• Broken rail blamed in derailment

    McRAE (AP) — Union Pacific has determined the cause of an accident that led to a train derailment in White County in March. Union Pacific spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza says the derailment was caused by a broken rail. She said that investigators discovered the broken rail …

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  • Ozark Folk Center to hold heritage herb extravaganza

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Committee of 100’s Herb Garden Committee and the Ozark Folk Center State Park’s garden crew will celebrate National Herb Day during the Heritage Herb Spring Extravaganza on Saturday. A garden tour will be held at 11 a.m. At 3 p.m., a …

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  • ‘Sound of Music’ coming to Southside High School

    SOUTHSIDE — The hills will be alive with “The Sound of Music” in Southside this weekend and the Southside Choir Department will be presents the play at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday in the middle school cafetorium. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $5 for adults and …

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  • Dinner planned

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host a fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet includes drink and dessert. Prices are $10 for those 12 and older. Children 11 and under eat free. Take-outs are also …

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  • Art Fest planned

    SOUTHSIDE — A gallery walk featuring artwork produced by students of all grade levels will wind through the Southside High School cafeteria and courtyard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Parents, grandparents, patrons, and the public are invited to the second annual Art Fest …

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  • Church to host gun show

    A gun show will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Batesville First Assembly of God Church Family Life Center, located at 20th and Lyon streets. Admission is $5 for adults. Children under 12 are …

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  • Tables open for card party with Ladies of the Highland Elks

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Ladies of the Highland Elks Card Party and Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village. Tickets are $7. Luncheon includes salad entrée, dessert, coffee and tea. Participants will set up their …

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  • Horseshoe Bend Airport open house is Saturday

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Horseshoe Bend Airport will have an open house for the community Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Attractions include the unveiling of the recently renovated surface and runway lights, exhibits about aviation education, careers, hobbies and recreational information …

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  • Newark Southern to host revival

    NEWARK — Newark Southern Baptist Church will host revival services Sunday through May 9. Service times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through May 9. Troy Sharp will be the revival preacher. Sharp grew up in Fort Smith and California. …

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  • Heber Springs author to sign books in Batesville

    HEBER SPRINGS — Author Jimmy D. Ogle recently released his new Bible interpretation book, “1000 Years of Perfect Justice,” and will be signing copies between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday at Hastings Books & Music at 2340 Harrison St. in Batesville, said Jim Miller, marketing …

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  • Cemetery cleaning scheduled

    SULPHUR ROCK — A cleaning will be held at Sulphur Rock Cemetery at 8 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are asked to bring equipment to cut branches and bushes.

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  • Crawford family reunion set

    The Crawford family reunion will be Saturday at the Oak Bluff School House, located on Oak Bluff Road. A potluck will be served at noon. All family and friends are invited.

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