• BHS reunion set

    The Batesville High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday at Josie’s at the Lockhouse, downstairs in the River Room. Members of the class will also meet at 6 p.m. Friday at the home of Angela and Rick Reed. …

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  • AARP to hear from Vinson

    The Batesville Chapter AARP will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at noon Tuesday at Josie’s at the Lockhouse in the lower level. The speaker will be Jane Vinson from Wildewood Assisted Living, who will discuss the facilities. A buffet-style lunch will be served at 11 …

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  • Committees meet tonight

    The Independence County Quorum Court will hold a budget committee meeting at 4:30 p.m. today in the juvenile courtroom above the library. Included on the agenda will be fire department budgets. The policy committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. or immediately following the budget committee …

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  • Club News

    Izard County 4-H Horse Club MELBOURNE — The Izard County 4-H Horse Club hosted a clinic May 9 at the Izard County Fairgrounds. Guest speakers were Mark Russell, equine specialist with the University of Arkansas, and Izard County Extension agent and staff chairman Carroll Prewett. …

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  • Izard Co. singing scheduled

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Singing Convention will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brockwell Auditorium. The event is open to the public. The music school, which is in its 66th year, will begin at 9 a.m. Monday. For more information call (870) 368-4146 …

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  • Oxford Baptist to hold Bikers’ Sunday

    OXFORD — Oxford Baptist Church will have its 16th Annual Bikers’ Sunday on June 9. Warner Allen will bring God’s word, and a meal will follow. Riders will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Salem City Park and leave the park at 10:30. For more information …

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  • Floyd reunion set

    The annual Floyd family reunion will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Nazarene fellowship hall, located at 1611 Harrison St. in Batesville. A potluck will be served at 1 p.m. The event is open to all family members, extended …

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  • Nails to celebrate 55th anniversary

    Thomas and Pauline Nail will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married June 7, 1958, in Wichita, Kan. Mr. Nail worked for Boeing Aircraft for 36 years. Mrs. Nail was food manager for St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita for 25 years. They are …

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  • School raises $6K for uniforms, equipment

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne High School’s track and cross country teams raised more than $6,000 at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program, according to a news release. More than 300 Melbourne-area residents test-drove a Ford vehicle at …

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  • Vickers named

    ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean’s List for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the entire semester. Area students include Victoria L. Vickers of …

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  • C-Ridge students win contest

    NEWARK — Students from Newark Elementary’s gifted and talented program recently won the Arkansas Traffic Safety Poster contest. The annual contest is held to teach students to be aware of highway workers and practice safety in work zones. The contest had 1,500 contestants. Caiden Chadwick …

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  • BHS alum earns degree

    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Kendra Keyes of Ventress, La., recently graduated from College of the Ozarks at Point Lookout, Mo. with a bachelor of science in business administration, according to a news release. Keyes is a Batesville High School graduate.

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