Man accused of stabbing wife

November 9, 2006 A Southside man remains in jail for allegedly stabbing his wife during a domestic disturbance Wednesday night, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Local group helps fund missionary

November 9, 2006 Dr. Roberta Bustin returned to Romania — a country due to join the European Union in January 2007 — but not before she presented a slide show to the Batesville Rotary Club.

Christmas Brings Hope under way

November 9, 2006 For 20 years, a group of people have set out to provide a little hope during the holiday season to those less fortunate.

Batesville grading system goes online

November 9, 2006 Soon Batesville parents will no longer need to worry about their child’s report card getting “lost” on the way home.

Veterans Day programs set

November 9, 2006 Several Veterans Day observances will take place in the Batesville trade area, including the dedication of a $250,000 memorial on Nix Ridge Road adjacent to the Ash Flat Ball Park.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

November 9, 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.

Izard reports battery, other arrests

November 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department has made two separate arrests recently for battery, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Sharp voting machines have problems

November 8, 2006 ASH FLAT — Delay was winning the Sharp County election most of the evening Tuesday. No, not Gunner Delay, the GOP candidate for state attorney general.

service news

November 8, 2006 Army Private Casey Dismuke has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.