Family & Friends briefs

October 6, 2008 Area girls awarded Two area girls have received pageant awards, according to a news release.


October 6, 2008 Shania Nicole Farris

Area Briefs

October 6, 2008 Fla. man arrested in Arkansas for Internet stalking of child

Vital Link leads aid to Louisiana

October 6, 2008 Vital Link Emergency Medical Service was activated recently and performed leadership roles in the Arkansas emergency management interstate assistance provided to Louisiana, according to Myra Looney Wo

Wet-dry ruling to be appealed

October 6, 2008 ASH FLAT - A notice of appeal was filed Friday in Sharp County Circuit Court concerning the ruling taking the wet-dry issue off the November ballot.

Widow loses after appeal

October 6, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The state Supreme Court recently overturned an Independence County Circuit Court decision that means Health Resources of Arkansas will get to keep almost $100,000 claimed by Fran Flene

Cycling Briefs

October 3, 2008 MADRID, Spain (AP) - Operation Puerto, cycling's biggest doping investigation, has been shut down without a single conviction.