Man accused of selling stolen gas

June 26, 2008 A man who allegedly used a company gas card to buy and sell gasoline and diesel has been charged with 23 counts of credit card fraud, according to an affidavit filed with the Independence County Circu

39th measures success by the gallon

June 26, 2008 Baghdad, Iraq - In an ironic contradiction, sweat beads form on the forehead of a soldier as he walks the dirt road with several Iraqi children in tow.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 26, 2008 School reunion set The Concord School Reunion will be held Saturday at the Concord Cafeteria. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6.

Harding professor, students ‘RockOn!’ with NASA

June 26, 2008 SEARCY - Harding University chemistry professor Ed Wilson and three of his students are among university faculty and students from across the country participating in "RockOn!" with NASA during

Area Briefs

June 26, 2008 Jonesboro to get 120 jobs JONESBORO (AP) - A Virginia-based company says it will build a call center in Jonesboro, creating 120 jobs.

Fake $100 bill leads to arrest

June 26, 2008 Possession of a fake $100 bill, a glass smoking pipe and marijuana, as well as being armed with a police baton and "attitude," led to a Batesville woman going to jail Friday afternoon, according t

Demolition bids to be considered

June 26, 2008 CAVE CITY - The Cave City School Board will consider bids for the demolition of two buildings and for site preparation work on a multi-purpose field when it meets at 7 p.m.