King birthday celebrated

January 20, 2003 Hundreds of people, black and white, sat in the pews at Bethel African Episcopal Methodist Church in Batesville to celebrate the birthday of Dr.

Realtors hear about insurance, tort concerns

January 17, 2003 William Lacy, lawyer and director of the Property and Casualty Division of the Arkansas Insurance Department, Insurance Commission, in Little Rock, spoke about tort reform, insurance coverage and h

Legislators wrap up short week

January 17, 2003 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Legislation to trim core government spending by $49.1 million and raise the government's collection fees by $21.3 million has cleared the House.

Children learn about importance of nutrition

January 17, 2003 CUSHMAN - Sixth-grade students at Cushman Elementary School learned Tuesday to go easy on fats, oils and sweets and eat a variety of foods to get the nutrients they need.

Community Editor’s Note

January 16, 2003 EDITOR'S NOTE: Got an amusing or interesting tale to tell? Date with a different twist? Marriage proposal gone wrong? Wedding rehearsal or ceremony not as you planned? Honeymoon without the honey?

Thomas presents history of 1920s fiddler

January 16, 2003 A joint meeting of the Batesville Genealogical and Independence County Historical Societies is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday at Old Independence Regional Museum.

Stinson receives grant from Bach Society

January 16, 2003 Dr. Russell Stinson, the Brown Professor of Music at Lyon College, has received a William H. Scheide Research Grant from the American Bach Society.