Thida man allegedly makes threats

September 18, 2007 Independence County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darin Brewer said a Thida man threatened him and his family after he arrested the man on alcohol related charges.

Lyon College names award in honor of departing employee

September 18, 2007 After helping three Lyon College presidents and three interim presidents keep their lives running as smoothly as possible as the housekeeper at Bradley Manor, Betty Branscum is saying goodbye after mo

Wood seeks office

September 18, 2007 CHARLOTTE — Dennis Wood, a lifelong resident of Independence County, has announced his intention to run for sheriff in the upcoming Democratic Primary.

‘Giants’ slated

September 18, 2007 To reach more people with its ministry, one church took a unique approach. It has made two films, and a third is on the way.

Appeal denied

September 18, 2007 The Independence County Equalization Board has denied FutureFuel Chemical Company’s appeal.

Weekend wrecks claim two lives

September 17, 2007 Two people died and three others were injured in separate Sunday afternoon accidents, according to Arkansas State Police reports.

Water treatment to change; costs may go up

September 17, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — Environmental Protection Agency rule changes regarding surface water treatment plants is likely to cause costs to go up for customers of the Southside system, the Southside Public Wa

Wade, Tanksley to exchange vows

September 14, 2007 CHARLOTTE — Amanda Dell “Amee” Wade of Charlotte and Nathan Lowell Tanksley of Newport have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.