After the blast

July 3, 2007 Sgt. Donnie Thorne’s job begins after the explosion. 

The power of suggestion

July 2, 2007 I don’t know about everyone else but I for one have been pretty ticked off by the whole Entergy situation.

Water balloon fight lands man in jail

July 2, 2007 A call to Batesville police dispatch of a woman screaming for help resulted in a West Batesville man going to jail on charges of third degree assault Saturday night, according to Independence County S

Home invasion suspect arrested

July 2, 2007 A 25-year-old Saffell man, named as the assailant of a Newark couple in their home Sunday morning, was arrested just minutes after the incident, according to Independence County authorities.

Emergency teams attend workshops

July 2, 2007 The scenario is straightforward. An earthquake registering 7.7 in magnitude hits the area. Buildings collapse, roads fail, rivers flood and power lines fall.

Plans made to furbish new school

July 2, 2007 CAVE CITY — The new high school building at Cave City was declared substantially complete as of today and is ready to have furniture moved into it, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Family rescued

July 2, 2007 HARDY — A canoe rental owner and the parents of an 8-year-old boy were cited for endangerng the welfare of a minor following the rescue of a family from the rain-swollen Spring River on Sunday,