• A Glance at Days Gone By

    The April release of the movie “42,” based on the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in modern Major League Baseball (the first since 1884), allowed Steve Cargill of Batesville to take a glance at days gone by via his baseball cards. …

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  • Students accept scholarships

    Eight students have been awarded Academic Excellence scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Chad Burkhead of Batesville graduated from Southside High School. He is the son of Tabitha Breshears and plans on pursuing an associate of science degree. Earin Oakley Davis …

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  • Student named to President’s honor roll

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Rachel McElroy of  Mountain View has been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Northeastern State University for the spring 2013 semester. Each semester, NSU recognizes students who have achieved superior academic performance by naming them to the president’s honor roll, according …

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  • Grazing meeting set at Cave City

    ASH FLAT — A grazing meeting for area landowners and livestock producers will begin at 6 p.m. June 11 in the Cave City School Safe Room, said Kerrie Brightwell, secretary of the Sharp County Conservation District. Topics to be discussed will be fertilize recommendations, 319 …

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  • Walker, Turner win tournament

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner weighed in 12 pounds even to win the Cave City Bass Club’s sixth tournament of the year Saturday on Lake Norfork, said tournament director Steve Moody. “The weather was the best we’ve had this year and we …

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  • Sugarcane beetles eat more than cane

    If your young corn plants are lying on the ground and you’ve noticed a lot of black beetles around, it’s not a coincidence. Sugarcane beetles can cause damage to many different crops and vegetables. They are scarab beetles, which means they are related to May …

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  • Car, cycle, antique tractor show set

    SALEM — The Fulton County Homecoming Car, Cycle and Antique Tractor Show will be held during the 64th Annual Homecoming Festival at 10 a.m. Saturday in the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative south parking lot, located at Highway 62/412 in Salem. Entries will be accepted in …

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  • Kid’s College to rock the rainforest

    Poison dart frogs, anacondas and spider monkeys aren’t your usual classroom fare, but this summer a group of students will be exploring the Amazon Rainforest during Kids’ College. From mask making and jungle crafts to Afro Brazilian Dance and Rainforest Reader’s Theatre, elementary-age kids will …

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  • Feds involved in explosive arrest

    ASH FLAT — A south Sharp County man facing drug and firearms charges as well as theft by receiving and a charge pertaining to explosives remained in jail Tuesday after being arrested Friday — and, federal agents are getting involved. A stolen John Deere Gator …

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  • Teacher takes to the outdoors

    Being a preschool teacher for 10 years, Melanie Carpenter has learned not to throw out those empty milk jugs and laundry detergent bottles — you never know when you’ll need them to make funny animal masks or colorful ball catchers for an outdoor game of …

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  • Teachers honored

    Rather than ringing in the new year more than 30 area teachers rang in retirement Monday during a reception in their honor at First Community Bank in Batesville. For many it will include spending more time with families especially grandbabies. For those like Terri Walden, …

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  • Clinic relocates

    The Batesville Oncology Clinic, offices of Dr. K. Raman Desikan and Dr. Muhammad A. Khan, recently moved into a new location on the ground floor of White River Medical Center’s East Tower, with the entrance being at the end of the tower. The new location …

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