Area Briefs

June 25, 2008 Big Brothers Big Sisters to hold Karaoke for a Cause

Family & Friends Briefs

June 25, 2008 VBS to take place Union Hill - Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church will have its vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 14 through 18. The theme this year is "The Good News Games."

Gospel group HisSong to perform

June 25, 2008 CALICO ROCK - The gospel group HisSong is scheduled to perform in Calico Rock on July 5 in the Calico Rock Elementary School Auditorium.

State officers installed

June 25, 2008 Marsha Jackson, Chapter AC, Leachville, presided over the 75th Diamond Jubilee Convention of the Arkansas State P.E.O. Sisterhood on May 2-3.

Cave City EHC meets

June 25, 2008 Cave City - The Cave City Extension Homemakers Club met on June 16 at the Cave City Community Center.

Honor Roll

June 25, 2008 Mount Pleasant MOUNT PLEASANT - The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2007-08 school year at Mount Pleasant School, according to a news release:

2 dead after crash on U.S. 67 bridge

June 25, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Two lives were lost when a tractor-trailer driver crashed into a state highway department work zone Tuesday morning on a U.S.

New prison proposal

June 25, 2008 NORFORK (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Correction is considering building a new, $160 million prison to help the state deal with its increasing prison population.

‘People of all ages’ attended event

June 25, 2008 The "Walk Thru History: Batesville in the 1860s" was well-attended Saturday and the most surprising part was that people of all ages attended, organizer Gail Harley said.