• Thanksgiving recipes

    William Tell’s Never-Miss Apple Cake 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 cups sugar, divided 4 eggs 1 cup canola oil 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups chopped peeled …

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  • Janet’s Notebook

    Thanksgiving 2.0, Reinventing Leftovers The table has been set, friends and family have gathered and the Thanksgiving meal has been enjoyed. Now comes one of my favorite things – leftovers! Subconsciously, I wonder if I make so much food just so I have extras. Leftovers …

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  • Thanksgiving recipes

    Garlic Rosemary Turkey 1 whole turkey (10 to 12 pounds) 6 to 8 garlic cloves, peeled 2 large lemons, halved 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed 1 teaspoon rubbed sage Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cut six to eight small slits in …

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  • December brings Ark.Trail of Holiday Lights

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than 60 communities across Arkansas are taking part in the Trail of Holiday Lights in December. The annual event begins the week of Thanksgiving and runs through the Christmas season and into the New Year. Cities and towns across Arkansas …

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  • Jaguar exhibit reopens at Little Rock Zoo

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The jaguar exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo that was closed in October after a toddler fell into it has reopened. Jaguars were back on display Tuesday with new warning signage. Zoo marketing director Susan Altrui says the zebra-striped signs warn …

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  • Charlotte family feels blessed: 7th-grader’s leukemia in remission

    Reese Elizabeth Gardner is like most kids. She loves basketball and does the typical things that seventh-grade girls do. There’s one difference: Reese was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. When Reese began coughing, having …

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  • Law enforcement split-talk continues

    To have or not have a city police force? That question remained unanswered when the Batesville City Council’s committee on law enforcement met Monday night and continued discussion of the idea. Batesville currently contracts with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement at cost …

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  • What would you do for a Klondike bar?

    Would you go to jail for a Klondike bar? One man allegedly took three ice cream bars along with various other items and later admitted taking them after he was confronted by the loss prevention officer. The police report states that Justin Haigwood, 20, of …

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  • Aggressive woman ‘bear-hugged,’ jailed

    An unruly woman at an arson scene was taken to jail. Independence County Officer Wayne Green said when he was dispatched Friday morning to a structure fire at 2268 Blackland Road he was radioed by Oil Trough Fire Chief Jimmy McDaniel who said there was …

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  • Husband arrested for allegedly choking wife

    MELBOURNE — A Pineville man was arrested Sunday night after Izard County deputies were dispatched to a residence in response to a report of domestic violence. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said upon deputies Ed Sollock and Matt Yancey’s arrival around 8 p.m. Sunday, Teresa …

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  • Main Street plans ‘Winter Wonderland’

    Main Street Batesville will create a Snowman Winter Wonderland in the pocket park, located at 315 E. Main St. in Batesville, to celebrate the Christmas season. The public is invited to try and name all of the Hollywood Snowmen, enjoy refreshments from Morningside Coffee House …

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  • Free dinner offered

    A community Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, located at Sixth and Main streets in downtown Batesville. The event is sponsored by First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, Compass Church and Believers Community Church. …

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