Board recommends clemencies

June 22, 2006 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Board of Parole released recommendations Thursday regarding pardon and clemency applications. Executive clemency recommendations include:

Man accused of selling meth

June 22, 2006 An Independence County man is in jail facing multiple drug charges for selling methamphetamine to undercover operatives in 2004 and 2005.

Jammed doors trap drivers

June 20, 2006 DESHA — Two people were rescued from their vehicles using the “jaws of life” following an accident in Desha Monday afternoon. 

Shortage reported

June 20, 2006 Independence County has enough — barely — slots for preschool-age children, but there is a desperate shortage for infant and toddler care.

DTF wants money seized in drug bust

June 20, 2006 Three people have been named defendants in two civil suits filed by the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, according to Independence County Circuit Court documents.

Machete found in car

June 20, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 24-year-old Cave City area man was arrested Sunday and charged with public intoxication, speeding, carrying a weapon and possession of an instrument of crime, Cave City Police Chie