• BladeSports competition set

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — BladeSports National Finals Cutting Competition will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Several world records have been broken in past competitions. This sport starts with the competitor chopping a two-by-four …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 11 – Sunday, May 13, 2012.

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  • Summer trap shooting leagues now forming

    The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex in Batesville has announced that summer trap leagues are now being formed for the eight-week season, June 15 through Aug. 11. The leagues are open to everyone, industry teams, church teams, youth teams and teams of individuals. Leagues will …

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  • Diemer, Brown win tourney

    CAVE CITY — David Diemer and Roger Brown weighed in five bass totaling 10.05 pounds to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Greers Ferry Lake, said tournament director Ron Watkins. Thirteen boats were in the tournament. Danny Brustrom and C.J. Brustrom placed second …

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  • Kids College to offer iPad, CSI, cooking, other classes

    It’s not that unheard of these days for toddlers to be as adept at using an iPad as their parents are. This summer, children in grades 1-6 will  have a chance to catch up, even if they’ve never so much as looked at an iPad …

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  • Hospitality training planned

    The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce invites all managers and business owners in the hospitality industry to attend a “Welcome to Arkansas” cross-selling and hospitality training May 29. The event will be held in the George Rider Community Room at First Community Bank from 10:30 …

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  • Batesville Rotarians honored

    Batesville Rotary Club member Tim Bruner has been selected as the district governor nominee for District 6150, meaning he will be district governor in 2014-15, said club president Ronald Richardson. “Being selected district governor is a huge honor, as its the top leadership position within …

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  • Study supports canoeing on Poke Bayou

    What started as a vision for some members of the Batesville community a few years ago is now a step closer to reality following a feasibility study by Arkansas State University at Jonesboro. That “vision” was to expand local natural resources, Poke Bayou in particular, …

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  • Lucero Family Picnic returning

    The Lucero Family Picnic will return to Riverside Park in Batesville May 19 after a four-year hiatus, according to Steve Thomas with Batesville Promotions. Lucero, from Memphis, is touring the nation in support of its new CD, “Women & Work,” which debuted last month on …

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  • Burglars grab electronics

    While he was at work Tuesday, someone took the opportunity to grab a TV and electronics from the home of Jordan Holloman on Allen Chapel Road. Holloman told police he left for work around 10 a.m. and returned at 5 p.m. to find his 42-inch …

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  • Proposed Southside park to be discussed

    SOUTHSIDE — A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. May 14 at Southside High School cafeteria annex. The purpose of the meeting is to identify potential outdoor park and recreation needs and priorities for the year. Following the identification process, officials will select …

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  • Bell given scholarship

    WALNUT RIDGE — Haley Bell of Saffell has been awarded a University of Arkansas at Community College of Batesville Summit Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to qualifying graduates of UACCB through an agreement between UACCB and Williams. Bell is a …

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