Seniors attend Ozarka college, career day

November 3, 2008 Melbourne - The Ozarka College Admissions Department hosted another successful College and Career Planning Day on Oct. 29 in the John E. Miller Education Complex, according to a news release.

Teen pregnancies tied to tastes for ‘sexy’ TV

November 3, 2008 CHICAGO (AP) - Groundbreaking research suggests that pregnancy rates are much higher among teens who watch a lot of TV with sexual dialogue and behavior compared with those who have tamer viewing ta

Ark. traffic fatalities down

November 3, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas State Police say the number of traffic fatalities related to drugs or alcohol fell 10.1 percent last year and 2.3 percent overall.

ASUN to open registration for spring semester

November 3, 2008 NEWPORT - Open registration for the spring 2009 semester at Arkansas State University-Newport will begin Monday, according to Tara Byrd, director of admissions.

Parents: Pressly never did wake up

November 3, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The parents of slain TV anchorwoman Anne Pressly say their daughter never fully regained consciousness after the beating that resulted in her death and couldn't say who took her

Area Briefs

November 3, 2008 Man with heart problems found dead at residence A Batesville man was found dead at a residence in Floral over the weekend, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Family & Friends Briefs

November 3, 2008 AARP meeting scheduled A Batesville AARP executive meeting is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Citizens Bank Annex. This event is open to board members and AARP members.