• Bank announces promotions

    The Citizens Bank of Batesville recently promoted four lending division staff members. Micah Beard has been promoted to senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer. He has 17 years lending experience and currently serves as interim chief lending officer. He joined Citizens Bank in …

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  • Sherwood wins Quality Award

    Sherwood Urgent Care of Batesville earned a Platinum Award in the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s annual Quality Awards program recently, according to a news release. The Quality Awards are designed to recognize improvement in and individual health care organizations’ performance and is given to …

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  • New agent joins Coldwell Banker

    Coldwell Banker Choice Realty announces the recent addition of new sales agent Kendall Faulkner. “Kendall is a long-time resident of the area, raised on the principals of honesty and integrity,” said business owner Missy Aaron. “He is a former member of the U.S. Army and …

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  • Agent completes course

    Brenda Henley of Coldwell Banker Choice Realty of Batesville recently completed a highly specialized course in short sales and foreclosures conducted by the National Association of Realtors. This course is one in a series required to qualify for the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, according …

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  • Local AT&T franchise gets new owner

    In an open house event May 3, NewWave Link of Tennessee announced the franchise purchase of the AT&T store at 70 Batesville Blvd. (formerly Cellular Mobility). “We are in the same Batesville location with the same staff, but with a new mission to support the …

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  • Drivers ed classes set

    Drivers education classes will be held at 8 a.m. beginning May 29 at Batesville High School, room 23. To register call Teonia Gott at (870) 793-6846 or Stu Smith at (870) 612-3974.

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  • Sharp Co. JPs to meet

    ASH FLAT — The monthly meeting of the Sharp County Quorum Court will be at 6 tonight in the Sharp County Courthouse at Ash Flat.

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  • Library to feature movies

    The Independence County Library at 368 E. Main St. in Batesville will host a free summer teen movie series beginning June 7. Films will be screened at the library at 2 p.m. on Thursdays through July 26. The June 7 film will be “Hugo” while …

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  • Fish supper set at Strawberry

    STRAWBERRY — A fish supper fundraiser for the Strawberry Fire Department is set to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Strawberry School cafeteria, said Fire Chief Stanley Mayland. The menu includes fish, hush puppies, fries, beans, coleslaw and a dessert. The price is $6 …

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  • Pinkson family reunion planned

    CAVE CITY — The family of Bill and Adair Pinkston will have a family reunion from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Cave City Community Center, said family member Johnny Curtis. A potluck meal will be served at noon. The annual event is …

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  • Memorial dance, potluck scheduled

    NEWPORT -— The Silver Moon Banquet Hall on Highway 367 North at Newport will host a Memorial Day family dance and potluck beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will include music by Jeannie and the Guys, Sonny Burgess, Rockin’ Luke Stroud and others. Veterans …

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  • Plants that changed world program to be presented

    The Foothills Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the First Community Bank’s community room for a program about plants that have changed the world, according to a news release. Ann Wood of Searcy, who is recognized as one of the state’s top …

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