Man cited for drinking at local playground

September 10, 2007 A Batesville man was arrested for allegedly drinking beer at a local children’s playground Friday night, according to deputy Mike Price with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Cave City board hires aide, OKs budget

September 10, 2007 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board accepted the resignation of Arkansas Better Chance preschool program aide Pat Anderson on Thursday, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Pulitzer winner to give Patterson Lecture Sept. 27

September 10, 2007 A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who specializes in the coverage of teenagers and the adolescent years will deliver this year’s Patterson Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept.

Ozarka reports record amount

September 10, 2007 Melbourne — The 2007 fall semester is well under way and numbers so far indicate another record enrollment, according to Ron Helm, vice president of student services at Ozarka College.

Security tight at courtroom

September 10, 2007 Security was tight this morning around the 16th Judicial District juvenile courtroom, as proceedings get under way in an alleged hazing incident in Batesville this past summer. 

Publisher lived his dreams

September 7, 2007 In 1946 six prisoners were trying to escape from Alcatraz; bikinis went on sale in Paris; the first underwater test of the atomic bomb was conducted; Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis staged their first

Couple to celebrate 50-year anniversary

September 7, 2007 Bert and Mildred Duncan of Batesville will celebrate their 50-year wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church.