Health Brief

October 17, 2008 Health fair announced Rolling Hills Nursing Center is inviting local businesses to participate in a health fair Oct. 22.

Flu shots recommendations given

October 17, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Flu season is almost here in Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Health reminds you that the best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu is to get vaccinated.

Experts question benefit of school time-out rooms

October 17, 2008 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - After failing to finish a reading assignment, 8-year-old Isabel Loeffler was sent to the school's time-out room - a converted storage area under a staircase - where she

Tony-winning Edie Adams dies

October 17, 2008 LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress and singer Edie Adams, the blonde beauty who won a Tony Award for bringing Daisy Mae to life on Broadway and who played the television foil to her husband, comedian Ernie

Family & Friends Briefs

October 17, 2008 Ozarka offers free GED classes MELBOURNE - Ozarka College will offer several free GED classes at the following locations:


October 17, 2008 Randy Wayne Churchill

Area Briefs

October 17, 2008 Early voting begins Monday Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election begins Monday in the county clerk's office in the Independence County Courthouse.