A Newark man is no longer listed with police as a missing person, thanks to a Batesville Daily Guard reader, Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Mundy said this morning.
“I got a call Tuesday afternoon from a lady who said she had just read the story in the newspaper about Ralph Mole being missing,” Mundy said.
CHARLOTTE — A building on the former Cord-Charlotte High School campus could be one day used as a museum.
Mark Gipson, principal of the Cord-Charlotte Elementary School, which is part of the Cedar Ridge district serving grades K-6, said the Cedar Ridge School Board has agreed to let the Cord-Charlotte Alumni Association lease the old Works Progress Administration building.
Plans are to restore and preserve from the former school districts and communities in the Bayou Delta area and house exhibits in the Bayou Dota Academy Museum.
NEWPORT — Cave City’s Don Stitcher found his way back to the top of the podium after winning the foot brake division at Speedy’s Newport Dragway on Sunday.
Stitcher got down the strip quicker than Chris Files. Bill Smith was third.
In the street division, Gary Spicer took the top spot with Mark Simpson and Marty McBride in tow.
Additional information from Speedy’s was not available.
On Saturday, Stitcher finished sixth at Dyersburg, Tenn.
The Batesville Women’s Bowling Association will host its fall meeting Monday at Hollywood Bowl, announced Yvonne Satterwhite.
All members, non-members and anyone interested in bowling and having fun are invited to attend, Satterwhite said. The meeting is to begin at 6 p.m.
MELBOURNE — Space is still available for anyone in grades kindergarten through seventh wanting to attend a basketball camp here next week, said Melbourne Coach Mike Watson.
The Bearkatz Basketball: Elementary All-Star Camp is set for Aug. 4-6. Kindergarten through third-grade campers will register beginning at 7:30 on Aug. 4. Fourth- through seventh-graders will register beginning at 9 the same morning.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The team of Junior Byford-Joann Burgess-Josh Everheart-Helen Chaffin shot a 14-under-par 58 to win the Tommy Bolt Memorial Golf Tournament here Saturday at the South Course.
The teams of Randy Curler-Patricia Kimball-Glen Mitchell-Ed Hardison and Matt Modelevsky-Matt Haustein-Bart Barton-Elbert Frazier tied for second with 61s.
Listed below are the top three teams in the remaining flights:
LITTLE ROCK — Dressed in a collared shirt and shorts, Joe Ferguson walked easily across the room, then treated himself to a bite to eat before a celebrity golf event.
Forget golf. Right now, the former quarterback looks strong enough to step on the football field and throw a few long passes.
It’s hard to believe this is the same person who was fighting for his life early last year. After bouts with lymphoma and leukemia, generating support from fans all over the world, Ferguson is feeling good these days and is almost casual when discussing his health.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The state’s only medical school and the city zoo have agreed on a proposal for vacant Ray Winder Field that would allow both of them to expand.
Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola explained at a news conference Monday that the plan calls for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to receive the city’s half of the 7.2-acre ballpark, while the Little Rock Zoo would receive a parking lot immediately to the east. The school and zoo each had submitted proposals for the land.
LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock Tours recently debuted two new “Arkansas Buses,” which feature custom wraps of colorful Arkansas tourism destination photos.
The participating businesses are the cities of Little Rock, North Little Rock and Fort Smith, plus Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.
CAVE CITY — Customers of Anna’s Haircare in Cave City can now visit Anna Beams and her staff at their new location, 309 N. Main St., Suite A.
Beams said recently that the move to the new location allowed her to add two new staff members, Taalyn James with eight years experience as a stylist, and Sarah Musick, who has been a nail technician for two years.
They join the staff of Beams, 12 years experience, and Jeanette Turner with 24 years as a stylist.