Carnival activities scheduled

July 10, 2002 The 59th Annual Water Carnival promises to make a big splash in Batesville this year, Norma Story, carnival administrator and office manager for the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, said this m

Companies want protection from lawsuits

July 10, 2002 WASHINGTON (AP) - The companies making new homeland security devices, such as bomb detectors and biological weapon alarms, want the government to pick up the tab if their products fail and they are

City park problems addressed

July 10, 2002 They want something done now. Members of the Batesville City Council were in total agreement that something has to be done about problems at Riverside Park.

Hay show entry deadline announced

July 10, 2002 It's time for producers who want to enter the Independence County Hay Show to turn in samples of their hay to the County Extension Office. Samples will be accepted until Aug. 5.

False information for ID leads to arrest

July 9, 2002 Independence County authorities, acting on a complaint from workers at the state revenue office, arrested a Latino man Monday morning who allegedly gave a false address when applying for a state id

County makes pledge position clear

July 9, 2002 The Independence County Quorum Court made its position on the Pledge of Allegiance clear, and wants everyone to know it.