• Little Red River beef meeting to be April 10

    HEBER SPRINGS — Replacement heifer selection, herd health, deworming update and cost management are on the agenda for the 2014 Little Red River Beef Cattle Conference on April 10 at the Cleburne County Livestock Auction in Heber Springs. “With normal rainfall returning to Arkansas in …

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  • Cave City Bass Club to meet Feb. 17

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Citizens Bank Annex to elect officers and set and approve the 2014 tournament schedule, according to a news release. The 2013 officers along with their telephone numbers were …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Walter W. and Ona (Taylor) Fudge family were recognized in the Izard County Historian in 1989. This photo was taken Easter Sunday in 1946. First row (left to right) Lucy Clark (the aunt who raised Karr Shannon); Janet Dixon Newton;  Walter W. Fudge, father; …

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  • Duchanoy awarded WBC scholarship

    WALNUT RIDGE — Faith Duchanoy of Salado has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Duchanoy is a senior at Southside High School.

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  • Cave City man killed in 3-vehicle crash

    A Cave City man died Tuesday afternoon in White County when a vehicle struck his disabled 1998 Ford Ranger pickup that was in the southbound inside lane on Highway 67, according to a preliminary report from Arkansas State Police. Scotty Downs, 55, of Misty Lane, …

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  • Woman reported missing

    The public is being asked to call family or authorities if they know the location of 55-year-old Lisa Seufer of Batesville. Seufer, who lives in an apartment at 4040 Harrison St., did not appear at an appointment Wednesday and when staff members checked on her …

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  • Robber buys more jail time

    While in jail for other charges, an accused robber received an additional charge when he tried to tear up equipment while he was being booked into jail. Sixteenth Judicial Independence Circuit Court Judge Dan Kemp recently sentenced Curtis Lee Watson for robbing Hardee’s restaurant and …

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  • Lynn couple arrested

    Walnut Ridge — Two Lynn area residents was arrested Tuesday for drugs, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. Ralph Kenneth Lewis, 59, and Tiffany Strohl, 33, are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, felon in possession of firearms …

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  • Locals’ grandson goes backstage at Grammys

    JONESBORO — Isaac Horn’s love for music started as a small child. He later moved on to songwriting, which landed him backstage at the Grammy Awards. The 18-year-old Valley View High School student, along with his friend, Evan Pierce, recently won third place in the …

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  • Officials foresee positive impact from upcoming ball tournament

    A youth baseball tournament at the city’s newly expanded baseball complex is expected to draw 100 teams — around 5,000 people — to town the first weekend in May, and Batesville Parks Director Jeff Owens is hoping area businesses will be prepared for the influx …

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  • City trash schedule to change

    The city of Batesville and Batesville Water Utility administrative offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Presidents Day. Utility payments may be placed in the drop box located in the drive-through area. For a utility emergency, call (870) 698-2444. There will be no …

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  • Free exercise classes offered through wellness coalition

    The Independence County Hometown Wellness Coalition has partnered with area schools and is offering free exercise classes to the public throughout the month of February. • Batesville — Cardio Blast, 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Eagle Mountain Magnet gym. • Southside — Total Body, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays …

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