• Riding gear stolen from trailer

    Sometime between September and Wednesday, someone broke into a horse trailer owned by David Hagler and stole $6,000 worth of riding gear, according to Independence County Deputy Michael Moody. “Hagler said he is unsure of where the theft really occurred because the horse trailer had …

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  • Board to discuss running club

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria. Agenda items include a presentation by volunteer Davy Insell with the Southside Striders running club, principals’ reports, and contract extensions for elementary, middle and high school personnel. Meetings …

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  • JPs to dole out grant funds

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County justices will be asked to appropriate $240,000 in grant funds when the quorum court meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the main courtroom of the courthouse in Ash Flat, said County Judge Larry Brown. The money will go toward construction …

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  • UACCB down to 3 mascots

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Student Government Association will hold a campuswide meeting at 5 p.m. Monday to discuss final selections on a campus mascot. The informal, drop-in meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Nursing and …

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  • Concord council eyes grant

    CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the city hall to discuss a grant and handle routine monthly business, said Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. She said the city was recently notified by White River Planning and Development District that it …

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  • Ballot positions to be drawn

    The Independence County Election Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the basement of the Independence County Courthouse. The agenda includes drawing for ballot positions for all opposed races for the May 22 primary election, distributing election materials to poll workers for Tuesday’s special …

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  • Concord board to tour cafeteria

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday to tour the new cafeteria building, according to an agenda for the regular meeting. The directors will also hear an update concerning the use of a mini-excavating machine and will review contracts for …

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  • Izard Co. singing set

    The Izard County singing will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Brockwell Music School auditorium. The event is open to anyone interested in singing and playing Southern gospel music. For more information call (870) 368-4146 or 368-5012.

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  • Tax preparation offered

    AARP Tax Aide is offering free tax preparation services from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday through April 11, except April 4, in the George Rider Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. …

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  • Retired teachers to meet

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Retired Teachers/School Employees will meet at noon Monday at Ozarka College in Melbourne. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. The speaker will be Jimmie Lou Fisher. Fisher, born in Delight, has served as Greene County treasurer, state …

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  • Culinary arts program accepting applications

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College culinary arts program is currently accepting applications. Students accepted into the program will complete an application for admission, an interview with program advisors and the required general education courses. To enroll, students should register with Ozarka College either online at …

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  • Updated info requested

    The annual Community Focus special section will publish April 19, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 or kaytharp@guardonline.com. The Community …

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