• Musicians sought

    Acoustic musicians and singers are invited to gather at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Non-musicians who want to listen to the music are welcome. For more information …

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  • Bull riding returns to Salem

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair is bringing bull riding back to Salem. Rodeo fans will have an opportunity to see some of the top bull riders match their riding skills against some of the toughest bulls in the area at the Hills Auto Sales/RLH …

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  • First Responders Day set

    VIOLET HILL — Fairview Missionary Baptist Church in Violet Hill will host First Responders Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. All area first responders and emergency workers will be honored during the morning service. A potluck will follow. For a ride to the church, call Randy …

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  • Lee’s Chapel to host singing

    SANDTOWN — A singing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Lee’s Chapel at Sandtown. A potluck will be served at noon. The event is open to the public.

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  • Piano recital to be held

    SAGE — Piano students of Lois Hacker will be presented in recital at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Sage Baptist Church. Participants, ranging in age from 5 to 18, will include Elijah Walters, Hayden Edwards, Bethany Higgins, Allie Cone, Katelynn Johnson, Ella Vest, Hannah Vest, Elle …

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  • Maxville Missionary to host VBS

    CAVE CITY — Maxville Missionary Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. June 2 through 6. This year’s theme is “Cross Canyon Trail — Ridin’ Strong with Jesus.” Classes will be held for children from birth through teenagers. Included will …

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  • Easton Corbin to headline Downtown Jonesboro

    JONESBORO — The Downtown Jonesboro BBQ & Music Fest has announced plans for its sixth annual event to be held in downtown Jonesboro on Sept. 27, according to a news release. The free event will include music throughout the day, a Friday and Saturday barbecue …

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  • River Valley Needleworks meeting announced 

    The River Valley Needle Works Project Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 1770 Meyers St. in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone who knits, crochets or does counted cross stitch or who would like …

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  • Memorial service slated

    Egner Cemetery memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Mount Pleasant 1951-52 girls high school basketball team, with Coach Ray Givens. Mike Shrable, who shared the photograph, said that his aunt, Nadine Coleman, is in the back row on the far right. Geta Hutchins is second from the left on the front row. …

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  • Veterans insignia available

    Veterans recognition window stickers and magnetic vehicle plaques are now available for veterans to show how they served the country. Called “VetSignias,” they honor veterans from World War II to today’s War on Terror. Available are 36 styles of special metalized film window stickers and …

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  • Foundation names Dicus president

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation has announced that Chuck Dicus as been named as the foundation’s new president. In this position, Dicus will be responsible for the fundraising efforts and day-to-day operation of the foundation. He will work closely with the …

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