6 die in family murder-suicide in Los Angeles

October 7, 2008 LOS ANGELES (AP) - The only hints of trouble in the big beige house on Como Lane were the newspapers in the driveway and the lack of any activity behind the front door.

Burglary, theft reported

October 7, 2008 Batesville authorities are investigating a burglary that occurred at Rocky Point Materials on Highway 167 South overnight Thursday.

Dolph woman facing drug-related charges

October 7, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Dolph woman was arrested at a sobriety checkpoint Friday night for possessing an instrument of crime, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

Family & Friends Briefs

October 7, 2008 DAV to meet Thursday Disabled American Veterans Chapter 32 has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Thursday. All members are asked to attend. Gospel singing scheduled

Newport hospital opens senior care program

October 7, 2008 NEWPORT - Harris Hospital of Newport will open its Senior Care program early this month to address the emotional and behavioral health needs of adults over the age of 55.

Area Briefs

October 7, 2008 Cave City Fall Festival set CAVE CITY - Cave City elementary and middle schools will host their annual Fall Festival beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, elementary Principal Vicki Musick said.

Gas research equipment damaged, stolen

October 7, 2008 Remote electronic equipment used in the search for gas and oil deposits has been reported stolen or damaged in the Floral area recently, according to a Texas research company.

Groups hope to re-establish Ozark chinquapins

October 7, 2008 Chinquapin nuts - what few there are of them - are falling, and two groups that are trying to re-establish chinquapin trees in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri would like to have some of th