• Club News

    Colonial Dames XVII Century and Daughters of the American Colonists The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century and the Cherokee Village Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists held the October meeting at the Citizens Bank Ramsey Mountain Community Room. The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, …

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  • Injured man to be arrested

    YELLVILLE (AP) — Authorities in northern Arkansas say they will arrest a man who accidentally shot himself in the leg while trying to scare off coyotes. Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers said the 44-year-old suspect is a convicted felon who can’t legally possess a firearm. …

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  • Appeal rejected

    MENA (AP) — The Arkansas Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a dentist sentenced to 52 years in prison after attacking a patient. The court rejected the appeal from 52-year-old David Van Winkle on Wednesday. He was convicted in October 2013 of aggravated …

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  • Treasurer pleads guilty

    LEWISVILLE (AP) — The Lafayette County treasurer and tax collector has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $240,000. Keesha Rose, 37, entered the plea on Wednesday in federal court. She was indicted earlier this year on two counts of theft from a program receiving federal …

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  • Ghost roams Back in Time

    One day while closing up and turning off the lights at her business, Linda Jobe was told to wait as there were still customers on the second floor of her antique shop, Back in Time Antiques. An employee’s husband who was there to pick up …

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  • Halloween activities

    Batesville Main Street Batesville will present its annual “Fun and Safe Halloween” event from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday on Main Street. Merchants and residents will be passing out treats to trick-or-treaters during the event. “Come and enjoy a safe environment for your children,” according …

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  • City council OKs $300K for wastewater project

    The city is under a time crunch to finish line work for the multimillion dollar wastewater expansion project. Tuesday night, the Batesville City Council agreed by ordinance to waive competitive bidding and authorize the water utility to contract for the transition to the recently-constructed gravity …

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  • Fleeing man charged with theft

    Suspected in a breaking and entering incident, Robert G. Mead of Batesville led his pursuer on a short foot chase until he was cornered by the cops. On Oct. 26 the 45-year-old Mead was chased from the residence of Billy and Trista Mansfield in the …

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  • John 3:16 selling smoked turkeys, hams, Boston butts

    CHARLOTTE — John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte is again selling smoked turkeys, hams and Boston butts for Thanksgiving. The cost for a turkey or ham is $34.95 each, and a Boston butt is $24.95 (prices include tax). Pickup will be Nov. 26, as the men …

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  • Pioneer photographer to be honored

    It took 60 years and friends he never knew, but old-time photographer J.R. Lewis is finally getting a monument to mark his final resting place. Lewis was a professional photographer for 64 years. Most of those years, he worked out of a studio on Batesville’s …

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  • Calico Rock to hold Halloween 5K night run

    CALICO ROCK — The Fill A Bowl 5K committee will host a Halloween 5K night run at 8 p.m. Friday. The race will start at the Calico Rock Elementary School and continue through the historic “ghost town.” Participants are encouraged to dress up for the …

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  • Mount Zion Lodge No. 10 hosts Red Cross blood drive

    A Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at Mount Zion Lodge No. 10, located at 985 Batesville Blvd., across from the airport. All those donating blood will receive a free Red Cross T-shirt.

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