills in the private sector as the new top executive of the state

Owner dragged by male carjacker

June 27, 2008 A Batesville man was treated at White River Medical Center Wednesday morning for injuries he suffered while trying to stop a man stealing his car, according to local authorities.

Batesville woman pleads to tax fraud

June 27, 2008 A 31-year-old Batesville woman has pled guilty on two counts of assisting in the preparation of fraudulent income tax returns, according to U.S. Attorney Jane Duke.

Sports Briefs

June 26, 2008 Baseball COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - It was simply time for the Hall of Fame to recognize Jackie Robinson's real mark on baseball.