Suspect named in forgery case

June 16, 2008 A suspect has been listed in the reported forgery of 15 checks on the Shirley Weems and John Perry checking account at Farmer's and Merchant's Bank, according to a police report.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 16, 2008 Charlotte EHC meets CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte Extension Homemakers Club met for its May meeting at the home of Pat Mason with five members present.

Depression seminar announced

June 16, 2008 Understanding depression and other mental illnesses is the focus of the Dr. Robert E. Elliott Foundation's 7th annual public education seminar. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

New dance studio opens

June 16, 2008 Fusion Dance Academy opens June 23 under the direction of Shani Bufford. The studio is located inside Stars and Stripes Gymnastics upstairs.

LAL contest praises local winners

June 16, 2008 Valeria Herrera of Batesville was one of three winners in the state who were honored nationally with awards for their achievements in this year's Letters About Literature writing contest, sponsored

Area Briefs

June 16, 2008 Pallets strike, kill pickup driver

Road work continues

June 16, 2008 No left turns to be made at 23rd Street Part of Harrison Street in Batesville will be down to two lanes, instead of three, while a culvert is being installed.

Deployed dads

June 16, 2008 VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq ­- Photographs of varying sizes adorn the ceramic walls of the office, and while each is worth at least a thousand words and helps to bridge the gap between "here and t