• UACCB mascot to be discussed

    Members of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Student Government Association will be hoping the UACCB Board of Visitors approve a college mascot when the board meets 4 p.m. Thursday in Independence Hall. Linh Tran, SGA president will be giving a report at …

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  • Health clinic to be considered

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board will meet at 6:30 tonight in the high school cafeteria annex. Agenda items are scheduled to include discussion and review of health clinic proposals, personnel reports, contract renewals and recognitions of the Striders Running Club and weightlifting team. Meetings …

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  • Records to be destroyed

    Special education records for students who were in the Batesville School District’s program during the 2006-07 year will be destroyed April 25. These records can be picked up or reviewed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24 at the special programs office, 955 Water …

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  • Izard County death ruled suicide

    MELBOURNE — The body removed from a burned structure on LaCrosse Road early morning April 7 is confirmed to be that of 58-year-old Charles Green, according to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. “Following a thorough investigation involving the Izard County Sheriff’s …

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  • Unattended children results in arrest of woman in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE — Four unattended children were taken into custody of the Department of Humane Services after Izard County deputies were asked to conduct a welfare check on children at 185 College Drive in Melbourne Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The children, ages 4, …

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  • Hall appointed to CHILDREN Advisory Council

    Ted Hall was recently appointed to the Advisory Council for CHILDREN of Northcentral Arkansas for a two-year term. CHILDREN, which stands for Childcare Hub for Information, Learning, Development, Resource, Education and Networking, is a regional child care resource and referral service that helps parents locate …

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  • UACCB plans Renaissance Days

    The ninth annual Renaissance Days at University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will be held April 27 and 28. According to the event’s organizer, Marla Bennett, Renaissance Days continues to be a popular area festival. “Each year, festival participants gather at UACCB to enjoy …

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  • Parkinson’s Support Group to hold semi-annual meeting

    The Batesville Area Parkinson’s Support Group will hold its semi-annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Josephine Raye Rogers imaging center at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Guest speakers will address depression, medications and Deep Brain Stimulus. There will be …

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  • Habitual offender arrested for taking ATV

    Previously convicted of four or more felonies, 28-year-old Daniel Hulsey of Antioch Road is now being charged with theft by receiving in the case of a stolen four-wheeler. In a court affidavit, Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator Michael Thatch said that Hulsey was arrested after witnesses …

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  • Man spotted during home burglary, charged with selling stolen jewelry

    Timothy Brewer Felony residential burglary and theft of property charges have been filed against 54-year-old Timothy Brewer of Caney Creek, according to a court affidavit filed by Detective Michael Thatch with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Thatch said that on Feb. 14 a deputy took …

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  • Woman says debit card fraudulently used in Can.

    Heather M. Stauffer of Cave City reported that she received a notice from her debit card provider saying that suspicious activity indicated that someone might be illegally using her card, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. A check with her bank …

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  • Burglars chased

    NEWPORT — Two burglars were chased out of the residence they were stealing from in Newport and one was arrested, according to a news release from Lt. Patrick Weatherford of the Newport Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. Police officers were dispatched to the area of …

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