Women lead in bacteria

November 4, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies. A new study found that women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men do.

Unprepared voters cause lines, delays

November 4, 2008 A few early voters this morning started encountering long lines as unprepared voters waited until they got to the voting machines to read about amendments, according to one Independence County electio

Family & Friends Briefs

November 4, 2008 Bethesda church to hold event BETHESDA - Bethesda Campground Methodist Church will have its annual fall bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Club News

November 4, 2008 Albert Sidney Johnston chapter, UDC The Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #135, United Daughters of the Confederacy, met at the Batesville Country Club for its October meeting.

Woman reports hit-and-run, arrested

November 4, 2008 If your driver's license is suspended, you may not want to call and report a hit-and-run, as one Batesville woman found out Monday after she was arrested and taken to jail.

Area Briefs

November 4, 2008 School to honor veterans

Veterans event is Saturday

November 4, 2008 CHARLOTTE - John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte will host its third annual Veterans Day appreciation dinner Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.