Minimum wage increase to affect Cedar

September 3, 2008 NEWARK - Cedar Ridge School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Webb informed the board at its August meeting of the recent increase in the federal minimum wage.

Children learn to play African drums

September 3, 2008 Students entering first through sixth grades participated in a Summer Arts Program Aug. 11-15 provided by the Batesville Area Arts Council.

Chaplin for 39th Infantry Brigade dies

September 3, 2008 Chaplain Col. David McLemore, who served as a military chaplain with the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade, died Monday.


September 3, 2008 Garet Alan Garth

Famiyl & Friends Briefs

September 3, 2008 Church to have homecoming ANNIEVILLE - The Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Annieville will celebrate homecoming services on Sunday.

Arkansas alumni group presents funds to Rogers

September 3, 2008 The Independence County Chapter of the Arkansas Alumni Association has presented its 2008-09 scholarship to Cesiley N. Rogers, the daughter of Dedra and Mike Thompson and Dennis and Belinda Rogers.

Area Briefs

September 3, 2008 One killed in Stone Co. crash

Family flees Gustav

September 3, 2008 As 160-mph winds raged and unforgiving 15-foot floodwaters engulfed New Orleans, Roy and Uma Maggio watched helplessly from their 18th century home as Hurricane Katrina tore the world around them apar