Family & Friends Briefs

August 28, 2008 Church dedication planned Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church will have a church dedication service at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Woman free on bond hit with more meth charges

August 28, 2008 SEARCY - A Bald Knob woman who was out on bond from an April methamphetamine charge was arrested again Tuesday at a different residence, north of Bald Knob, said Sgt.

Thefts, criminal mischief reported

August 28, 2008 Local authorities are investigating the theft of a riding lawn mower, damage to a truck tailgate and landscape shrubs from different locations across the county.

UA asks students, faculty to conserve power use

August 28, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is asking people on campus to use a little less power, as the school's electric bill is expected rise $1.2 million from last year.

Apartment manager reports money missing

August 28, 2008 A dead-bolted door wasn't enough to keep someone from getting into the storage area of a local apartment complex and making off with a large sum of cash, according to Deputy Mike Price with the Inde

Board to meet to discuss Hardin’s future

August 28, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The controversy surrounding a $300,000 bonus he received after urging a secret vote left University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin with a choice between his own future an

Concord edging away from distress

August 28, 2008 CONCORD - The Concord School District is still crunching numbers to see what its total savings will be compared to last term's expenditures, but Superintendent Mike Davidson is confident the distr

Wet, dry issue heads for ballot

August 28, 2008 Sharp County has been dry since 1946. The closest place to buy liquor in the northern part of the county is Thayer, Mo.