Charges filed in missing copper case

August 26, 2008 Cooperation of a local scrap yard following the theft of copper power lines led to the arrest of a Batesville man on felony theft charges, according to Independence County Detective Brent Everett.

Electrical wire theft reported

August 26, 2008 Police are looking for a suspect in the theft of a large quantity of electrical wire taken from Entergy power poles and sold for scrap.

Officer called over domestic

August 26, 2008 After a night of drinking at a local biker club, a Batesville woman said her boyfriend became upset at her and they got into a fight while sitting in the drive-through lane of a local eatery.

Club News

August 26, 2008 Bethesda EHC BETHESDA - Sight, sound, taste, smell, touch.

Family & Friends Briefs

August 26, 2008 Brooks family to have gathering The annual Brooks family reunion will be Sunday at the pavilion closest to the dam at Riverside Park in Batesville. A potluck will be served.

SR woman to celebrate 80th b-day

August 26, 2008 CAVE CITY - Margaret Carter of Cave City will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sulphur Rock Community Building.

Van-Dells to perform at Newport

August 26, 2008 NEWPORT - The first concert of the 2008-09 Patron Series by The Van-Dells will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Center for the Arts on the campus of Arkansas State University-Newport.

Area Briefs

August 26, 2008 Tuckerman man gets $20K fine LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A Tuckerman man has been sentenced to two years probation and fined $20,000 for threatening to shoot a U.S. Fish and Wildlife officer.

Lyon opens new disc golf course

August 26, 2008 Walking across the Lyon College campus, one might notice a few additions scattered across the landscape in the form of 18 numbered, yellow-topped metal baskets.