Grand, reserve champs named at fair

October 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - The North Central District Fair Halter Horse Show was held Sept. 23 in Melbourne with 58 entries, according to a report from Nancy Orr, publicist.

Humane Society still offering low-cost neutering

October 1, 2008 The Humane Society of Independence County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping animals in the county, wants to remind individuals that it still has grant money available to help spay/neuter

2 charged with theft of jewelry

October 1, 2008 A Batesville couple has been charged with felony theft after they reportedly pawned stolen rings in front of a plainclothes cop.

Home burglary leads to charges

October 1, 2008 Felony charges of residential burglary and theft of property have been filed in the Independence County circuit court against a Sulphur Rock man and woman, according to an affidavit by Independence Co

Misskelley lawyer supports new trial

October 1, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - A lawyer in 1994 for one of three youths accused of killing three West Memphis 8-year-olds says the judge who presided over his client's trial - and is now presiding over a hear

College Briefs

October 1, 2008 San Antonio - Air Force Airman Ross A. Flood has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.