• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Willis continues to improve

    A Batesville man injured in a shooting at home Thursday afternoon continues to show signs of improvements, according to family members. Hardy Willis, former Independence County coroner, called 911 around 2 p.m. Thursday to say he’d been shot. He was home alone at the time. …

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