Arkansas tourism promoted at expo

September 12, 2008 Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism and the Ozark Gateway Tourist Council were represented at the AARP Life@50 National Event and Expo held in Washington, D.C.

Batesville volunteer wins Heart Award

September 12, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE - Wanette Baker, long-time volunteer with the Arkansas Alumni Association, was honored with the 2008 Heart Award during the Volunteer Leadership Summit hosted by the Arkansas Alumni Ass

Collector to be in Cave City

September 12, 2008 ASH FLAT - Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff will be in two cities next week to allow residents to pay taxes without having to go to her office in Ash Flat.

Farm items stolen

September 12, 2008 Thieves managed to make off with several pieces of farm/ranch equipment and two buildings that were kept behind locked gates near Lock and Dam 2 in Bethesda.


September 12, 2008 Thomas Adrian Cone

Family & Friends Briefs

September 12, 2008 Trip to France planned NEWPORT - Arkansas State University-Newport's Travel/Study program will take participants on a journey to France in 2009.

Simpson awarded scholarship

September 12, 2008 CAVE CITY - Laura Simpson, a 2007 graduate of Cave City High School, has received a transfer scholarship from Arkansas State University at Jonesboro for the 2008-09 school year.

Lecture series planned

September 12, 2008 SEARCY - Dinesh D'Souza, best-selling author and fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, will open the 2008-09 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series Sept.

Area Briefs

September 12, 2008 Ozarka board to meet MELBOURNE - The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Miller Education Complex at Melbourne.