Family & Friends Briefs

September 30, 2008 Caney Springs to host revival MELBOURNE - Kerosene lanterns will light historic Caney Springs Church during its annual revival Thursday through Saturday.

Area Briefs

September 30, 2008 Baby's brain surgery launches abuse investigation

Tip leads to arrest, charges of theft, arson

September 30, 2008 Clues uncovered during a drug investigation and information from a citizen have led to the arrest and formal charges of theft, breaking and entering and arson against a Batesville man.

Witness: Echols necklace had blood on it

September 30, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - When Damien Echols was arrested in 1993 in the killing of three 8-year-old boys at West Memphis, a necklace he was wearing bore traces of blood whose type matched one of the victims

‘Herb lady’ to art lady —

September 30, 2008 From the "Pink Peony" to "Compositae" and even her "Canterbury Tales" illustrations, when visitors step inside the BAAC-on-Main during the next two weeks, they will be greeted by Marie Gar

Jury near deadlock in boat killings case

September 30, 2008 MIAMI (AP) - A federal jury in Miami indicated Monday it was nearing a deadlock over whether a second man should be convicted in the shooting deaths of four people last year aboard a fishing boat th

Appeal filed

September 30, 2008 ASH FLAT - The group wanting Sharp County voters to choose wet or dry in November is appealing a ruling that kicked the issue off the ballot, said Ruth Reynolds, president of Save Energy Reap Taxes.