• Poet to sign books

    Local author David Milon will be signing copies of his book of inspirational poetry entitled “God’s Poetry” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Paper Chase Book Store, located at 136 W. Main St. in downtown Batesville. The event is open to the public. …

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  • Master pianist to perform

    Weston Music Studio will present a master class with concert pianist Dr. Ian Hominick from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Weston Music Studio, located at 1365 College St. in Batesville. Hominick recently served as a panelist at the International Piano Pedagogy Conference in Novi …

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  • Block party set for Saturday

    Calvary Baptist Church will host a block party from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. The church is located at 1775 Lyon St. in Batesville. Included in the event will be a bounce house, face painting, balloon animals, basketball hoops, bean bag toss and playground equipment, …

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  • Westport Casuals reunion set

    Westport Casuals reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fred’s Fish House, located on Highway 69 past Walmart. For more information call Joy Marlin at (870) 283-5706, Annie Holland at (870) 799-8516 or Thurman Richardson at (870) 251-2208.

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  • Barr fundraiser to be Saturday

    Brooke Barr AMAGON — A fund-raising event will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the People Helping People Center in Amagon. The event will include barbecue, an auction, live music and a baked goods auction. All proceeds will go to assist Brooke Barr, a …

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  • MHS Project Graduation to host fish fry fundraiser

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne High School Project Graduation will host a fish fry and auction Saturday at the Izard County Fairgrounds near Melbourne. The fish fry will be at 4:30 p.m. with the auction following at 6. Fish dinners will cost $5. Approximately 60 auction items …

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  • Club News

    Bethesda EHC BETHESDA — Eleven members of Bethesda Extension Homemakers Club held the monthly meeting April 17. One guest was present. The meeting began with recital of the American flag pledge and the Homemakers’ creed. Members answered the roll by responding to the question “Do …

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  • Hillcrest slates commencement

    LYNN — Hillcrest High School will have graduation exercises at 7 p.m. May 11 in the Lynn Multipurpose Building with 27 seniors graduating. Co-valedictorians are Morgan Penn and Sarah Saffell. Penn has been active in Beta Club, Future Farmers of America and track and is …

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  • C-Ridge to continue summer care program

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Age Summer Care program will continue this year at the Cedar Ridge School District. The Cedar Ridge School Board on April 17 approved the continuation of a program for school-age students, to be located at Cord-Charlotte Elementary under the …

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  • Arkansas Tech team wins state bass title – Local man’s boat gets wrecked

    BULL SHOALS — “Hey, hey, what the heck. Wreck Tech,” the usual chant from Arkansas Tech’s opponents in other sports, took on a literal meaning for two of Tech’s bass fishing teams Sunday — the boat pulling the first-place and fourth-place teams’ catches was rear-ended …

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  • Chain Saw Safety Workshop set

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Conservation District will host a Chain Saw Safety Workshop on May 11 at the Ash Flat Senior Citizens Center (community building) at 20 Arnhart St., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., said Kerrie Brightwell, secretary. Classroom instruction will be …

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  • Teams each weigh in 11.70 pounds to tie in bass event

    CAVE CITY — Two teams tied for first place in Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Lake Norfork, reported tournament director Ron Watkins. Occupants of six of the nine boats in the tournament weighed in stringers of more than 9 pounds, Watkins said. Mark …

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