Lyon listed one of nation's best

September 7, 2001 Lyon College has joined the ranks of the nation's top liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual ranking of higher education institutions, according to a news release.

Rezoning tops agenda for Monday

September 7, 2001 Requests for rezoning several properties top the agenda at Monday's Batesville Planning Commission meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

Four sentenced in court

September 7, 2001 Four persons were sentenced by Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp in Independence County court Thursday after entering into plea bargains.

Batesville discusses ethics bill

September 7, 2001 Three Batesville School Board members met in a special in-service at noon Wednesday to discuss Act 1599, also known as the ethics bill.

75 attend public meeting at Evening Shade School

September 7, 2001 EVENING SHADE - Approximately 75 patrons attending Evening Shade School's annual report to the public Thursday were told the school meets all state requirements and is fully accredited, said Superi

FOI Act produces Garcia documents

September 7, 2001 Avelardo "Abe" Garcia will be a full-time firefighter with the Batesville Fire Department for one year - no more, no less - according to the discrimination settlement between him and the City of Ba

Court handles 17 cases

September 5, 2001 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - The Cherokee Village Municipal Court handled 17 cases involving 12 defendants during August, according to a monthly report. Kevin King of Hardy is the municipal judge.

Training session planned for foster grandparents

September 5, 2001 Independence County foster grandparents will have a training session beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday at Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus.