Pharmacists group elect Moore, award Miller

July 8, 2010 FORT SMITH — Dennis Moore, doctor of pharmacy, of Batesville was installed as vice president of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association at the group’s 128th annual convention, held recently in Fort Smith.Moore is a 1969 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy with a bachelor of science in pharmacy. He earned a doctor of pharmacy from UAMS in 1972. He currently serves as the director of the UAMS North Central Area Health Education Center.

Wanted man nabbed during traffic stop

July 8, 2010 Faulty brake lights got a Locust Grove man stopped by the police and giving the officer a phony name earned him an extra citation, on top of being arrested on an outstanding felony warrant.The warrant and other charges caught up with Jacob Adams, 18, around 2:20 this morning when Deputy Anthony Carter stopped him for the faulty lights.Carter said he observed a 1980 Mustang with antique tags come out of Kennedy Park and didn’t see any brake lights when it stopped for a traffic sign.

3 teens arrested in home invasion

July 8, 2010 Three local teens, ages 16 and 17, are behind bars for their alleged participation in an armed robbery of a Batesville man in the early morning hours of June 17.Robert A. Ashburn of Addie Street told police he was awakened from sleep around 3 a.m. when someone pressed a gun to his head and told him not to move.According to Ashburn, the only things taken during the robbery were a PlayStation 2 console, valued at $100 and his wallet, which contained his bank debit card, Social Security card and identification.

The Weekend Events — What’s going on this weekend in the Batesville area:

July 8, 2010 Friday• “Handcrafted Evening in the Park,” 6:30-10 p.m., Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Village. Free admission.• “Trees, Trails and Animals” slide program, 8:30 p.m., Blanchard Springs Recreation Area amphitheater.• Drive-in movie screening of “The Last Starfighter,” 9 p.m., Jubilee Family Church in Batesville. In the event of rain, the movie will be shown inside. Free admission. Concessions will be for sale, or viewers may bring their own.Saturday

Liberty Bank promotes two

July 8, 2010 Liberty Bank of Arkansas recently promoted two employees, Adam Curtwright and Merissa Montalbo, according to Bob Evins, community bank president.After serving for more than four years as loan assistant, new accounts representative and teller, Curtwright has been promoted to loan officer and will be responsible for lending services at the Liberty Bank Batesville banking center.Montalbo has been promoted to loan assistant. She has more than two years of banking experience with Liberty Bank and has served as financial services representative and teller.

BAAC to screen movie

July 8, 2010 The Batesville Area Arts Council will host the next movie in its Summer Outdoor Movie Series on Sunday.“Fly Away Home” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. in Couch’s Garden at Lyon College in Batesville (behind Brown Chapel). Attendees should bring blankets, lawn chairs (maybe some insect repellent). These outdoor movies are free, but donations will be accepted.

Church offering VBS

July 8, 2010 Calvary Baptist Church will hold its vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Monday through July 16. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m.Classes will be available for kindergarten age children through those who have just completed the sixth grade.The theme this year is “Saddle Ridge Ranch,” where children can ask questions and discover the answers found in God’s word.For transportation or more information, call (870) 793-5480.The church is located at 18th and Lyon streets in Batesville.

Dance camp scheduled

July 8, 2010 The Batesville Ballet, Etc. will host a summer Dance Camp the week of July 12-15. The camp is available per day or as a four-day session. Day camp is for two age groups: 4-8 and 9-14. No previous dance experience or dance gear is required. “Kids will be provided with hours of dancing fun, art and craft projects, and a snack each day,” according to Cindy Hubberd with North Arkansas Dance Theatre. The last day of camp they will have a dance demonstration for parents. For more information call (870) 698-9098 ext. 0 or 1-866-468-6238 ext. 0 or e-mail

‘Kitchen Band’ to perform

July 8, 2010 HEBER SPRINGS — Granny’s Kitchen Band will perform a blend of comedy, improvised instruments and folk music at 7 p.m. Saturday at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers William Carl Garner Visitor Center auditorium.The visitor center is located north of Heber Springs at the west end of the dam on Highway 25 and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call (501) 362-9067.

Spaghetti supper planned

July 8, 2010 Quail Valley Free Will Baptist Church in Batesville will have a spaghetti supper and singing at 6 p.m. Saturday.