• Bell given scholarship

    WALNUT RIDGE — Haley Bell of Saffell has been awarded a University of Arkansas at Community College of Batesville Summit Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to qualifying graduates of UACCB through an agreement between UACCB and Williams. Bell is a …

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  • Manuel honored

    Ariel Manuel MELBOURNE — Ariel Manuel of Cave City has been named an Ozarka College Ambassador. Manuel, a senior at Cave City High School, is the daughter of George and Mandy Manuel and plans to study business at Ozarka College. Ambassadors are awarded a $250 …

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  • CCHS students named scholars

    Dustin Headstream Christina Smith MELBOURNE — Dustin Headstream and Christina Smith, both of Sidney, have been named Ozarka College Regional Scholarship recipients. Headstream is the son of Dwayne Headstream and Brenda Rumpous and Smith is the daughter of Wayne and Dana Lilley. Both are seniors …

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  • Woman arrested after screaming outside bank in early morning

    An early morning screaming session outside a local bank drew the attention of police, resulting in a Davis Lane woman’s going to jail on drug charges. Independence County Deputy Andrew Rogers was dispatched to Bank of America on Broad Street around 2 a.m. Tuesday regarding …

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  • Fitness winners named

    Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary hosted a “Family Fitness Challenge” in which families were asked to log their heart healthy activities for six weeks and the top families were recently announced during a spring showcase, according to a news release. Winner of the challenge was the …

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  • Thieves target fisherman, ball park

    Several thefts and burglaries were reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office in the past few days, but no suspects were named in any of these incidents. Deputy Robert Moser took a report Sunday morning from Russell Teague of 9040 N. Central Ave. after he …

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  • Saturday night sandbar fun ends in rollover, one arrest

    What started out as four-wheeling fun on the sandbar Saturday night didn’t end so well for Garrett Evens after he wrecked his Nissan Pathfinder, got Tased and went to jail for drunk driving. Independence County Deputy Jesse Wilson said he was dispatched to the sandbar …

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  • Garden tour scheduled

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Mountain View garden club will host its Music in Bloom garden tour May 26, according to a news release. This year’s tour will concentrate on a tour of a 400-acre private estate, with interpretive demonstrations, guest speakers, live music and an …

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  • WRMC to sponsor 3rd annual bike ride

    White River Medical Center Cycling will sponsor the third annual All Rise Century bicycle ride at 8 a.m. Saturday beginning at the Independence County Department of Human Services Office, located on Highway 69 East, two miles east of Walmart. The event is a no-frills, supported …

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  • 4-H Horse Club holds fun show

    The Independence County 4-H Horse Club met at the Foothills Cowboy Church at 1 p.m. April 29. An informal meeting was held as members signed up for the Equine Camp, which 17 adults and 13 members will be attending. Members finalized the camp date, May …

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  • Writers Guild has new meeting time and location

    The White River Writers Guild has a new meeting time and location this month through July. The group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon every third Tuesday at the Ramsey Mountain Citizens Bank Annex, which is located on the top of the mountain on …

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  • Fusion begins registration

    Registration has begun at Fusion Dance Academy for summer musical for ages 5 years to adult and dance camps and cheer camps for ages 3 to 14. To sign up, call Shani Kramer at (870) 698-1200 or stop by the studio after noon Monday through …

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