Rulings may cost counties

September 11, 2007 ASH FLAT — Two recent Supreme Court rulings — one at the state level and the other from the U.S.

Historian offers new insight

September 11, 2007 “A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution” (Simon & Schuster, 353 pages, $27), by David A.

Southside crunches construction numbers

September 11, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — Southside School District officials should be able to determine how much its new 600-student K-4 elementary school will cost by the end of this month.

Hunter finds stolen property

September 11, 2007 A squirrel hunter bagged more than he expected when he inspected the contents of a sleeping bag he found in the woods behind the Royal Order of the Moose on Brewer Hill Road north of Batesville Sunday

JPs see deficit

September 11, 2007 A hydro audit. The upcoming budget. Juvenile detention expansion. The Independence County Quorum Court packed a lot into a meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

Man cited for drinking at local playground

September 10, 2007 A Batesville man was arrested for allegedly drinking beer at a local children’s playground Friday night, according to deputy Mike Price with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Cave City board hires aide, OKs budget

September 10, 2007 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board accepted the resignation of Arkansas Better Chance preschool program aide Pat Anderson on Thursday, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Pulitzer winner to give Patterson Lecture Sept. 27

September 10, 2007 A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who specializes in the coverage of teenagers and the adolescent years will deliver this year’s Patterson Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept.