MIdland officials speak with community leaders

February 6, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — As the Friends of Midland: Save Our School fund-raising group has reached $365,273, it has already began work on plans it will present to the state school board, if the distric

Taekwondo students donate funds

February 3, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School District Taekwondo class, including students of the after-school class, expressed their school spirit by giving $1,700 to the Friends of Midland: Save Our Sc

SOS efforts continue

February 3, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Friends of Midland: Save Our School fund-raising group has now raised more than $330,000 in an effort to pay off the Midland School District’s debt and keep the schoo

Driver cited after accident

February 3, 2006 Three local teens were taken to White River Medical Center Thursday afternoon after their Chevrolet S-10 pickup ran off the road and into a water filled ditch near Bethesda. 

Wreck claims one life

February 2, 2006 One man died and another moved to safety following a fiery head-on crash this morning on Highway 25 atop Brock Mountain near the Cleburne County line. 

Agency raises $302,794 so far in 2005 campaign

February 2, 2006 The United Way of Independence County hasn’t met its 2005 campaign goal of $350,000, but that doesn’t mean the agency has stopped its fund-raising efforts.