Economic developer gives pointers to Rotary

February 20, 2008 Batesville is refocusing on attracting retail and industry into the city, and with Marion being similar in many ways including population, its director of economic development, Kay Brockwell, shared i

Scrappers work

February 20, 2008 Two Batesville residents are under investigation for allegedly stealing metal from a local school and a railroad yard to sell for scrap.

Four arrested for drugs

February 20, 2008 SEARCY - White County sheriff's investigators made four drug arrests in three days, Cpl. Greg Coney said.

Funeral home, other thefts reported

February 20, 2008 An undisclosed amount of money was taken in a burglary Monday night at the Willis-Hays Funeral Home in Batesville, according to Independence County authorities.

Cave City man faces burglary, theft charges

February 20, 2008 ASH FLAT - Joseph Lyons of Cave City has been charged in Sharp County Circuit Court with two felonies for allegedly stealing $4,000 worth of tobacco products on Jan.

Cleanup continues

February 20, 2008 MELBOURNE - Forty-seven structures were totally destroyed when tornadoes cut a path through Izard County Feb. 5.

Hospital in recovery

February 20, 2008 A crystal vase sitting alone on the deserted receptionist desk. The training mannequin from the nursing students lab. The handmade stained glass window from the chapel.

School targeted

February 20, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Cushman School District may not have but a year and a half left as its own entity.