• Southside graduation set for Sunday afternoon

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School will have its graduation at 2 p.m. May 18 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. There are 94 graduates. Valedictorian is Sawyer Wayne Keller, son of Sammy Keller and Toni Keller. His awards and honors include Optimist …

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  • Pioneers to graduate tonight

    Batesville High School will have its graduation at 8 tonight in BHS Pioneer Stadium. The number of graduates is 178. Co-valedictorians are Emily G. Pham, Ryan Parker Sanders and Samantha Michelle Westcott. Pham was born and raised in Batesville. She has been a part of …

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  • Two juniors to graduate tonight

    Ashton Johnson and Taylor Yant knew from the time they were in elementary that they wanted to graduate early from high school. Tonight, they’ll get their chance when they’ll be among more than 170 students at Batesville High School to receive their diplomas. While it …

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  • Vital Link announces EMS week

    Emergency medical services is a job without breaks, providing care beyond the doors of the hospital and May 18-24 has been designated as National Medical Services Week to celebrate the EMS profession — especially the EMTs and paramedics who provide the backbone of the pre-hospital …

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  • Disaster planning meeting set

    Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vital Link located at 1033 EMS Drive. ArkUps Damage Prevention Coordinator Mike Gowen will be the featured speaker discussing the dangers of digging around utility lines. Members will also hear monthly reports …

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  • Batesville to recognize church staff

    The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Central Magnet Elementary. Agenda items include recognitions of students and personnel, including those who are retiring, as well as discussion of school picture bid proposals and policy updates. Staff and members of Calvary Baptist …

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  • Airport panel to meet

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the airport conference room.

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  • Cushman council to meet

    CUSHMAN — The regular monthly meeting of the Cushman City Council will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the conference room of the Cushman Community Center, Mayor Jean Weatherford said. The agenda will include reviewing reports and outstanding bills. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • ICARE announces monthly dog wash schedule

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will hold dog washes every third Saturday. This month’s dog wash will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Corner Drug Store parking lot in Melbourne. A wash and dip is $15. A wash only …

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  • Bethany Project luau set

    CAVE CITY — A luau will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the city park in Cave City. There will be food, games and other activities. The event is open to all ages. Proceeds will be donated to the Bethany Project, a …

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  • Parkinson’s support group to meet on Monday

    The White River Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Citizens Bank Annex on College Street in Batesville. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at this location. The meeting is open to all patients, caregivers, relatives …

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  • Fellowship rally planned

    MELBOURNE — A fellowship rally will be held at 7:30 tonight at First United Pentecostal Church in Melbourne. Evangelist will be the Rev. Dennis Killman. Pastor is Jason F. Smith. The church is located at 99 Winfree Lane. For more information call (870) 416-8225 or …

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