Melbourne man dies in accident

June 19, 2006 HARRISON — A Melbourne man died after his motorcycle was struck by an overturning vehicle Saturday morning.

Doug Stone, Ricochet to headline fair

June 19, 2006 Doug Stone, Ricochet, Sonny Burgess & the Pacers, Scott Davis the magician and Jamey Johnson top the entertainment list for the Independence County Fair, which begins July 17 and continues through

Soldier reports identity thefts

June 16, 2006 While on duty in Iraq, a Batesville soldier has reported a financial identity theft, saying his information was used to purchase more than $3,000 in merchandise from online Internet stores.

$500,000 bond set

June 16, 2006 A rape suspect is being sought by Independence County authorities and sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help. 

Cox Cable sells to Suddenlink

June 16, 2006 Former Cox Cable customers in Batesville and the surrounding area are now being served by Suddenlink following the sale of Cox to Cebridge Connections and the rebranding of the company as Suddenlink C

Media barred from hearing

June 16, 2006 ASH FLAT — A court hearing of an accused murderer was kept secret Tuesday when a district judge barred media from the proceedings.