Area Briefs

October 2, 2008 School to sell barbecue Eagle Mountain Health Wellness and International Studies Magnet will be selling barbecue lunches Friday.

Read for the Record is today at 6

October 2, 2008 Jumpstart's Read for the Record is a national campaign to encourage hundreds of thousands of children and adults to read the same book, "Corduroy," on the same day - today.

New $1.3B pipeline planned

October 2, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Two companies announced Wednesday a new $1.3 billion natural gas pipeline that will move gas from the Fayetteville Shale formation in Arkansas to major gas distribution lines.

Father of baby formally charged

October 2, 2008 The father of a 2-month-old was described as "calm and unemotional" during an interview when investigators asked him about the child being possibly shaken until the child suffered brain damage.

Main Street Batesville celebrates October

October 2, 2008 Main Street Batesville, in conjunction with Merchants and Planters Bank, will present a full slate of weekly events in the downtown historic district during October.