Every area of fair shows growth

July 27, 2007 ASH FLAT — Emma Hyslip of Ash Flat was crowned Little Miss Sharp County as the Sharp County Fair continued Thursday, pageant director Sue Billiot said.

Main Street Batesville to relocate

July 27, 2007 Main Street Batesville hosted a reception at Elizabeth’s Restaurant Thursday night for the introduction of its new executive director, Bob Gerner.

King makes good on promise

July 27, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — A year after being taken over by the state, the Midland School District finished a school year in the black.

Armed man threatens mother of small child

July 26, 2007 A west Batesville man who reportedly threatened to shoot the mother of their small child was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to Deputy Michael Anderson of the Independence County Sheriff&rsquo

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

July 26, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

2007 attendance up at Sharp County Fair

July 26, 2007 ASH FLAT — Baby Miss, Baby Mr., Tiny Miss and Tiny Mr. winners were crowned Wednesday during the second night of the Sharp County Fair, pageant director Sue Billiot said.

Hanging victim identified

July 26, 2007 A woman found hanging from a tree limb at Locust Grove Wednesday morning has been identified as 40-year-old Elizabeth Yvette Crutcher of Independence County.

Preschoolers learn about wild weather

July 26, 2007 DESHA — Four-year-old Dalton Teague already may have honed in on a future career as a meteorologist. The preschooler loves to talk about weather.

Judge rules no new trial

July 26, 2007 ASH FLAT ­— A woman convicted in the 2006 murder of a Cave City man was given another day in court — but not a new trial.