• Stagner nets funds

    Joseph Allen Stagner of Batesville has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a Freedom Plan scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community, according to a news …

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  • Williams Baptist College announces graduates

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College awarded degrees to 100 graduates during its 2012 baccalaureate and commencement exercises May 5. A crowd of more than 1,000 filled WBC’s Southerland-Mabee Center for the ceremony. Dr. William Steeger, recently retired pastor of First Baptist Church in Paragould. …

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  • Student awarded Lyon scholarship

    Brea Young Brea Young of Magness, a senior at Cedar Ridge High School, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an academic scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of …

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  • Author to sign book

    HARDY — Author Janice Stump Clark of Black Rock will be signing copies of her latest book for children, “Miss Golden-silk Unties a Tangle.” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in the Old Hardy Gym as part of the Ozark Visual Arts Showcase, said James Branscum …

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  • STAR program set

    The Batesville School District Summer To Always Remember program for kindergarten through sixth-grade students will be held May 31 to Aug. 3. The program offers child care services and courses in photography, cooking, art, dance, etc. It will also partner with the Batesville Community Theater …

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  • UACCB to offer Zumba

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a Zumba and Toning class beginning June 4 in the Nursing and Allied Health building, room 922. Instructor for the course is recent UACCB graduate, Haley Albert, who is certified in both Zumba and toning. …

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  • Home preservation of foods to be discussed

    A meeting to determine if the public is interested in learning about the practice of preserving foods at home will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperative Extension Service Office, located at 1770 Myers St. in Batesville. According to a news release by …

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  • Board meets tonight

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne School Board will hold an expulsion hearing followed by a regular meeting at 6 tonight in the administration board room. Agenda items for the regular meeting include discussion of copier machine proposals and approval of resignations.

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  • Airport meeting scheduled

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 5:30 tonight in the conference room at the airport terminal. It will by followed by the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville pinning ceremony for the Aviation Maintenance class. Commission meetings are every third Monday of the …

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  • School honors former students – Playground dedicated to children killed in crash

    BALD KNOB — H.L. Lubker Elementary school in Bald Knob dedicated a playground Tuesday morning to two children who were killed in a car accident on their way to church in 2007. Tanner Rose, 9, and Brooklyn Rose, 3, were killed when a man driving …

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  • Accident causes outage

    ASH FLAT — A one-vehicle accident on Cardinal Road at Cave City on Monday led to a power outage over a relatively wide area, according to an accident report from the Sharp County Sheriff’s Department. About 5:24 p.m. William Smith of Highway 115, Cave City, …

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  • Cave City man killed after refusing to stop for police

    CAVE CITY — A driver who was either too impaired to know police were trying to stop him or otherwise refused to stop died following a Thursday afternoon, two-vehicle accident on Grange Road, according to Arkansas State Police Cpl. Seth Higginbottom. Dead is Carthal M. …

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