Alpha Chi inducts new members

October 14, 2008 Lyon College's chapter of the Alpha Chi National Collegiate Scholarship Honor Society held its 48th annual induction ceremony on Sept. 26.

Area Brief

October 14, 2008 Teen dating violence to be topic of parents meeting

Felon charged with gun, theft

October 14, 2008 A couple who claimed they were on their way to the hospital were spotted parked behind a Main Street business, saying they had "run out of gas," according to the Independence County Sheriff's Of

Halter touts lottery benefits at meeting

October 14, 2008 A special interest group called the Arkansas Family Council is trying to take away Arkansans' fundamental right to vote on a statewide lottery, Lt. Gov. Bill Halter said Monday.

Tax election set

October 14, 2008 A quarter-cent sales tax for economic development has been set for a special election on Dec. 9 for Independence County.

Inmate recaptured

October 14, 2008 Freedom was short-lived for an Independence County inmate who walked away from the recycling center on Friday.

Golf Briefs

October 13, 2008 SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Zach Johnson won the Texas Open for his fourth PGA Tour title, shooting a final-round 64 for a 2-stroke victory over Charlie Wi, Mark Wilson and Tim Wilkinson.