Calving season tips offered

October 1, 2008 Calving season is the harvest season for cattlemen, so producers should make every effort to ensure the live birth and survival of all calves.

Scholarship offered for high school student

October 1, 2008 ASH FLAT - As part of a statewide education program, the Sharp County Conservation District is offering a $250 scholarship for a local high school student, according to Kimberly Lee, district secret

Grand, reserve champs named at fair

October 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - The North Central District Fair Halter Horse Show was held Sept. 23 in Melbourne with 58 entries, according to a report from Nancy Orr, publicist.

Injunction denied

October 1, 2008 TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A federal judge has denied Oklahoma's request for a preliminary injunction to stop 13 Arkansas poultry companies from disposing of bird waste in the Illinois River watershed.

Grand, reserve champs named at fair

October 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - The North Central District Fair Halter Horse Show was held Sept. 23 in Melbourne with 58 entries, according to a report from Nancy Orr, publicist.

Humane Society still offering low-cost neutering

October 1, 2008 The Humane Society of Independence County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping animals in the county, wants to remind individuals that it still has grant money available to help spay/neuter

2 charged with theft of jewelry

October 1, 2008 A Batesville couple has been charged with felony theft after they reportedly pawned stolen rings in front of a plainclothes cop.