Area Briefs

June 4, 2008 Domestic battery charges filed on Cave City Man An argument over an extended stay at a west Batesville home reportedly led to a domestic disturbance with injuries early Sunday morning.

Two charged with felonies

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - Felony thefts of property charges have been brought against a Melbourne man stemming from the taking of approximately $1,600 from the wallet of another, according to Izard County Sheriff

Museum to host state’s B’day bash

June 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The Old State House Museum will host an old-fashioned birthday bash when it presents the Arkansas Statehood Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 4, 2008 Blood drives scheduled The American Red Cross has planned several upcoming blood drives. Dates and locations are: Today - Rons Fine Foods, Horseshoe Bend, 2:30-6 p.m.;

Gardening seminar set

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Master Gardeners announced a free gardening seminar from 8 a.m. to noon on June 14 at the Izard County Fairground.

DAR announces meeting

June 4, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - Strawberry River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their final meeting of the season at 1 p.m.

Izard sheriff alerts public to sex offender in area

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Sheriff's Department recently distributed sex offender notification to residents in the area of county roads 62 and 300, east and somewhat north of the Senior Citizens

Drive-through approved

June 4, 2008 It took less than 10 minutes Monday night for members of the Batesville Board of Adjustment and City Planning Commission to approve a conditional use permit for a drive-through window for a new drug s