JULY 8, 2006
Brig. Gen. Kip L. Self (left) salutes incoming commander Col. Scott C. Lockard as outgoing commander Col. John A. Starkey (right) looks on at the 314th Mission Support Group change-of-command ceremony Wednesday. CMSgt. Kenneth McTague holds the flag.
Change of Command
IN SHORT: Col. Lockard takes over command of the 314th Mission Support Group at Little Rock Air Force Base from Col. Starkey during a ceremony Wednesday.
Suspect arrested for two killings
IN SHORT: Jacksonville man waives extradition in the recent slayings of a father and son. [FULL
More water to flow
IN SHORT: Jacksonville is paying $6.7 million for a line from Little Rock, including $2 million for a water tower here. [FULL
Band high steps in Washington
IN SHORT: Cabot High School Band marched and played before a national audience during the national Independence Day Parade down Constitution Avenue in the U.S. capital.
Animals will soon get new shelter
IN SHORT: City employees are pitching in to get the facility ready for its July 17 opening. [FULL
Wife charged in murder of husband
IN SHORT: A week after celebrating her 53rd birthday, a Sherwood woman is in jail charged in the shooting death of her husband. [FULL
Sylvan Hills Blake Rix hits a fielder’s choice that results in a Bruins’ run in the bottom of the second inning during SH’s 10-2 rout of Greenbrier.
'A' Bruins breeze past Greenbrier
IN SHORT: Sylvan Hills’ class A team cruised through the first round of their zone tournament Thursday night, beating Greenbrier 10-2 and advancing to the second round.[FULL
Double-dip split for Cabot and Conway
IN SHORT: The Home Depot team shared a pair of games with Conway Wednesday night at Wade Field. [FULL
Jacksonville high getting big, new scoreboard
IN SHORT: Jan Crow Stadium is undergoing a facelift this summer. A new jumbo-tron scoreboard will accompany improvements to the press box and visitors side bleachers for the fall. [FULL
Summer no time of resting for Heath
IN SHORT: While Arkansas’ football staff squeezes the last rest it will get before next week starting the 24/7 grind preparing for the August preseason, Razorback basketball coach Stan Heath and staff doubly launch into recruiting full bore. [FULL