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2nd project under way at UACCB

A local college will soon have dual construction projects going up. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a new firefighter training/workforce training center to be located inside the old daycare building, which is located in the northeast corner of the campus, behind the library and next to a maintenance facility. Also being built on that end of campus is …

In Other News

Ethel Moxley to mark 98 years

MELBOURNE — Ethel Marie Moxley of Izard County will celebrate her 98th birthday Oct. 6. Born in 1916 to William …

Shamrock Community Cemetery meeting is Saturday

CHARLOTTE — An organizational meeting for the Shamrock Community Cemetery will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 1500 Shamrock …

Salem’s Old Main restoration to hold fundraising event

SALEM — The Old Main Schoolhouse in Salem will be the setting for an old-fashioned chili supper, pie auction, talent …

Barbecue, bake sale set for Saturday

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual barbecue and bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The church is …

Hoggard reunion announced

CAVE CITY — The Hoggard reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cave City First Baptist Church. A potluck …

‘Ab ARt’ to be on exhibit at Kresge Gallery

The Lyon College Kresge Gallery will host “Ab ARt,” an art exhibition featuring the work of contemporary artists from Arkansas …

News of Other Days

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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. …

Sports

BHS grad hopes to snap Junior Pioneer win streak

Coach Matt Gay returns home to Pioneer Stadium Thursday, but this time he’ll be on the opposing sideline as he …

SAU snaps Lyon’s volleyball win string

MAGNOLIA — NCAA Division II Southern Arkansas pulled away from a 1-1 tie Tuesday night to outlast the Lyon College …

Area cross country athletes shine at meet in Melbourne

MELBOURNE — One circulation area team won a Melbourne Bearkatz Cross Country Invitational title on Tuesday, and circulation area athletes …

Lady Bearkatz finish 6th in state golf

Southside, Melbourne and Izard County were each represented in Arkansas high school girls state golf tournaments Tuesday, and the Lady …

Junior Timberwolves targeting first-half perfection

The Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves will try to complete the first half of the football season unbeaten when they host …

Cavewomen improve to 5-4 in 4A-Northeast

CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen got above  .500 percent in 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball Tuesday by sweeping the Trumann …

Batesville blanks hosts in v-ball

FORREST CITY — Batesville dominated their 5A-East Conference hosts in volleyball Tuesday. The Lady Pioneers won 3-0 (25-8, 25-5, 25-7) …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 1 – Thursday, October 2, 2014.