‘Suspect’ dies

January 11, 2006 ASH FLAT — A man authorities in Izard and Sharp counties describe as “a person of interest” in a murder case has died.

Three new banks open, GDX adds line in 2005

January 11, 2006 In 2005, three new banks and several retail businesses started up in Batesville, Eastman laid off 89 employees, GDX added a new line, construction began on a new Mark Martin Ford dealership/museum and

Planners hear truck complaint

January 11, 2006 A snack food truck parked at a Batesville residence has some neighbors seeing red — now they want the city to act.

Driver loses control, 1 injured

January 11, 2006 One person was injured and another was cited for careless driving and no insurance following a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. 

Southside to ask for state money

January 11, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Addressing a short agenda, the Southside School Board requested Superintendent Dan Foley to ask for state assistance in constructing a new elementary school for the district.

Lyon hosts juried student art exhibition

January 11, 2006 Student artists from Lyon College recently faced a one-man jury at the Kresge Gallery, and he found them all guilty of possessing large amounts of talent and inspiration.

Tax ends

January 11, 2006 ASH FLAT — Sharp County justices learned Monday that the construction loan for the courthouse annex was paid off Jan. 3, two years early, saving the county $14,596 in interest. 

Driver concerned over cold toddlers

January 10, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 25-year-old Cave City man was cited on two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor after two children, ages 1 and 3, were found in front of his house shivering, barefoot and w