Evening Shade motoristinvolved in fatal accident

January 17, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A 65-year-old maintenance worker for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was struck and killed Tuesday by a vehicle in the southbound lane of U.S.

Head-on claims life

January 17, 2007 A head-on collision claimed the life of an Independence County man Tuesday night, just one day after his 28th birthday, according to state police records.

Small quake reported

January 17, 2007 MEMPHIS — A light earthquake in Sharp County apparently failed to shake anyone up this morning. 

Man arrested for battery

January 16, 2007 CAVE CITY — A call to a domestic disturbance Friday in Cave City resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old man for third-degree battery and public intoxication, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

More than six blocks nominated to register

January 16, 2007 The School Addition Historic District in Batesville has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Ken Grunewald said.

Shot fired in struggle

January 16, 2007 A man found hiding in a closet was jailed after he and a police officer struggled over a pistol during a fight Friday night.

Divers find missing man

January 16, 2007 EVENING SHADE — Divers found the body of a missing Cave City man this morning inside his red Chevrolet Blazer, which was submerged in Piney Creek near the Izard-Sharp county line. 

Physician opens urgent care clinic

January 16, 2007 Dr. Verona T. Brown has re-opened her family practice as well as establishing a new urgent care clinic in Batesville.

Sleeping driver gets rude awakening

January 16, 2007 The last thing Joey Gould expected when he headed home from work Friday morning was to wake up in his airborne car just before it hit the ground and rolled over several times.

Concord budget approved

January 15, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord Town Council adopted a 2007 budget last week that shows $79,772 in anticipated general fund revenue and $14,485 in anticipated street fund revenue.