• Diabetes center meeting slated

    The monthly meeting of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Area Health Education Center North Central Diabetes Center will be held Thursday. A noon meeting will be held at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and a 5 p.m. meeting will be held in the …

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  • CPR classes to be offered

    Vital Link ambulance service will offer the healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation class from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the Alan Davis Conference Center, located at 1033 E.M.S. Drive in Batesville. The fee is $40. The service will offer the heartsaver CPR and first aid …

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  • Country quilters to meet Wednesday

    SALEM — The Country Quilters Quilt Guild will meet Wednesday in the Orange Room at North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem for an impromptu workshop. The members will be working on “UFOs,” the term used universally by quilters to mean unfinished objects. “Bring anything you …

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  • Dates announced for GED test

    MELBOURNE — The GED test will be given at Ozarka College in Melbourne at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and July 26 in room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building. The test will also be given at the following dates and locations: Ozarka at Mammoth …

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  • Sharp rally planned

    HARDY — A “Patriot’s Rally” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlander Food, Drink and Event Center, 115 Arkansaw Traveller Road, at Hardy. Local and state Republican party candidates will meet and greet with those in attendance. The event is free and …

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  • Young clogging sensation to be part of music show

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains Show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday inside the newly air conditioned Horseshoe Bend Theatre, located in the Diamond B Mall at 811 Second St. in Horseshoe Bend. Show director Melodie Clemmons has a variety of guests …

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  • Aldermen to discuss personnel

    CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet in special session at 7 tonight to discuss personnel, said Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. The meeting will be in the city hall.

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  • Pfeiffer water board to meet

    The regular monthly meeting of the Pfeiffer Public Water Authority board will begin at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Batesville Municipal Building, said Nick Baxter, office manager.

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  • Batesville tests canceled

    The Arkansas State Police will not be giving any driving tests (written or road) in Batesville Thursday and Friday. Testing will resume July 26 and 27.

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  • Hall of Fame race car driver to be honored at Sulphur Rock

    SULPHUR ROCK -— When race driver Leo Tucker’s car headed skyward during a spectacular collision at Belleville race track in Kansas in 1981, he didn’t know how high it was going to reach. “My first thought was, when I knew it was going to be …

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  • Spicin’ it up

    MELBOURNE — Shane Linn spent nearly 10 years trying to persuade his good friend to sell him his business. He had almost given up trying to convince him when he got a text message one Sunday morning saying, “John is ready to talk.” –———— John …

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  • Man found on porch with pants down

    A call to police dispatch of a man rolling around on the ground and acting strange led Independence County Deputy Jonathan Brown to a residence on Camelot Lane north of Batesville around 7 p.m. Thursday. The caller told dispatchers that a man, later identified as …

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