Beef companies begin labeling shipments to Korea

June 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Several U.S. beef companies said Monday they will begin labeling shipments to South Korea to note how old slaughtered cattle were at the time of their death.

Cattlemen award scholarships

June 4, 2008 The Independence/Jackson Cattlemen's Association recently awarded scholarships to three graduating students, officer Sue Billiot said. The scholarship recipients are

Woman accused of hitting mom, grandmother

June 4, 2008 A 22-year-old Batesville woman is facing charges of endangering her children and assaulting her mother and grandmother following an argument Saturday afternoon.

Area Briefs

June 4, 2008 Domestic battery charges filed on Cave City Man An argument over an extended stay at a west Batesville home reportedly led to a domestic disturbance with injuries early Sunday morning.

Two charged with felonies

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - Felony thefts of property charges have been brought against a Melbourne man stemming from the taking of approximately $1,600 from the wallet of another, according to Izard County Sheriff

Museum to host state’s B’day bash

June 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The Old State House Museum will host an old-fashioned birthday bash when it presents the Arkansas Statehood Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 4, 2008 Blood drives scheduled The American Red Cross has planned several upcoming blood drives. Dates and locations are: Today - Rons Fine Foods, Horseshoe Bend, 2:30-6 p.m.;

Gardening seminar set

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Master Gardeners announced a free gardening seminar from 8 a.m. to noon on June 14 at the Izard County Fairground.