• Bassmasters release schedule

    The Batesville Bassmasters club released its 2013 tournament schedule this week, as follows: March 9 — Greers Ferry Lake, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Hill Creek Ramp March 23 — Lake Norfork, 7-3, Quarry Landing April 6 — Greers Ferry Lake, 6:30-4, Hill Creek Ramp April 20 …

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  • New agents named

    SALADO — R.M. Weaver Real Estate has announced the addition of two new agents, Ronnie Gay and Darla Jones- Gay. Ronnie Gay is a Floral native, with nine years of real estate experience in addition to 25 years in the auction business, Col. Ronnie G. …

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  • Anything for love: Domestic violence claims former Southside resident

    Dorothy “Sissy” Myers wishes that she hadn’t told her son that if he loved someone to do whatever it took to make a relationship work. Maybe he would still be alive today. On Dec. 13, 2012, Myers arrived at her job and happened to notice …

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  • $150,000 bond set; suspect at large

    Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of raping a teenage girl while they were out riding around. William Michael Brown, 19, of Antioch Road is being charged with rape, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Shane …

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  • New company looks to ‘clean up’

    One of the goals for new business owner Jason Horan is to do business with every business in Independence County. Horan has acquired the assets and customer base of Sims Wholesale Inc. and began a new company called Independence Wholesale Supply. “We’re a full service …

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  • Woman charged with forgery following accident

    The driver of a stolen vehicle has now been charged with two counts of felony forgery, according to a court affidavit. Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Mundy said Megan M. Mitchell, 24, of Morrilton was involved in the accident while driving a car stolen from …

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  • Small Works on Paper to be on display – Batesville artist is among exhibitors

    LITTLE ROCK — The 2013 Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition coordinated by the Arkansas Arts Council, will be on display in Batesville Feb. 4-22. Batesville artist Sheila Cantrell is one of the featured artists. The juried exhibition will be housed …

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  • Pantry seeks items to auction

    CONCORD — The Concord Food Pantry needs items to be donated for an upcoming auction that will coincide with a fund-raising spaghetti supper, said Trudy Bruton, who has been arranging for shipments of food from the Arkansas Food Bank. “One hundred percent of the money …

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  • Cedar Ridge OKs budget

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board approved a proposed budget of expenditures for fiscal year 2014 reflecting what those amounts would be if a millage is approved April 9. The budget, together with the tax rate, includes $4,081,600 for salary fund expenditures; instructional, $1,640,100; …

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  • Nephew accused of stealing Deere, indicted for theft

    Bail in the amount of $20,000 has been set for a Batesville man accused of taking a lawnmower that wasn’t his. According to a affidavit for arrest, Michael Howard, 47, of 2030 Reynolds St. has been indicted for theft of property, a class D felony, …

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  • Theft arrest made; items found at Diaz

    A man charged with stealing two vehicles on Jan. 24 faces an additional theft charge from earlier in the year. Dennie W. Apple, 42, of 401 Camp Tahkodah Road is being charged with felony thefts related to two vehicles stolen next to Blackland Road and …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3, 2013.

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