Lyon completes renovations

August 7, 2008 The hundreds of students who roam the Lyon College campus may be absent during the summer, but the campus is far from a ghost town.

Man charged for using brass knuckles in fight

August 7, 2008 The alleged use of brass knuckles in a fight has led to an arrest warrant for Francis Paul Ciamaricone III, 21, of 939 Wish St., Pleasant Plains, according to a circuit court affidavit filed by Indepe

Retailers report mixed sales results in July

August 7, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - The outlook for the back-to-school shopping season seemed grim today, as retailers' July sales reports showed an increasing shift toward buying necessities like food and household

Judsonia woman faces theft, forgery charges

August 7, 2008 A warrant has been issued for a Judsonia woman accused of using deceptive means to bilk Regions Bank of Batesville out of $3,000, according to an affidavit filed in the Independence County Circuit Cou

Area Briefs

August 7, 2008 Helicopter to visit festival

Woman sprays bullets at intruder

August 7, 2008 OIL TROUGH - When 61-year-old Judy Moore looked up from her chair and saw an armed intruder staring at her from the doorway, her reflexes took over.

Pastor finds victim

August 7, 2008 CUSHMAN - Kelli Martin and her 14-year-old daughter were about to leave Wednesday morning when Martin said she had to go to the bathroom.