Lyon student art exhibit opens

January 11, 2007 Art students at Lyon College are creating works that are “filled with excitement and energy,” and an exhibition in Kresge Gallery will put a spotlight on that work.

Burglaries, thefts reported

January 11, 2007 Theft of electronic equipment from an office and power washing equipment from a shop building at M & A Jones Construction company may be an “inside job,” according to a report filed wi

Bloody man taken to jail

January 11, 2007 Responding to a disturbance call Tuesday night where a man was throwing his belongings into the yard, Independence County deputies were confronted by a man with bloody hands claiming he had been expos

City finds fire truck at good price

January 10, 2007 The Batesville City Council has agreed to waive competitive bidding for a new aerial platform truck for the fire department. 

Cave City woman arrested for drugs

January 10, 2007 CAVE CITY — A 34-year-old Cave City woman was arrested Friday after prescription medication was found in her vehicle, which was pulled over because of a broken windshield and broken left rear ta

Frazier appointed UACCB interim chancellor

January 10, 2007 Dr. B. Alan Sugg announced this morning that Deborah Frazier will serve as interim chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville effective Feb. 5.

Officers checking into fire

January 10, 2007 DESHA — A suspicious fire that might have started in multiple locations of a Desha home around noon Tuesday is under investigation by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. 

Bad Boy building nets $400,000 grant

January 10, 2007 MELBOURNE—The Melbourne Industrial Development Corporation has received approval for a $400,000 grant to be used for improvements to the Bad Boy Mower building, formerly the Boeing plant.

Authority buys land for treatment plant

January 10, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board handed over a check for land needed for a wastewater treatment plant Tuesday and agreed to make an offer on other property needed for a sew

Calico Rock couple arrested in dog attack

January 10, 2007 MELBOURNE — A Sage man has been accused of purposely damaging the speaker system at a Melbourne fast food business, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.