Carnegie Hall bound

January 3, 2008 NEWARK — In just a few weeks, Andrea Steward is going to do something few others get the chance to do: Sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. 

Hitchhiker drives instead of rides

January 3, 2008 An early Tuesday morning duck hunting trip went wrong when the hunter offered a ride to the wrong person and was reportedly mugged.

Death believed homicide

January 2, 2008 Investigators in Independence County are beginning the new year with a homicide investigation.

Woman dies in crash

January 2, 2008 Investigators believe the death of a Batesville woman may have resulted from a drop in her blood sugar.

City hoping to balance 2007 budget

January 2, 2008 Sales tax has been down this year, and while Batesville officials are hoping the city’s bottom line continues to hold up, they are mindful that all the bills have yet to be paid.

Military funeral is Friday

January 2, 2008 Before members of the Arkansas National Guard depart Monday for additional training in Mississippi, they will be attending a funeral service with full military honors. 

Arson suspected

January 1, 2008 The botched arson of a house at Highway 167 and Antioch Road Monday morning has prompted more questions than answers.