WALNUT RIDGE — One of Lawrence County’s “most wanted” was captured Thursday in an attic and returned to the county jail in Walnut Ridge, said Sheriff Jody Dotson.
Joshua Carson, 26, of Hoxie was arrested on a revocation of probation warrant for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
When Rickey Lynn Huskey heard his dogs barking and got up to investigate, he found someone had been in the process of breaking into his home.
Huskey told Deputy Michael Calendar that he heard the dogs barking about 4 a.m. Monday, but when he went outside his home on Nelly Belle Lane, in the Pleasant Plains area, to check on them he didn’t see anyone around.
After first telling police that he was a passenger because he was drunk and he didn’t know who was driving his truck, a Paragould man later called police and recanted his story.
Deputy Andrew Rogers said he was dispatched to the wreck of a pickup truck on the Moorefield cutoff shortly after midnight Friday morning where he spoke with the only person at the scene, 26-year-old John A. Baker whose driver’s license showed a Paragould address.
Folk musicians Sara Grey and Kieron Means will perform traditional Celtic folk music and present a lecture on the topic Thursday at Lyon College.
The lecture will be at 2:30 p.m. in Bevens Music Room. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m., also in Bevens. Both events are free and open to the public.
Rachel Stinson and Matthew Nigh were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony Sept. 23 at Excellence Playa Los Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. Russell and Laura Stinson of Batesville. The groom’s parents are William Nigh and Elizabeth Nigh, both of Nashville, Tenn.
Vows were exchanged in a stone gazebo surrounded by cascading water and palm trees, overlooking the ocean at sunset. The aisle leading up to the gazebo was lined with seashells, starfish and tropical flowers.
MELBOURNE — The third annual Jingle Jangle Christmas will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne. Admission is free.
Many vendors from the surrounding areas will be selling merchandise, including Picture Your Legacy, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, ThirtyOne Gifts, Silpada Jewelry and Frilly Phillies. For a complete list of vendors, search Jingle Jangle Christmas on Facebook.
Pictures with Santa will be taken by Vicki Haas Photography. Door prizes will be given. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.
OIL TROUGH — A fish fry will be held at the Oil Trough Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Prices for the all-you-can-eat are $5 for children 12 and under and $8 for adults. Proceeds will go to the completion of the center, which was destroyed by fire last year.
PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland High School will hold a community yard sale at the high school parking lot beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Spaces can be rented for $15 for the first space and $10 for each additional space. Donated items are also being accepted.
For more information call Fayla Coan at (870) 373-2460 or Roe Stoneking at (501) 345-2314. Proceeds will help fund the elementary gifted and talented space camp field trip.
The J.T. Story Harvest Day Dinner will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center of Central Avenue United Methodist Church, located at 1205 North Central Ave.The event will be sponsored by the United Methodist Men.
The cost of the meal is $6.
Carry-out meals will be available.
New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Harvest Sale and Lunch Saturday.
Lunch will be served beginning at 11 a.m. with the sale following at 1 p.m.
Auction items include canned fruits and vegetables, homemade candies, cookies, baked goods, crafts, quilts and other items.Auctioneer will be James Lindsey.
A $5 donation is requested for lunch.
The church is located at 3655 Bethesda Road.The event is open to the public.
MELBOURNE — An “Almost Famous” musical variety show will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday in the John E. Miller Auditorium on the Ozarka College campus in Melbourne.
Admission will be by donation.
An auction of items donated by area businesses will also be held.
The event is a fund raiser for Melbourne High School 2012 Project Graduation, which is an annual event held on graduation night that provides a drug-free and alcohol-free celebration for seniors.
An Alice in Wonderland Whimsical Tea Party and Fashion Show will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at West Baptist Church Gymnasium, located at 1100 N. Central Ave. in Batesville.
Tickets are $15 for one adult and one child and $5 for each additional child. Tickets may be purchased at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Carlee’s Crown Shop, Ivory Owl and Petals and Plants.