• Musicians sought

    Acoustic musicians and singers are invited to gather at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Non-musicians who want to listen to the music are welcome. For more information …

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  • Bull riding returns to Salem

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair is bringing bull riding back to Salem. Rodeo fans will have an opportunity to see some of the top bull riders match their riding skills against some of the toughest bulls in the area at the Hills Auto Sales/RLH …

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  • First Responders Day set

    VIOLET HILL — Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Violet Hill will host First Responders Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. All area first responders and emergency workers will be honored during the morning service. A potluck will follow. For a ride to the church, call Randy …

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  • Lee’s Chapel to host singing

    SANDTOWN — A singing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Lee’s Chapel at Sandtown. A potluck will be served at noon. The event is open to the public.

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  • Piano recital to be held

    SAGE — Piano students of Lois Hacker will be presented in recital at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Sage Baptist Church. Participants, ranging in age from 5 to 18, will include Elijah Walters, Hayden Edwards, Bethany Higgins, Allie Cone, Katelynn Johnson, Ella Vest, Hannah Vest, Elle …

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  • Maxville Missionary to host VBS

    CAVE CITY — Maxville Missionary Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. June 2 through 6. This year’s theme is “Cross Canyon Trail — Ridin’ Strong with Jesus.” Classes will be held for children from birth through teenagers. Included will …

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  • River Valley Needleworks meeting announced 

    The River Valley Needle Works Project Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 1770 Meyers St. in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone who knits, crochets or does counted cross stitch or who would like …

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  • Memorial service slated

    Egner Cemetery memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Mount Pleasant 1951-52 girls high school basketball team, with Coach Ray Givens. Mike Shrable, who shared the photograph, said that his aunt, Nadine Coleman, is in the back row on the far right. Geta Hutchins is second from the left on the front row. …

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  • MSB taking comments

    Entertainment, arts, crafts and food will line Main Street Batesville June 6 and 7, but it will be the public’s opinion concerning a new streetscape design that the organization will be seeking during the “Walk-A-Block” revitalization event. The “Walk-A-Block” will feature a trial streetscape for …

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  • Families receive free PCs

    The computer monitor was heavy, but Vincent Parrish was determined to help carry the box and all its contents to his family’s vehicle — with help from Mom of course. Computers are a regular part of classes for Parrish, a kindergartner at Central Magnet Elementary, …

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  • West Magnet students net ‘Toy Toss’ trophy

    Lyon College men’s head basketball coach Chad Tapp along with John Krueger, director of sports information, visited West Magnet Elementary recently to present students with the trophy for the most participation in the first Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss. The event, which was delayed …

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