Pfeiffer fundraiser planned

September 27, 2010 PFEIFFER — Modern Woodmen of America Camp 17348 of Batesville will host a meet-the-candidates, barbecue dinner, cake and pie auction fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.Proceeds will benefit the Pfeiffer Extension Homemakers Club. Money raised will be matched up to $500 by the home office of Modern Woodmen of America. Funds will be donated to the homemakers club and used to help renovate a 1942 building for the community.

BHS Class of ’70 reunion set

September 27, 2010 The Batesville High School Class of 1970 reunion will be Oct. 22 and 23.For more information, call Eddie Allen at (870) 698-0085.

Ozarka presents gourmet dinner

September 27, 2010 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College Culinary Arts Department will host another Gourmet Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7. The theme for this dinner will be Italian. Planning is under way and reservations are currently being accepted. The advanced Culinary Arts students under the direction of instructors, Mimi Newsome and Eric Smith, plan the menu, food orders, seating and other details for these events as a learning tool for the students. Dinner guests will order from a menu a la carte.

Prayer shawl group will meet

September 27, 2010 BETHESDA — The prayer shawl knitting/crotcheting group meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Bethesda Campground Methodist Church. Refreshments are served, and all are welcome, Joyce Williams said. For more information, call Williams at (870) 799-3743.

Hunt Family to perform

September 27, 2010 The Hunt Family will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, kicking off the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Performing Arts Series.The Hunt Family performs Celtic, bluegrass, inspirational and original music, offering a unique blend of diversity to each show. In addition to fiddling and step dancing, this family of nine also plays guitar, bass, keys, drums and mandolin.

Booster club plans meeting

September 27, 2010 HIGHLAND — The Highland Rebel Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the hospitality room of the A.L. Hutson Activity Center.Highland football coaches will present a mid-season update on Rebel football. The first annual Rebel Booster Club Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 16 at the south golf course in Cherokee Village.Sign-up forms for the tournament will be available at the meeting Tuesday as well as the pro shops in Cherokee Village or by calling (870) 257-2555.

ICARE to hold rabies clinic

September 27, 2010 MELBOURNE — Dr. Mark Williams, of Watson Creek Veterinary Clinic near Batesville, will be at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne on Saturday. He will be there to vaccinate pets for rabies at a charge of only $8 per animal. All dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers.

3 die in Stone Co. crash

September 27, 2010 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Three Mountain View residents were killed in a one-car crash early Saturday morning after a Stone County constable tried to stop the car for a traffic violation.The accident occurred on around 12:35 a.m. State Highway 14 at Cove Road in Stone County, according to a report filed by Arkansas State Police Trooper Terry Rutledge.The driver, 48-year-old David L. Armstrong, was westbound in a 1998 Mitsubishi on Highway 14. According to a published report, Stone County Constable Junior Golden attempted to stop Armstrong for a traffic violation.

Cossey seeks JP position in Sharp Co.

September 27, 2010 SIDNEY — Marvin Cossey has announced he is a candidate for the District 7 Sharp County justice of the peace position in the Nov. 2 general election.“I am a long-time resident of Sharp County and previously served as your JP in 2001 and 2002,” he said.“I am a conservative who will work to make life better for the citizens of our county. I believe in avoiding tax increases and using county funds wisely. During these dim economic times, when many are out of work and suffering hardships, county and city governments must learn to live within their means.

Inmates face additional charges

September 27, 2010 MELBOURNE — It seemed to be new charges all around for inmates at the Izard County jail last week.Three additional felony charges have been filed against a Melbourne man being held on a number of previous felonies, a misdemeanor, and probation violation. Jeffery Chase Moser, 20, has been recently charged with residential burglary, a class B felony; theft of property, a class C felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a class D felony.