Area Briefs

August 13, 2008 Cave City to have open house CAVE CITY - Cave City School District will have open house from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at all campuses. Teachers will be in their classrooms.

Craft school offers training

August 13, 2008 Mountain View - Ozarka College in Mountain View recently hosted the first in a series of training programs for artisans offered by the Arkansas Craft School.

Caught on tape, two charged with theft

August 13, 2008 Videotape of a man returning a camera, reportedly purchased with a stolen gift card, to Walmart has led to felony charges against two Batesville women, according to an affidavit filed with the Indepen

Second half of year looking better for Sharp County

August 13, 2008 ASH FLAT - After 70 mile-per-hour straight line wind damage, an extremely strong tornado, two serious floods and outrageous fuel prices earlier this year, maybe things are finally looking up for Sh

Accused rapist pleads not guilty

August 13, 2008 Accused of raping an 8-year-old boy, a Batesville man entered a plea of not guilty during an appearance in Independence County Circuit Court Tuesday.

Batesville lands new factory

August 13, 2008 Independence County is getting a new industry that will eventually bring almost 400 jobs to the area.

Olympic Briefs

August 12, 2008 BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James and his teammates easily shoved Angola aside. Now come the teams that can push back.

Hoskins earns master’s

August 12, 2008 Daniel Hoskins, a 1981 graduate of Batesville High School, has been awarded a master of arts from the William Carey International University Graduate School of Pasadena, Calif.

Ozarka announces lists

August 12, 2008 Melbourne - One hundred seventy-nine full-time students qualified for the President's List at Ozarka College for the spring semester. This included 102 with 4.0 grade point averages.