• Subiaco names honor student

    SUBIACO — Subiaco Academy in northwest Arkansas has released its first quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 year, according to a news release. Daniel Haunert, son of Tim and Melaine Haunert of Batesville, made the honor roll, which requires a grade point average of 93 …

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  • House named vice president

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ozark Heritage Bank of Mountain View has announced that veteran banker John House of Mount Pleasant has joined the bank as a vice president and loan officer in the agricultural lending department. “John House has the breadth of experience and impeccable reputation …

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  • Flu shot clinic offered

    JONESBORO — Northeast Arkansas Baptist will host a free community flu shot clinic from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fisher Street First United Methodist Church, located at 301 N. Fisher St. in Jonesboro. Shots are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be …

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  • Local resident graduates Boston U

    BOSTON — Boston University has announced a list of its recent graduates, according to a news release. Kim Rider, who received a doctor of physical therapy, was one 1,622 graduates.

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  • Honor Roll – Concord Elementary

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year at Concord Elementary School, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Natalie Anderson, Kortlin Rogers, Deuce Whillock, Tanner Deckard; general — Gus Brackett, …

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  • Candidate dies after accident

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An 81-year-old Democrat in the race for a U.S. House seat in eastern Oklahoma died from injuries he sustained in a car accident, police said Monday. Earl Emmitt Everett, a retired school teacher and Korean War veteran, died Sunday at a …

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  • Saving big brother – 8-year-old hailed as hero

    VIOLET HILL — An 8-year-old boy is being hailed a hero after he saved his 14-year-old brother’s life. Alida Mohlke said both her sons were playing outside late Sunday afternoon when the incident happened. Ethan was playing on a rope the boys hang upside down …

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  • Intimidator lands new contract

    Intimidator Inc., a local manufacturer of utility and multi-terrain vehicles, has signed a contract with Mahindra, a worldwide tractor manufacturer, to design and build a line of utility vehicles, Bob Stroud, chairman of the Independence County Economic Development Commission, announced on Thursday at its monthly …

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  • Woman faces charges after leaving accident

    Independence County officers were called to the scene of a one-vehicle accident on Thursday but when they arrived, all they found was a blue Chevrolet S10 pickup on its side in a ditch and the driver nowhere around. Deputy Aaron Moody said he found the …

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  • Eagle Mtn. celebrates Grandparents Day

    The chairs may have been small. The table too, but Kaye Harris wouldn’t have minded to stay all day. Her granddaughter, Eagle Mountain Magnet fifth-grader Ashlyn Harris, could have opted to sit at her classroom table with friends, but it was the seat between Kaye …

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  • News anchors to speak

    Husband and wife Aaron and Ashley Nolan will be speaking at the Old Independence Regional Museum at 2 p.m. Sunday. The KARK anchors will discuss how they balance their lives as new parents and news broadcasters. Ashley Ketz-Nolan, a Batesville native, earned a degree in …

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  • ‘Evening of Mystery and Murder’ to be presented

    The Batesville High School drama department’s Pioneer Players will present “An Evening of Mystery and Murder: Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe” Saturday and Sunday at the Water Street auditorium. Performance times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission …

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