Social Security benefits going up

October 16, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security benefits for 50 million people will be go up 5.8 percent next year, the largest increase in more than a quarter century.

Restaurant, home burglarized

October 16, 2008 Some electronics were stolen when a Batesville restaurant was burglarized early Tuesday morning.

Silent auction to aid firefighters

October 16, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - In order to upgrade its current radio system, the Southside Fire Department will be holding a chili supper and silent auction fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Oct.

Work on Concord center progresses

October 16, 2008 CONCORD - The Concord City Council on Monday commended Esther Thomas, who has been landscaping outside the community center without pay, Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit said.

High-security research labs not so high security

October 16, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Intruders could easily break into two U.S. laboratories where researchers handle some of the world's deadliest germs, according to congressional investigators.

Club News

October 16, 2008 Xi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma