Man pleads to tax-fraud conspiracy

October 9, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - A scheme to allow tax frauds to keep their money below the radar of federal tax authorities has resulted in a guilty plea by a Berryville man to a charge of tax-fraud conspiracy,

Arkansas officials campaigning for flu vaccination

October 9, 2008 By Chuck Bartels Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Public health officials hope this flu season to limit the spread of the virus and save more lives by vaccinating young people.

Fan use linked to lower risk of SIDS

October 9, 2008 CHICAGO (AP) - Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies, researchers reported Monday.

AIG gets $37B loan

October 9, 2008 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday agreed to provide insurance giant American International Group Inc.

Lawmakers begin fall budget hearings

October 9, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Lawmakers began fall budget hearings Tuesday with questions remaining over how the nation's financial crisis will affect the state's coffers and uncertainty over Gov.

Davis Lane man charged with domestic battery

October 9, 2008 A call to police about a man beating a woman at a trailer court on Davis Lane around noon Wednesday resulted in 30-year-old Jose Antonio Sanchez going to jail.

Family & Friends Briefs

October 9, 2008 Gourd Art Workshop planned A Gourd Art Workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the Batesville Area Art Gallery, located at 246 Main St.