Professor publishes book

May 10, 2006 A Lyon College art professor replaced his brushes with a pen long enough to write a new book about his series of paintings inspired by his wife’s courageous battle with cancer.

Meetings to be aired

May 10, 2006 Batesville residents will soon get a front row pass to see firsthand what their government is doing.

Tornado victims get aid from Lyon

May 10, 2006 The Lyon College Athletic Department took to the field April 9, but instead of playing games, they fed the residents of a town left devastated in the wake of a killer tornado.

Midland gets good report card

May 10, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — Acting Superintendent Dr. Charles Vondran had some words of encouragement for the more than 60 patrons who attended a meeting at Midland High School Tuesday.

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office

May 10, 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.

Southside commencement set for Thursday

May 9, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School will have its graduation at 7 p.m. Thursday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

Money order scam reported

May 9, 2006 Suspicious that he was singled out to receive $3,800 in Western Union Money Orders from a company in Nigeria, an Independence County man went to the sheriff’s office with his concerns Friday

Mountain Home man faces felony charge

May 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — A Mountain Home man has been formally charged with sexual assault in the second degree following an investigation by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department, according to Sher

Arrests reported

May 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — Arrests have been made following the April 29 breaking and entering of a house on Knob Creek Road near Melbourne, according to the Izard County Sheriff’s Office.