King: Midland should prosper

June 22, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District’s new superintendent, Lynn Roe King, doesn’t officially take over the job’s responsibilities from Dr.

Vondran’s time coming to an end

June 22, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — He’s talked about miracles before, and the patrons of the Midland School District wouldn’t be surprised if he walked on the waters of the pond behind the superinten

DTF wants money seized in drug bust

June 20, 2006 Three people have been named defendants in two civil suits filed by the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, according to Independence County Circuit Court documents.

Machete found in car

June 20, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 24-year-old Cave City area man was arrested Sunday and charged with public intoxication, speeding, carrying a weapon and possession of an instrument of crime, Cave City Police Chie

Jammed doors trap drivers

June 20, 2006 DESHA — Two people were rescued from their vehicles using the “jaws of life” following an accident in Desha Monday afternoon. 

Shortage reported

June 20, 2006 Independence County has enough — barely — slots for preschool-age children, but there is a desperate shortage for infant and toddler care.