Lyon Pipe Band to compete at world championship

March 23, 2006 When more than 200 pipe bands from across the world gather in Scotland this summer to compete for the world championships, Lyon College’s band will be there working to make their third trip the

Delta Blues Symposium set

March 23, 2006 JONESBORO — “Delta Diversity” provides the theme for this year’s Delta Blues Symposium, the 12th annual conference which brings together scholars, students, performers and arti

Gloria Farley dies

March 23, 2006 In February of 1950, about a month before I was born, Gloria Farley was scrambling around on Poteau Mountain above her hometown of Heavener, Okla., trying to rediscover a 12-foot tall “standing

Candidates file for office

March 23, 2006 A number of races has developed as candidates file for political offices in Independence County, according to information from the county clerk’s office.

Woman accused of trying to smother daughter

March 23, 2006 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A woman whose daughter was at Arkansas Children’s Hospital attempted to kill the child by smothering her, but hospital workers intervened after witnessing the attempt, p

Wanted Independence Co. S.O.

March 22, 2006 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

14 candidates file for offices

March 22, 2006 ASH FLAT — A race for Sharp County judge officially got under way Thursday, the first day to file for political offices, as former justices of the peace Larry Brown of Cave City and Marc Goings

Hardy cemetery dating to 1888 added to list

March 22, 2006 LITTLE ROCK — Another historic site in Hardy has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties, Ken Grunewald,