Two charged with felonies

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - Felony thefts of property charges have been brought against a Melbourne man stemming from the taking of approximately $1,600 from the wallet of another, according to Izard County Sheriff

Museum to host state’s B’day bash

June 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The Old State House Museum will host an old-fashioned birthday bash when it presents the Arkansas Statehood Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 4, 2008 Blood drives scheduled The American Red Cross has planned several upcoming blood drives. Dates and locations are: Today - Rons Fine Foods, Horseshoe Bend, 2:30-6 p.m.;

Gardening seminar set

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Master Gardeners announced a free gardening seminar from 8 a.m. to noon on June 14 at the Izard County Fairground.

DAR announces meeting

June 4, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - Strawberry River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their final meeting of the season at 1 p.m.

Izard sheriff alerts public to sex offender in area

June 4, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Sheriff's Department recently distributed sex offender notification to residents in the area of county roads 62 and 300, east and somewhat north of the Senior Citizens

Drive-through approved

June 4, 2008 It took less than 10 minutes Monday night for members of the Batesville Board of Adjustment and City Planning Commission to approve a conditional use permit for a drive-through window for a new drug s

Fight for keys ends in arrest

June 4, 2008 A Pleasant Plains couple arguing over car keys at a local business reportedly held a parking lot brawl complete with kicking and biting, according to Independence County Deputy Dee McFatter.

Farmers market dedicated by officials

June 4, 2008 Although it's been open for business for about nine months, the city of Batesville held a ribbon cutting Friday to formally dedicate its new farmers market, located at the intersection of Chaney Dri