Biker with police scanner arrested for drugs

October 3, 2006 A Quail Valley man who allegedly fled police on a motorcycle Thursday morning has been cited for drug-related charges as well, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Duane Grice.

Two arrested after driving complaint

October 3, 2006 Two Batesville men were arrested early Saturday morning after police responded to a call of a truck driving through someone’s garden in the North Heights area of west Batesville.

Planners consider downtown traffic

October 3, 2006 First, there were new stop signs on Main, College and Boswell. Now, if a local nonprofit organization has its way, there will be another round of stop signs. 

Violence in headlines

October 3, 2006 I cannot believe the recent rash of school shootings. It seems unreal to think about one, much less multiple incidents.

Tornado siren topic discussed

October 3, 2006 CAVE CITY — The Cave City Council on Tuesday discussed the reason the local tornado siren was not activated during the spell of bad weather the night of Sept. 22, Mayor Carl Johnson said.

Sheriff’s office investigating theft

October 2, 2006 The Independence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of 11 steel cattle panels from Houston Farms on Highway 167 south of Batesville.