Credit card fraud, other thefts reported

January 9, 2008 Numerous charges made to a local Chinese restaurant and convenience store has run up a $3,600 bill on the credit card of a Cross County woman, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office

Wrong way driver ends up in jail, not Jonesboro

January 9, 2008 A Batesville man who claimed he couldn't speak English was arrested on several traffic charges early this morning after allegedly driving the wrong way for several blocks on Main Street, a one-way s

College to host art exhibition

January 9, 2008 The best artwork from Lyon College students will be on display this month when the Kresge Gallery hosts the 5th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.

Bank helps airport spread its wings

January 9, 2008 First Community Bank recently presented a $5,000 check to the Batesville Regional Airport to fulfill the bank's $25,000 pledge to the organization.

Nobles to retire

January 9, 2008 Claudia Nobles, Independence County circuit clerk, has announced she will not seek re-election and will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2008.

State, county probe death

January 9, 2008 A lot of unanswered questions surround the death of a Batesville man who died at his home of an undisclosed injury in the early morning hours of Jan. 1.