• CC grads win contest

    CAVE CITY — Tyler Presser, Brianna Parsley and Aimee Rowlett were recently named winners in the Shane Stauffer Essay Contest and Scholarship, according to a press release from Cave City High School. “This scholarship is awarded to three seniors who compete in a local essay …

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  • Sharp nets LAMB award

    Lorah Sharp CAVE CITY — Lorah Jean Sharp was recently announced as the recipient of the Laura Ann Miller Belcher (LAMB) $2,500 Scholarship, according to a press release from Cave City High School. Belcher was a member of the Cave City High School Class of …

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  • Students named to Dean’s List

    FORT SMITH — The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester, according to a news release. Area students include: Batesville — Lydia Duncan Beebe — Renee Conley Cave City — Leroy Maupin (4.0 GPA) Evening Shade …

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  • Scholarship presented

    Leesia Fugett CAVE CITY — Leesia Fugett was recently named the recipient of the RC Cola $250 Scholarship at Cave City High School, according to a press release from the school. “The scholarship criteria was based on overall grade point average, ACT scores, extracurricular activities, …

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  • New trust operations manager joins bank

    Phyllis Brown Robin Brock,  senior vice president of trust for Citizens Bank, has announced the addition of Phyllis Brown as operations manger for the trust department. “We are so pleased to welcome Phyllis to our banking team,” Brock said. “She will lend support to the …

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  • Weezer’s clothing relocates to Main

    Weezer’s, a factory overstock clothing store featuring new items has relocated to 159 W. Main St. in Batesville. The store was located for a brief time on Allen Chapel Road. “We offer new overstock items from a lot of top name brand stores, not returned …

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  • Folk Center to hold photo contest

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View is sponsoring a photography contest with the theme “Ozark Folks.” Photographs entered in the contest must be taken during the 2012 season at the park, where Ozark folks of all ages can be …

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  • Head Start applications ready

    The Northcentral Arkansas Development Council is taking applications for the Head Start preschool program on children who will be 3 or 4 by Aug. 1. Proof of income is required. For more information call Batesville office at (870) 793-3234.

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  • PioneerStock to raise funds

    An all-day concert featuring 10 area bands and artists will be held Saturday as a fundraiser in an effort to raise money to replace a chain-link fence with a more modern one at the front entrance of Pioneer Stadium at Batesville High School. PioneerStock will …

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  • Scholarship apps available

    Applications are currently being accepted for foundation scholarships from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The foundation will be able to award $30,000 in student scholarships for the fall and spring semesters, almost double the amount that was awarded for the fiscal year …

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  • Winds accompany rain

    Downed trees and power lines in the area were the result of storms that swept across Arkansas Sunday night but luckily caused no injuries, Tony Younger with the Independence County Office of Emergency Management said this morning. The storms brought damaging winds, lightning and in …

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  • Brashers arrested

    Christopher Barry Brashers The U.S. Marshall Service has arrested a Batesville man in New Mexico after he was charged with the arson of three local businesses at the corner of Sidney and Harrison streets in Batesville. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said members of the …

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