Southside sewer may be extended

November 16, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — A survey shows that 84 percent of those responding so far want Southside sewer service extended to the Allen Chapel Road area, Manager John Richardson told the Southside Public Water

County judge affirms appraisals

November 16, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks affirmed both the FutureFuel Chemical Company and Town Plaza tax appraisals Thursday.

Three hurt

November 16, 2007 Three people were injured around 2 p.m. in a two-vehicle crash atop Ramsey Mountain south of Batesville Wednesday afternoon.

Sharp County employees get pay raise for 2008

November 15, 2007 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court on Tuesday approved a 2008 general budget that includes pay raises for employees along with a streamlined pay scale.

“Super project” has landed

November 15, 2007 A “super project” that hit Arkansas is inching its way into southern Independence County, Danny Games, director of corporate development for Chesapeake Energy Corp., told Batesville Rot

Council considers budget for 2008

November 15, 2007 The Batesville City Council has a big task ahead, reducing the current $382,000 discrepancy in the 2008 budget.

Council hears funding needs

November 15, 2007 It’s budget time, and that is evident by those coming to the Batesville City Council with various requests.

Driver uninjured in rollover

November 15, 2007 After losing control of her car and running off the road twice before overturning, a Desha woman walked away from a one-vehicle crash at the bottom of Ramsey Mountain Wednesday afternoon.

Longtime teacher creates tradition

November 14, 2007 It is obvious nerves are getting to the ensemble of actors and actress preparing to take the stage. They sway back and forth, rubbing their hands together to remove the building sweat.