• 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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  • Annexed property to be zoned

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall to consider zoning for a recent annexation. Economic Director Larry Jones will present an update, and the council will make some reappointments to boards. The agenda also includes reports from Public Works …

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  • Sharp justices to hear reports

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the main courtroom in the county courthouse in Ash Flat to review reports from elected officials, according to an agenda for the regular monthly session. Sheriff Mark Counts’ report will …

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  • Revival set to start Sunday

    BETHESDA — New Hope Presbyterian Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. Garland Skidmore will bring the message. The church is located on Highway 106 in Bethesda. The event is open to the public.

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