McLean seeks second term

February 23, 2006 James McLean today announced his intention to run for re-election to the Independence County Quorum Court as District 11 justice of the peace.

Updated city map looms on horizon

February 23, 2006 A fully updated city map has countless possibilities when it comes to planning and developing, say officials who are excited about its potential.

‘Oak Bluff School Story’ released

February 22, 2006 OAK BLUFF — A new book, “The Oak Bluff School Story,” will be available by this weekend, William E. Coe, author of the 303-page book, said.

Vision becomes reality

February 22, 2006 Dreams do come true.  Monday, NASCAR driver Mark Martin’s dream will become a reality when he opens the door to his new Ford dealership, located in Southside.

Man braves cold to deliver message

February 21, 2006 “I don’t know if I can put it in words you can print,” said Dennis Sanders, warming his icy, calloused hands by blowing into them then rubbing them together.