Six jurors selected

July 10, 2007 ASH FLAT — Day one of jury selection resulted in six jurors seated in a 20-year-old Sharp County double murder trial. 

Museum honors troops

July 10, 2007 During World War II, Ben Harris guarded Alaskan ports against possible enemy attack.

Two die in crashes

July 10, 2007 Two Independence County men died in separate accidents over the weekend, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Judge uses veto

July 10, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks exercised his executive powers Monday night by pulling two ordinances from the agenda and vetoing the passage of an ordinance.

Charges filed in cabin break-in, assaults

July 10, 2007 MELBOURNE — One man has been arrested, another is being sought and charges are also pending against three juveniles after a cabin was broken into on Corinth Road near Pineville, Izard County She

King addresses nepotism concerns

July 9, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Fears that the state’s laws concerning nepotism could derail plans for a September school board election are unfounded, according to Midland Superintendent Lynn Roe King.

Motorcyclist dies in crash Saturday at Hardy

July 9, 2007 HARDY — A motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash about 8:10 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of highways 63 and 63-B at Hardy, state Trooper Jeremy Page said.

DTF agent injured while shooting car

July 9, 2007 A wanted man went to jail and a 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force agent went to the hospital Friday afternoon following a noon-time incident.