Weekend fight, robbery reported

July 8, 2008 Found bleeding from facial wounds and struggling to get to his feet when police arrived, a 24-year-old Cushman man said he was jumped and beaten by an unknown assailant at a Southside convenience stor

Alleged robbers face additional charges

July 8, 2008 MELBOURNE - Formal charges from two counties have been brought against a Violet Hill couple earlier arrested in connection with armed robbery of a Paragould drug store, according to the Izard County

Family & Friends Briefs

July 8, 2008 Cancer support group open A Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Hazel Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church.

All Kinfolks reunion set

July 8, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - The 21st All Kinfolks Reunion, created by Coach Orwell Moore, former owner and coach of the world-famous All American Red Heads basketball team, will be July 11 and 12 in Cherokee

Area Briefs

July 8, 2008 High Cotton to perform HEBER SPRINGS - The concert band/storytellers High Cotton will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers William Carl Garner Visitor Center.

Sign ordinance stands

July 8, 2008 A request for a variance allowing an oversized sign to be placed atop a new convenience store was denied at Monday night's Batesville City Board of Adjustments.

City parks may close

July 8, 2008 "I want to look at the whole picture for everybody in the community. I don't want to take away anyone's God-given right to sit at the park ... but I'm tired of the litter."