Biodiesel not the answer, says Arkansas Tech prof

October 13, 2008 RUSSELLVILLE (AP) - Dr. Robert Allen's laboratory looks like something out of a bad sci-fi film: cluttered work desks, funnels and tubes, beakers filled with various substances.

Pangburn man chased down; three nabbed

October 13, 2008 SEARCY - Three people, including one who tried to flee on foot, were arrested Wednesday during a search of the Charles E. Peebles Jr. residence at 248 Rambo Loop near Searcy, Sgt.

TVs, boat motor, four-wheeler stolen

October 13, 2008 Three televisions were reported missing from a residence at 222 Quail Valley in Batesville, according to deputy Randy Jones. Jones said he spoke with the victim, 44-year-old Cheryl L.

Tire slashing disturbance nets 2 arrests

October 13, 2008 Officers responding to a report of a tire slashing at White River Medical Center Thursday morning arrested a Batesville man and the woman who reported the incident, according to Independence County De

Man jailed after disobeying officer

October 13, 2008 A man who reportedly ignored a policeman's orders to stop and drove away from the Royal Order of the Moose early Saturday morning has been charged with carrying a gun and public intoxication.

Service News

October 13, 2008 Norfolk, Va. - Navy Seaman Jonathan D. Osborne, a 2000 graduate of Viola High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Daycare improved after kidnapping

October 13, 2008 MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) - A Mountain Home daycare where a woman abducted a 16-month-old boy last summer will not face any permanent state sanctions over the incident, a spokeswoman said.

Bean Fest to be Oct. 23-25

October 13, 2008 MOUNTAIN VIEW - A hint of autumn in the air means outhouse racers are being constructed and bean and cornbread recipes perfected for the Bean Fest and Outhouse Races to be held Oct.

EAST Night Out to feature robotics

October 13, 2008 STRAWBERRY - Hillcrest High School students and staff will host the school's first annual EAST Night Out/ Math and Science Night from 6 to 7:30 tonight at the main high school building on the Stra