Apparent suicide investigated

October 11, 2006 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department responded Sunday to an apparent suicide, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Water connection fees increased

October 11, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — During a regular meeting Tuesday, the Southside Public Water Authority board voted to increase water connection fees.

Cycling through

October 11, 2006 MELBOURNE — Takeshi Fujiyoshi is traveling by bicycle across two continents. 

Students injured in bus accident

October 11, 2006 LYNN ­­­­­— Eight students were injured when a Hillcrest school bus went off the road and flipped into a utility pole at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Lawrence County.

Burglary suspect formally charged

October 10, 2006 A suspect in several burglaries at Fred’s Fish House is in jail and being formally charged with commercial burglary following a traffic stop early Sunday.

Festival includes 1974 movie filmed on location

October 10, 2006 CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Fall Festival will be from noon to Saturday at Rand Park and will be fun for the whole family, according to Kedra Sugg, one of the organizers.