• 4-H’ers ‘learn by doing’ at Ozark Folk Center

    ASH FLAT — Candles, pottery and cloth dolls were just a few of the projects Sharp County 4-H members enjoyed making during the 4-H Fun Day at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View on June 13, said Annie Lester, Sharp County 4-H program assistant. …

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  • Board presents championship rings

    NEWARK — Members of the Cedar Ridge senior high quiz bowl team and adviser Carol Woods were presented with state championship rings when the Cedar Ridge School Board met recently. The team won the state finals competition April 28 and participated in the national competition …

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  • Children’s Day Camp offered

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Rocky Bayou Baptist Association Children’s Day Camp for children in the first through sixth grade will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Aug. 3 at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The …

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  • Vacation Bible schools announced

    West Baptist Church West Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children age 3 years (must be potty trained) through sixth grade. The theme is “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” Children will learn about the Grand Canyon, Paricutin …

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  • 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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