• Cave City sets registration

    CAVE CITY — Preschool and kindergarten registration at the Cave City School District will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, according to a news release. Registration will be held at the Cave City Elementary library and the Evening Shade Elementary office. Children …

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  • Crocheting, knitting to be taught

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer two upcoming classes for those who want to learn to crochet and knit. Each class will be instructed by local artist Lisa Krause. Krause is a self-taught working artist who lives with her husband near …

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  • Defeat Diabetes meeting set

    ASH FLAT — The diabetic support group Defeat Diabetes will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Sharp County Health Department conference room in Ash Flat. Guest speaker is Millie Collins, county Extension agent for family and consumer science. The topic is “Shake the Salt …

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  • Brown bag lunch scheduled

    The Ozark Foothills FilmFest will have its fifth Brown Bag Lunch Program at noon today and Thursday at Old Independence Regional Museum, located at 308 South Ninth St. in Batesville. Attendees are asked to bring their lunches. Bottled water will be provided. Today, the lineup …

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  • Words AfterWords to unveil tabletop art

    HARDY — Words AfterWords will host a reception and formal unveiling of 15 pieces of tabletop art at 6 p.m. Thursday. The event is a part of the store’s sixth anniversary celebration. What began as a discussion with Dewana McIntosh, Highland Middle School art teacher, …

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  • Book sale tops agenda

    HARDY — Friends of the Sharp County Library will meet at 2 p.m. Monday in the Hardy Library, said Mary Kocz, publicist. “Plans for the upcoming book sale in May will be discussed,” she said. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Documentary chronicles life of legendary politician

    The 12th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest, set for April 3-7 at various venues in Batesville, will premiere Arkansas filmmaker and United Methodist pastor Bob Hager’s hour-long documentary, “Black Marks on White Paper,” at 6 p.m. Friday at Independence Hall on the campus of the University …

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  • The Ozark Foothills FilmFest presents Alloy Orchestra

    The renowned musical ensemble Alloy Orchestra is returning to the Ozark Foothills FilmFest for the fourth time in a decade. The group last appeared at the festival in 2011 when it performed its score for the restored German classic film “Metropolis.” Alloy Orchestra is a …

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  • Ozarka programs accepting applications

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College automotive service technology program and culinary arts program are currently accepting applications, according to a news release. Students interested in the automotive service technology program should enroll at Ozarka College and meet with program advisers. Those who are accepted into …

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  • Honor Rolls – Mount Pleasant Elementary, Southside High, and Hillcrest High

    Mount Pleasant Elementary MOUNT PLEASANT — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at the Mount Pleasant Elementary campus of Melbourne School District, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Lawson Arnold, …

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  • Melbourne students compete

    MELBOURNE — Four students from Melbourne High School recently traveled to Batesville to compete in Lyon College’s Academic Day. Melbourne as well as nine other area schools participated in the event which focused on the academic areas of math and science. Students Drake Cooper, Marissa …

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  • Students inducted

    SEARCY — The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration at Harding University recently held its annual Delta Mu Delta induction ceremony, selecting undergraduate and graduate students for membership in the business honor society. Area students granted an achievement for an accomplishment at Harding University …

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