• Diabetes meeting is Thursday

    The monthly meeting of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Area Health Education Center North Central Diabetes Center will be at noon Thursday at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce.There will be no 5 p.m. meeting until further notice. For more information call (870) …

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  • Civitan Club is collecting flags

    White River Valley Civitan Club is collecting worn and tattered United States flags to be recycled. All flags collected will be presented to Sen. Shane Broadway at the 2012 Heartland District Civitan Convention in Hot Springs on Friday. Broadway is being honored with the district’s …

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  • Pryor tours Batesville

    College students face enough financial challenges, but one item that keeps rising is the cost of books, according to U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor. Pryor was in Batesville Thursday, visiting various businesses and educational institutions. He started his day with a stop at the University of …

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  • Family reports man missing while he was in jail

    HEBER SPRINGS — A Heber Springs man who fled police on foot last week has been arrested. Acting on a tip investigators from the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office were conducting surveillance at the West Hills Apartments in Heber Springs Tuesday night when they spotted Colton …

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  • 2 arrested in drug bust

    Timothy Ridgley MELBOURNE — Thousands of dollars in cash was seized Tuesday in a drug bust by members of the Izard County Sheriff’s Department, 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, according to a news release by …

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  • 3 file for office

    Three more candidates have filed for municipal offices in Sharp County, according to information from the county clerk’s office this morning. They include: Ash Flat  Ward 1, Position 1 — Fred Goodwin Cherokee Village Ward 4, Position 1 — Linda E. O’Neal Evening Shade Ward …

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  • Southside to hear project update

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board will meet at 6:30 tonight in the cafeteria annex. Agenda items include a progress update from architects about the new high school project, discussion of a tuition agreement with The Community School and the hiring of employees. Meetings are …

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  • Miners Day to be discussed

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 7 tonight at city hall. Agenda items include the discussion of Cushman Miners Day. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no …

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  • City seeks federal funds

    The city of Batesville hopes to be hiring more heroes, via a federal grant called VOW to Hire Heroes Program. The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall to discuss the grant and to recognize the safety employee of the …

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  • Vacancy to be declared

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the main courtroom in the county courthouse to declare a vacancy for a justice of the peace position due to the recent death of Ray Martin of Ash Flat, said County …

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  • Camera gear stolen at cave

    While spelunking inside Blowing Cave near Cushman Saturday, a Mountain View man said his camera bag and gear were stolen from his Jeep parked near the cave entrance. Andrew Baker told police he went in the cave around 2:40 p.m. and when he returned to …

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