• Highway 177 to be one lane across Norfork Lake

    MOUNTAIN HOME — One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday and ending Oct. 5 in order for workers to repair and seal the road surface across the dam. The closure is being …

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  • Brockwell school DVD available

    BROCKWELL — Brockwell Gospel Music School has DVDs of this year’s closing program for sale. To order a copy, call Anna Floyd at (870) 368-5012 or Beverly Meinzer at (870) 793-8234.

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  • Look Good, Feel Better program begins Monday

    The American Cancer Society will hold its Look Good, Feel Better program for women currently undergoing cancer treatment from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at White River Medical Center Cancer Care Center for first-time class participants. The program uses trained cosmetologists to teach cancer patients …

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  • Foster parent information session planned

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services of Independence County will host a free foster parenting information session at 6 p.m. Monday at the DHS office at 100 Weaver Ave., in Batesville. The meeting is for those interested in learning more about how to be a …

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  • Fundraiser to benefit foster children

    The Area IX Foster Parent Association will host a fundraiser featuring activities, entertainment and meals catered by John 3:16 Ministries from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1. Fish and chicken dinners will be available for $7 and door prizes given away, among other activities. …

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  • Food pantry open Tuesday

    The Old Country Church, located at 25 Griffin Road in Batesville, is opening a food pantry. The pantry will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Anyone in need of food, personal hygiene items or clothing is welcome. All inquiries will be kept …

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  • Hillcrest group to meet

    LYNN — The Hillcrest School District Parents, Teachers, Students and Communities working together organization will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lynn campus library located downstairs in the gymnasium. Agenda items include the election of 2012-13 P.T.S.C. officers and suggestions for fundraising projects will …

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  • Author to speak

    Charles R. Fuqua will speak about his book, “God’s Law — The Only Political Solution,” at 10:35 a.m. Sunday at Word of Life Fellowship, located at 1417 North Central Ave. in Batesville. For more information about Fuqua, visit GodsLawForAmerica.com.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    AN ENTERTAINER prepares to sing and play guitar for a group activity in this undated photo from the days when Sharp Nursing Home was in operation. A reunion for all former Sharp Nursing Home employees, former residents, family members of former residents and the Sidney …

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  • Paul’s Journey to perform in Batesville

    Paul’s Journey, an award-winning group based in Houston will be in concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Fellowship Bible Church (formerly the Landers Theater) located at 332 E. Main St. in downtown Batesville. “Entertaining, uplifting and ministry-minded” are words often used to describe …

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  • Gammill appointed to Ozarka board

    MELBOURNE — Gov. Mike Beebe recently announced the appointment of Tim Gammill of Mountain View to the Ozarka College Board of Trustees. His term will expire July 2019. Gammill is a Mountain View native and president of Gammill Oil Company. He earned a bachelor of …

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  • Area students graduate A-State

    JONESBORO — Approximately 700 graduates received degrees at Arkansas State University’s 2012 summer commencement ceremony Aug. 3, according to a news release. Area graduates and their degrees include: Associate in science, computer and information technology Highland — Kelly A. Scarbrough   Bachelor of arts, history Calico …

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