• Moms of Military to meet

    The Moms of the Military (MOMS) Prayer and Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church. The meeting is open to all women with family serving in any branch of the military. The group meets the third Monday evening of each …

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  • County budget committee may cut grants

    The Independence County Quorum Court budget committee revisited the issue of cutting grant money in a meeting on Thursday night. It was discussed last November to cut the grants by 2 percent, but somehow it never happened and some grants were actually raised. The justices …

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  • 2 men seriously hurt when tower collapses

    BETHESDA — Two men who were doing free-lance work on their own but who have regular jobs with Ind-Co Cable were seriously injured about 1 p.m. Saturday when an old communications tower they were dismantling fell, said Eugene Dowell, captain for the Bethesda Fire Department. …

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  • Fulmer drops out of race

    Independence County Assessor Odus Fulmer will not seek another term due to what he sees as “obvious and intended interference with the operation of the Assessor’s office.” Fulmer was running unopposed for a seventh term, but told the Independence County Election Commission he has withdrawn …

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  • UACCB increases tuition

    Students at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville can expect to pay more in tuition next semester but less when compared to other two-year colleges in the area. The money, however, won’t be to fund new buildings or projects, but rather cover operational …

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  • Man with gun threatens to turn down music for driver

    Not liking the music he was hearing Sunday afternoon, a 70-year-old Little Rock man reportedly threatened to turn down a motorists music with his .22 magnum revolver. A 911 call to police dispatch around 2:45 p.m. sent police to Eagle Mountain Shopping Center where Conan …

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  • C-Ridge to discuss transfers

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room at Newark. Items include, student transfers, Arkansas School Board Association policy recommendations and personnel reports.

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  • Ozarka board to meet March 15

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will have its quarterly meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 15 in the conference room at the Ash Flat campus. Action items include the approval of new hires, reappointment of employees, approval of provisional positions, request for a …

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  • Cushman council sets meeting

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mayor Jean Weatherman’s house. Reports will be heard from all departments and bills will be reviewed. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Habitat sets groundbreaking, prepares for third house

    Habitat for Humanity of Independence County will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its third house at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Boggs Street, between Grace and Edith streets. The third house will be home to the Richardson family, Andrew and Daniella and their two children. The …

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  • Free health event to include cooking demonstration

    Tastes Good & Good for You, a free community health event, will be held twice Wednesday, from noon to 1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. at White River Medical Center’s Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, Conference Room B. Presented by Neika Hastings, director …

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  • AARP to hear about clinic

    AARP will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at China King in Batesville. The program will be the Christian Health Clinic.

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