• BAAC workshops set

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will host two children’s art camp sessions Monday through Wednesday. Session 1 is titled “Young Artists” and will be for students in kindergarten through second grades. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Fellowship Bible Church (old …

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  • Kendall’s Bears, Jonathan’s Books hold 12th annual charity event

    CAVE CITY — Kendall Townsley, 11, and Jonathan Townsley, 7, the children of Kenny and Annette Townsley of Cave City, collected 462 stuffed animals and 339 books during the past year from family and friends with a large portion coming from members of Lynn Church …

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  • T Tauri begins

    The 8th annual T Tauri Film Festival, the youth division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, will be Saturday at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The festival showcases short films made by the growing number of Arkansas filmmakers …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Miss Jewel Pool was the teacher for these Hodge School students in the early- to mid-1930s. Hodge School was between Cave Creek and Sandtown northwest of Pfeiffer in Independence County. The group includes (back row, from left) Billy Wayne Searcy,  Alma Cummings,  Arvel Cummings, Vernon …

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  • Lyon adds to advancement team

    Kenton Adler has been appointed to a new position in Lyon College’s Office of Institutional Advancement.  Adler has been with Lyon since 1998 as a member of the Information Services staff.  He is also a piper in the pipe band. Adler will be working with …

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  • Stop nets stolen goods

    A quantity of stolen guns, sports memorabilia and electronic items were recovered from a vehicle stopped by Independence County deputies for minor traffic violations Monday night. Independence County Deputy Bret Ward said that around 9:45  Chief Deputy Alan Cockrill asked him to assist in stopping …

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  • Water gushes down street

    Several water department employees spent most of Wednesday afternoon on East College Avenue repairing a busted water line, according to city officials. Workers had some difficulty cutting off water to the line as the neighborhood is fed by several other lines that interconnect, according to …

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  • Armed mother, son face off

    ASH FLAT — A Cave City man who confronted his mother with a shotgun and threatened her early Saturday has been charged with aggravated assault and terroristic threatening, according to an affidavit for arrest that was filed with the Sharp County Circuit Court charges. The …

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  • Rapist draws 35 years

    WALNUT RIDGE — A Lawrence County jury composed of six men and six women found former Evening Shade resident Curtis Gene Richey, now of Imboden, guilty of four counts of rape in a Lawrence County Circuit Court trial Wednesday, said Third Judicial District Prosecutor Henry …

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  • UACCB option for ConAgra – Purchases to be listed on college’s website

    Maggie Miller Early numbers at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville show a decline in student enrollment for the upcoming fall semester when compared to this spring, but that’s to be expected, according to Brian Berry, vice chancellor for enrollment management and student …

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  • Cave board rejects bids for baseball facility

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board recently rejected all bids for an advertised Arkansas Outdoor Recreation Grant concessions/lighting project for its baseball facility, said Superintendent Steven Green. During the July 16 regular meeting, the architect was authorized to make plan changes and resubmit …

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  • County line fire destroys home

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on West Club Road along the White County line around 4 p.m. Wednesday where they found an older mobile home fully engulfed in flames, Assistant Fire Chief Cory Williams said this …

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