Charges filed in home invasion case

March 6, 2008 Several felony charges have been filed in Independence County Circuit Court against 27-year-old Gene L. Barris of Batesville, according to a warrant affidavit.

23 candidates file in Sharp County

March 6, 2008 ASH FLAT - Twenty-three candidates filed for elective office in Sharp County since the filing period began Monday, according to public records in the county and circuit clerk's office.

Wallet, money reported missing

March 6, 2008 Police are investigating two separate incidents of missing money reported to the Independence County Sheriff's Office Wednesday afternoon.

Kathy Nix seeks re-election

March 6, 2008 ASH FLAT - Kathy Nix of Evening Shade has announced she will seek re-election as Sharp County assessor, subject to the May 20 Democratic primary.

Larry Brown seeks second term

March 6, 2008 ASH FLAT - Sharp County Judge Larry Brown of Cave City has announced his candidacy for a second term in office, subject to the May 20 Democratic primary.

Moore running for JP seat

March 6, 2008 Republican Anne Moore has filed for Independence County justice of the peace District 4.

Lindsey to run for constable

March 6, 2008 NEWARK - Bill Lindsey of Newark has announced his intention to run for the position of constable for Dota Township.

‘The Jesus Guy’ to be screened at UACCB

March 6, 2008 "The Jesus Guy," a film about an anonymous, barefoot preacher, will help kick off the 7th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest at Indepenence Hall on the the University of Arkansas Community College ca

Beebe visits

March 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - "How can I help?" Those were the words Gov. Mike Beebe said as he put his arm around Oscar Croffard, whose home and property was destroyed by a Feb. 5 tornado.