• Independence County 4-H planning 2013 activities

    Independence County 4-H’ers are preparing for a busy year. Many educational activities and competitions in various project areas are scheduled. County 4-H’ers are preparing for the first competition of the year, which is the performing arts activity. It will be held on Feb. 18 at …

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  • Lyon art students to present war memorial

    Morgan Page, Lyon College visiting assistant professor of art, and a group of Lyon art students will present a war memorial on Friday in Little Rock. Page has been working on the project with the group for the past four months. The memorial exhibit will …

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  • Food safety course offered

    The Independence County Cooperative Extension Service will offer a food safety course 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 5-6, at the Extension office located at 1770 Myers St. Julian King, county Extension agent, family and consumer sciences is a certified instructor for ServSafe®, the industry standard that …

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  • Eastside Southern to hold revival

    CAVE CITY — Eastside Southern Baptist Church will have a revival with Herb Wilson as evangelist Feb. 13 through 17. Music director will be Jerry Miller, association missionary for the Caroline Association in Lonoke. Pianist will be Kay Winters, the long-time Gospel Echoes pianist. Wilson …

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  • Seed swap set for Saturday

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The 5th Annual Ozark Seed Swap will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Bois D’arc Conference Center at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The event is a collaboration between the park and the University of …

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  • This Day in History

    Today is Thursday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2013. There are 327 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1943, during World War II, the government abruptly announced that rationing of shoes made with leather would go into effect …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 8 – Sunday, February 10, 2013.

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  • Writing lab benefits UACCB students

    Practically all college students, regardless of chosen program of study, will complete English composition courses to advance their written skills. University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville students now have an advantage in completing their English classes and their degrees. In August 2012, UACCB introduced …

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  • Move ‘bittersweet’ for Wood family dealership

    Shutting the doors on a business that’s been in the same location more than 70 years is like saying goodbye to an old friend for Scott Wood, co-owner and general manager of Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac. But on Saturday there was no time …

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  • CC school gets extra security

    CAVE CITY — After visiting with Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts and local police officers during a recent regular meeting, the Cave City School Board arranged to hire extra security for students’ protection, said Superintendent Steven Green. As the meeting began, Green introduced the board …

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  • Man’s bond set for $40K

    Bond has been set at $40,000 for Randy Moser of Calvin Circle in Batesville after he was named in a warrant affidavit charging him with stealing $5,700 worth of items and copper wire and causing $16,000 in damages at Concord Specialties in the industrial park …

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  • Senior Haven renovated, expanded at WRMC

    Patients and care providers of Senior Haven, White River Medical Center’s geriatric psychiatric program, recently moved into their newly renovated and expanded space that many are saying truly feels like a haven, according to officials. Senior Haven is a program that provides 24-hour nursing and …

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