Board member retires

July 20, 2006 Though he will probably best be remembered for putting wheels under Independence County, no biography of automobile dealer Stanley Wood would be complete without a chapter on his contributions to high

Officials work to correct errors

July 19, 2006 NEWARK — In an effort to educate the public about the need for a millage increase, Cedar Ridge school officials are having to educate themselves.

Project sees lone bidder

July 19, 2006 When it came time to open bids Tuesday afternoon for the repair of an abutment of White River Dam No. 3, in conjunction with a hydroelectric project, only one bid was on the table. 

2,000 attend fair despite weather

July 19, 2006 Hand-held fans were a hot item Tuesday among the estimated 2,000 people attending the first full day of the Independence County Fair.

County assessor works on GIS system

July 18, 2006 MELBOURNE — Justices of the peace in Izard County approved $5,000 to provide a helping hand with geographic information systems in Assessor Tammy Sanders’ office, and she couldn’t be

School choice issue addressed by Hall

July 18, 2006 The Batesville School Board addressed some patrons’ concerns, tied up some loose ends and unveiled some flare Monday during its regular meeting.