Ark. parolees to be drug tested again

October 2, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas can once again conduct drug tests on its probationers and parolees, after agreeing to have some of the tests confirmed by an independent laboratory.

Scout jamboree slated

October 2, 2008 JONESBORO - Junior Girl Scouts are invited to attend the Junior Jamboree Weekend 2008 on Oct. 25 at Camp Crossed Arrows. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Maybelles to play in Mountain View

October 2, 2008 MOUNTAIN VIEW - The Maybelles, an Americana old-fashioned country trio, will be playing Oct. 8 at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View.

Religion Briefs

October 2, 2008 Special speaker to be at church New Faith Gospel Church will host a special speaker at 7 p.m. Saturday. Eddie Biggers will be the speaker. The church is located at 2550 E. Main St., Batesville.

Area Briefs

October 2, 2008 School to sell barbecue Eagle Mountain Health Wellness and International Studies Magnet will be selling barbecue lunches Friday.

Read for the Record is today at 6

October 2, 2008 Jumpstart's Read for the Record is a national campaign to encourage hundreds of thousands of children and adults to read the same book, "Corduroy," on the same day - today.