Area Briefs

October 3, 2008 Phony money used for fast food

Man claims officer had no right to arrest him

October 3, 2008 A man who said an officer was dishonest for arresting him for public intoxication was also charged with disorderly conduct by the time he got to jail Thursday night.

Clock to get update

October 3, 2008 SEARCY (AP) - The clock and bell atop the White County Courthouse in historic downtown Searcy are to start running again by the return of Standard Time on Nov. 2.

UACCB hires Roberts

October 3, 2008 Amanda Roberts has been hired as first year experience coordinator at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

Dealers to converge for meeting, concert

October 3, 2008 Events are gearing up for the fourth annual Bad Boy Mowers meeting with country singer Heidi Newfield scheduled to entertain Monday night in a private concert following the dealer awards ceremony and

Vigil remembers violence victims

October 3, 2008 The 19th annual Candlelight Vigil Thursday evening illuminated awareness and responsibility for Independence County.