• Microsoft scam targeting area

    At least one Independence County resident has been targeted in a scam from fake Microsoft phone solicitors who tell victims their computers may be infected with malware and then offer a free security check. Scammers then get permission to access their computer remotely and instead …

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  • Melbourne to mark Arbor Day

    MELBOURNE — The city of Melbourne will celebrate Arbor Day with a tree-planting ceremony at the city’s walking trail at Veterans Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Melbourne Mayor Shannon Womack, Izard County Forester Kenny Smothers, Ozarka College President Richard Dawe and children from the …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28, 2013.

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  • After-prom event seeks donations

    The Batesville High School Students Against Drunk Driving chapter will host an after-prom party on Saturday in order to give students “a fun event after the prom that is alcohol, tobacco and drug free,” SADD adviser Sarah Pickett said. Businesses are being asked to help …

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  • Jewelry making program slated

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will host a jewelry making workshop with instructor Marlene Gremillion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Students will learn how to use wire and beads to create a necklace or bracelet and earrings set. Individuals will work with copper …

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  • Beebe Believers to perform

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Beebe Believers will be the featured singers. A time of fellowship will follow the singing. The event is open to the public. The church is located eight miles northeast of …

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  • ICARE plans ‘spay-ghetti’ dinner

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will host a “spay-ghetti” dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Melbourne Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The meal will include spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. Call …

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  • Cemetery cleanups scheduled

    Concord Cemetery CONCORD — Concord Cemetery cleaning will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Those attending are asked to bring trash bags for old flowers. Dues are $2.50 per plot, per year, and are payable to Concord Cemetery, c/o Ann Martin, 199 Floral Road, Concord, AR …

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  • Reunions to be held Runsick cousins

    POUGHKEEPSIE — The 18th annual Runsick cousins reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Powell’s Chapel Church near Poughkeepsie. A potluck will be served at noon. Those attending are asked to bring memories and photos. All friends and family are welcome to attend. Westport …

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  • Child safety seat workshop set

    A child safety seat giveaway and workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. The child and primary vehicle must be brought to the event. Donations to continue the work will be accepted. The event will be …

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  • Fire Dept. holding fundraiser

    LYNN — Lynn Volunteer Fire Department annual fundraiser will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Lynn Gymnasium. Plate dinners will be served. A live band, door prizes, an auction and raffles are part of the festivities.

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  • Sulphur Rock cleanup is Saturday

    SULPHUR ROCK — City of Sulphur Rock city-wide cleanup will be Saturday. No tires, appliances or wood products will be accepted.

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