Emerson Drive to perform

September 25, 2008 Melbourne - The Ozarka College Foundation Board will present the Country Music Association-nominated Vocal Group for 2008, Emerson Drive.

Family & Friends Briefs

September 25, 2008 Medicine seminar scheduled A free informational seminar, "Medicines in Your Home," will be presented at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Independence County Extension office in Batesville.

Club News

September 25, 2008 Foxy Ladies, Red Hat Society The Foxy Ladies of White River Red Hat Society met Sept. 16 at the Batesville Country Club.

Area Briefs

September 25, 2008 Writer to speak at Lyon Award-winning writer Lia Purpura will be at Lyon College as part of the Visiting Writers Series. Purpura will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Bevens Music Room.

Banks get 5-star rating

September 25, 2008 With so much bad news about the current economic crisis and the soundness of financial institutions being a concern, recognition of outstanding performance from one of the nation's leading bank rati

Ruling expected on wet-dry

September 25, 2008 ASH FLAT - Three of the most central figures in Sharp County's wet-dry issue took the stand Wednesday in a civil trial to determine whether the question will be put to voters in November.

Rockin’ on Front Street: Tribute to Bob Kind set

September 25, 2008 NEWPORT - Front Street in Newport will be rockin' with 1950s style rockabilly music from 2-10 p.m. Saturday, according Henry Boyce, organizer of the 11th annual Depot Days festival.

NFL Briefs

September 24, 2008 HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Texans plan to play their home opener at hurricane damaged Reliant Stadium on Oct. 5.