• Miner’s Day to be discussed

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cushman City Hall. The council will hear reports from the city marshal, water superintendent and city treasurer. Cushman Miner’s Day plans will be discussed and bills will be reviewed. Meetings are open …

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  • Shooting arrest made

    NEWPORT — A Newport man has been arrested for shooting another man earlier this week. Lt. Patrick Weatherford with the Newport Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division said Timothy Brown, 35, was arrested Thursday and was taken to the county jail. He was expected to appear …

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  • CC may expel student for drugs

    CAVE CITY — In a departure from its normal monthly meeting schedule, the Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library in order to hold an expulsion hearing as part of the session, said Superintendent Steven Green. The …

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  • T-shirts for upcoming Trolley Car Days available

    SULPHUR ROCK — Trolley Car Days T-shirts are for sale at two community businesses — Wildcat Station and The Hair Shed, said Ann Heathwaite, a member of the annual festival’s planning committee. “The shirts are a nice fall color featuring the artwork of Jeanette Emerson,” …

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  • Compassionate Friends to hold picnic, balloon release

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will hold its annual picnic and balloon release at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Park in Batesville. This is a change in location for the group’s monthly meeting. The chapter will provide the balloons as well as the …

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  • Leona Hubbard to mark 90th

    SAFFELL — Lorena Hubbard will celebrate her 90th birthday with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church multipurpose building in Saffell. All family and friends are invited to attend. She requests no gifts.

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  • Family dance scheduled

    The VFW Post 10472 in Desha is holding a family dance tonight beginning at 7 p.m. No alcohol or smoking is allowed.

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  • Book sale to be discussed

    HARDY — The Sharp County Friends of the Library  will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the Hardy library, said Mary Kocz, who is helping with publicity. “Plans will be discussed about the book sale to be held in October,” she said.

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  • Patriotic dinner to be held

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The annual patriotic dinner and program honoring the country and remembering those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will be held Sunday at Hutchinson Mountain Community Center. Also being honored will be local men and women …

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  • Vital Link offers CPR class

    Vital Link ambulance service will offer the healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation class from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday in the Alan Davis Conference Center, located at 1033 E.M.S. Drive in Batesville. The fee is $40. The heartsaver CPR and first aid class will be from …

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  • Friendship Outreach to host “Singin’ in the Hall”

    Doc & Connie Spurlin and Friendship Outreach will present Singin’ in the Hall with their guests, Coby Turney and Kristi Spurlin, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church in Batesville. Admission is by donation of any amount. A concession stand will be open. All …

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  • Retired teachers to meet

    Independence County Retired Teachers will meet at noon Monday at First Community Bank in Batesville. Mary Alice Hughes will be present to discuss Medicare and other insurance issues. Sandwiches and drinks will be provided. Attendees may bring chips and desserts. For more information call Alice …

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