Area bakers win awards at state fair

October 22, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - A Newark woman has been named among the winners of the Open Baked Foods Competition at the Arkansas State Fair.

Trail of Lights brochures now available

October 22, 2008 The leaves have just started to change into their fall colors and it's time to plan for Christmas. The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights brochure for 2008 is now available.

Area Briefs

October 22, 2008 Old Independence museum to host Homeschool Day

Stolen saddles recovered with annoymous tip

October 22, 2008 A citizen's tip has led to the recovery of several pieces of equestrian gear stolen from the Moody Barns in Pleasant Plains on Sept. 23, according to Pleasant Plains Marshall Matt Thomas.

Couple found shot in home

October 22, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - Two people were found dead in their Pleasant Plains home Tuesday.

Ministry to open doors to public, host fundraiser

October 22, 2008 Almost three months after opening its doors to its first resident, Luke 4:18 Ministries, a place of spiritual healing for women with addictions, will open its doors to the public.

Sports Briefs

October 21, 2008 Golf SAN DIEGO (AP) - Four months after his epic U.S. Open victory, Tiger Woods returned to Torrey Pines on Monday without a limp - or his own golf clubs.