$5,000 reward offered

August 10, 2006 NEWPORT— A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons who shot a 15-year-old Newport boy in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night.

Several candidates file at last minute

August 10, 2006 One of the Southside incorporation organizers will be running unopposed for mayor there, if voters approve the proposed incorporation in November.

Water, Sewer commission abolished

August 10, 2006 NEWARK — The Newark City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to abolish the Water and Sewer Commission, Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston said. The vote followed a personnel session.

County looks at trash options

August 9, 2006 Independence County may have the opportunity to get out of the costly trash transfer business at a time when all of its equipment is in need of major repair or replacement.

Artists’ work now on display

August 9, 2006 The work of self-taught artists Sheila Cantrell and her daughter, Allison Cantrell, is now open for viewing at the Batesville Area Art Gallery on Main Street through August. 

Woman hurt in hit-and-run;

August 9, 2006 A Spring Valley woman was injured in a hit-and-run roll-over accident on Neeley Street Tuesday morning and the fleeing vehicle has not been found, according to a report filed by Independence County Sh