• Midland’s new super calls special meeting

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the administration board room. The agenda will consist of a financial workshop and personnel. The meeting will mark Dewayne Wammack’s first day as new superintendent after being hired …

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  • Rose-James family reunion scheduled for Sunday

    CAVE CITY — The Rose-James family reunion will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 611 Shelbyville Road in Cave City. For more information call (870) 307-8761.

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  • Hospital announces layoffs

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — CHI St. Vincent says it will cut 157 positions system-wide after its acquisition of a hospital and clinic in Hot Springs. The company announced Thursday that the job reductions include 91 layoffs, with the remainder of cuts occurring by leaving vacant …

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  • Free service connects parents with area child care providers

    Child Care Aware of Northcentral Arkansas helps parents locate child care in northcentral Arkansas. Its referral service is free. The agency is a community child care resource and referral program providing services in 14 northcentral Arkansas counties. The program helps parents locate child care through …

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  • Radio Club set for public demonstration of emergency amateur radio operations

    Batesville area ham radio operators will join with thousands of amateur radio operators who will be showing off their emergency capabilities this weekend. Ham radio operators provide critical communications during tornadoes and other events worldwide. Field Day is the climax of the week-long Amateur Radio …

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  • WRHS golf tournament deemed a record success

     The White River Health System Foundation raised a record  $168,400 during the 20th annual Golf Classic at the Course at Eagle Mountain on June 14. The funds will be used to expand and renovate the White River Medical Center Emergency Room. “Our tournament’s success is …

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  • Fifth Sunday picnic set 

    MELBOURNE — First United Pentecostal Church of Melbourne will have its Second Annual Fifth Sunday Family Picnic on Sunday. A church service will begin at 2 p.m. followed by a cookout with all the fixings. Activities will include games with prizes and a hot-wing eating …

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  • Church to host block party

    SMITHVILLE — Smithville Baptist Church will host a block party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public. The event will feature a bounce house, pony rides, food and snow cones.

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  • Retirement reception set for Tuckerman’s Clausen

    TUCKERMAN — A retirement reception for Tammie Clausen will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Home Economics Building on the Tuckerman School campus. The event is being hosted by the Tuckerman Alumni Association. Clausen has been with the Jackson County School …

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  • Folk Center hosts Great American Flame-In

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Copper flame painters will meet in a Great American Flame-In June 30 through July 2 at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The event will be led by Skip Mathews, resident master craftsman at the park, and his wife, Racheal. …

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  • By His Grace to perfom

    By His Grace will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church, located at 2600 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville. Admission is free. Donations will be taken. For more information call (870) 307-1815.

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  • Ron Marcum concert slated

    DESHA — Ron Marcum will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, located at 2655 Heber Springs Road in Desha. Marcum has been in the music ministry since 1973, serving in churches in Arkansas and Texas, as well as being in …

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