• Southern Raised to perform

    CAVE CITY — Southern Raised will be in concert at 7 p.m. April 21 and 11 a.m. April 22 at Eastside Southern Baptist Church, located on Highway 230 East in Cave City. Admission is free and open to the public. Donations will be taken for …

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  • Fire depts. set fundraisers

    LYNN — The Lynn Volunteer Fire Department annual fundraiser will be Saturday at Lynn Gymnasium. A plate dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. The event will include a live band, door prizes, an auction and raffles. ——— MOOREFIELD — Sulphur Rock Fire Department will have …

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  • Photographer participates in Operation Smile

    HIGHLAND — Photographer Clark Sanders of Highland will join with Professional Photographers of America Charities to promote Celebration of Smiles Day on Saturday. This national fund-raising effort will benefit Operation Smile, which treats children around the world who suffer with cleft lips, cleft palates and …

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  • Two die in separate traffic accidents

    Joseph Moody, 31, of 815 Rock St., Batesville, died in a one-car crash on Highway 25 near Strawberry late Thursday night, Arkansas State Police Trooper Jeremy Conner said. The Trooper said Moody was driving south on Highway 25 around 10:13 p.m. when he lost control …

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  • 10-month-old jewelry theft reported to police

    While reporting a theft of $40 from her apartment Tuesday morning, a Batesville woman took the opportunity to report the theft of approximately $8,500 in jewelry — 10 months ago. Deputy Bret Ward said around 11 a.m. he met with Patricia L. King at her …

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  • Students to perform at recital

    The final recital of the academic year by music students at Lyon College will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Brown Chapel and conclude in Bevens Music Room. Admission is free and open to the public. Among the performers are organist Aaron Walton, pianists …

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  • Assistant superintendent named

    Harvey Howard Central Magnet Elementary’s principal will soon become Batesville School District’s new assistant superintendent when next school year gets under way. On Monday the Batesville School Board approved a recommendation to hire Central Magnet Principal Harvey Howard as assistant superintendent. It’s a role Ronnie …

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  • No tags on bike leads to charges

    Claiming he didn’t know a police officer was trying to get him to stop, a Newark man is now facing numerous traffic charges, including fleeing from police. Around 5:15 Tuesday afternoon Deputy Michael Moody said he was patroling in Newark when he noticed two riders …

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  • Cave City board takes action to get fund in right place

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board on Monday approved a corrective action plan to address a problem involving about $900 in the Special Education portion of its 2010-2011 audit, said Superintendent Steven Green. No money was missing, but was merely coded incorrectly and/or …

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  • Meals on Wheels: Delivering more than just food

    It’s 6 a.m. when workers begin preparing meals at the Batesville Senior Citizens Center, destined for other senior citizens as well as a number of homes in Independence County. There will be about 130 meals on any given day, and diabetic meals are available. Two …

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  • Miner’s Day to be discussed

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman Women’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 tonight at Cushman City Hall to discuss Miner’s Day in October.

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  • Club News

    Colonial Dames XVII Century and Daughters of the American Colonists   The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century recently met in the Anglican Hall of the Episcopal Church in Batesville. The chapter consists of members in Batesville, Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and surrounding areas. …

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