Area Briefs

September 19, 2008 Cedar Ridge public report set NEWARK - The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school cafeteria at Newark, located at 1502 North Hill St.

Woman gets fake check

September 19, 2008 The check came in the mail, but it wasn't any good, according to a local woman who thought she had just gotten an educational grant.

Wanted man caught in Batesville

September 19, 2008 Stopped for no license plate on his car, a Batesville man was found to be a wanted man in Stone County.

Trial set for March 2009 against county sheriff

September 19, 2008 A date has been set to hear a case in which an Independence County man is suing Sheriff Keith Bowers and other county employees, alleging they kept him from taking his medication causing him to have a

County sees red, green

September 19, 2008 Red and green. These are the colors that Independence County is seeing as more residents choose to recycle.

Power restored

September 19, 2008 All Batesville network customers who were affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ike last weekend now have lights again, said Entergy Arkansas customer support manager Les Frensley.

Baseball Briefs

September 18, 2008 CHICAGO (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers starter Ben Sheets left his start against the Chicago Cubs after only two innings because of right forearm tightness.