Fouke mayor worried about town’s rep

September 22, 2008 FOUKE (AP) -­ Fouke Mayor Terry Purvis said there had been complaints about the Alamo ministry since Tony Alamo arrived in town in the late 1990s.

Feds raid Tony Alamo compound in SW Ark.

September 22, 2008 FOUKE (AP) - State and federal authorities are conducting their own investigations into possible sexual abuse of minors at the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries complex in southwestern Arkansas, and s

Dog brings child’s foot to Ala. home

September 22, 2008 RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police say a dog in northwest Alabama dug up a child's severed foot - and an investigation is under way to find the child.

Inmate on furlough found dead

September 22, 2008 NASHVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A state prisoner accused of shooting two people while on a weekend furlough has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

FBI searches apartment in Palin hacking case

September 22, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI searched the residence of the son of a Democratic state lawmaker in Tennessee over the weekend looking for evidence linking the young man to the hacking of Republican vice


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Family & Friends Briefs

September 22, 2008 EHC fall meeting announced The Independence County Extension Homemakers Autumn Council meeting will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at the Extension Office located on Myers Street.

Harris Hospital nets recognition

September 22, 2008 Newport - Harris Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory

Area Briefs

September 22, 2008 Cave City's annual report set CAVE CITY - The Cave City School Board will meet tonight following the school's annual report to the public, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Higher ed enrollment sets another record for fall ’08

September 22, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - More people are attending Arkansas colleges and universities than ever, as the state Department of Higher Education has announced a record-setting enrollment of more than 155,549 stude