• Evening Shade elementary to close – Superintendent: Head Start may get to stay

    CAVE CITY — Following a discussion of prospective numbers for the Evening Shade campus next term, the Cave City School Board regretfully voted unanimously to move those students to the Cave City campus in August, virtually closing the Evening Shade campus, said Superintendent Steven Green. …

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  • AgHeritage sets open house

    AgHeritage Farm Credit Services will host a Customer Appreciation Open House 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at 255 E. College St. in Batesville. Catfish and chicken dinners will be served. R.S.V.P. to lana.stovall@agfcs.com or call 1-800-299-2290 ext. 2124.

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  • Stolen truck recovered

    ASH FLAT — The Keith Crozier residence at 35 North Summit Ridge Drive in Ozark Acres was searched by the Sharp County sheriff’s officers and Third Judicial District Drug Task Force officers on Thursday and Crozier was arrested, said Sheriff Mark Counts. During the search …

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  • Boil order released

    STRAWBERRY — The Strawberry Water System boil order south of Strawberry that was issued last week was released effective Sunday, according to a news release.

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  • Cardiologist joins med center

    Dr. Athan Stoyioglou has joined the medical staff at White River Medical Center as an interventional cardiologist, announced Gary L. Bebow, CEO. Stoyioglou will be in private practice at Cardiology Associates, located at 253 Virginia Drive. Stoyioglou specializes in treating patients with heart disease. He …

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  • Cedar Ridge graduation to be Thursday at UACCB

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School will have its graduation at 7 p.m. May 8 in Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The number of graduates is 70. Valedictorian is Bryce Cash. His awards include Arkansas Governor’s …

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  • Lindblom, Grafton promoted to full professorship at Lyon

    The Lyon College Board of Trustees approved the promotions of two faculty members to full professor during its spring meeting April 24-25. Dr. Tim Lindblom, associate professor of biology, and Dr. Anthony Kurt Grafton, associate professor of chemistry, were both promoted to full professorship. Lindblom …

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  • Third-grader earns 2nd in PBS contest

    CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network has announced winners of the AETN PBS Kids Writers Contest and a Batesville third-grader is among them. AETN received more than 200 entries from students across Arkansas for this year’s contest, and all 12 winning stories can be …

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  • C-Village low-cost spay/neuter clinic to be held

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Cherokee Village Animal Control will host a low-cost mobile spay/neuter clinic May 13-15. Animals from any area are welcome. Appointments are necessary. Call (870) 994-4445 for appointments and pricing. The Arkansans for Animals mobile vet will offer a low-cost vaccination clinic from …

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  • Citywide yard sale scheduled

    EVENING SHADE — The Evening Shade Citywide Yard Sale will be all day Saturday, starting at 7 a.m., said Kimberly Graddy, one of the organizers. “There will be furniture, clothing, household items, tools, collectibles, small appliances, decorations and much more,” she said. For more information …

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  • Ozarka to host frog listening workshop

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College at Melbourne will partner with FrogWatch USA to offer a free frog listening workshop from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and May 13 in the Walter B. Hall building, room 112. The seminar will be presented by Tom Krohn, Arkansas regional …

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  • Fulton Extension Homemakers to have special program

    SALEM — The Fulton County Extension Homemakers will have a special program about the history of home demonstration/Extension Homemakers Clubs at the spring council meeting on Tuesday. Registration starts at 10 a.m. in the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem. All EHC …

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