Area Briefs

July 1, 2008 VA plans two free-standing outpatient clinics for Arkansas

Closings announced for July 4 holiday

July 1, 2008 Local closings for Independence Day on Friday are announced. All city offices will be closed. All city trash pickup will be picked up as usual.

Family & Friends Briefs

July 1, 2008 Fish, chicken to be served HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN - Serving time is 3-7 p.m. Friday for the fish/chicken dinner at the Hutchinson Mountain Community Center.

Boaters should think ‘safety first’

July 1, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Family picnics, fireworks and being on the water all are things associated with the Fourth of July, but according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, one more thing should be add

9-year-old recognized

July 1, 2008 When most 9-year-olds would rather be spending their summer outside with friends, watching television or being lazy, the same can't be said for Brittany Scrivner, who would rather be playing dominoe

Local bank is thinking green

July 1, 2008 These days, recycling is more important than ever, and one local bank is helping to promote it. Citizens Bank donated 1,200 green recycling bins to the Independence County Recycling Center this week.