• Friends Day to be celebrated

    First Church of Batesville will have its annual celebration of Friend’s Day at 10 a.m. Sunday. Larry Carter, singer, songwriter and musician, formerly with the McGruders, will minister in word and song. National children’s evangelist Tim O’Brien will lead a program for the children. Door …

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  • NAESC board to meet

    MELBOURNE — The Northcentral Arkansas Education Service Cooperative board will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the math and science room, 1013 Haley St., Melbourne. Agenda items include personnel reports, the co-op’s 2012-13 calendar, summer schedule and paper bids. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Sulphur Rock cleanup slated

    SULPHUR ROCK — A city-wide cleanup will be held in Sulphur Rock on Saturday, according to city officials. Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite said all items to be picked up should be at street curbs by 8 a.m. Items that will not be picked up include tires, …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29, 2012.

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  • Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Army Pvt. Jonathan K. Lawrence has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. The field artillery specialists serve in intelligence activities including target processing in field artillery, cannon battalions, division artillery, artillery …

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  • Historical figure spotlighted

    Larry Stroud “What the ???” Local author Mark Alan Rorie’s latest book in his Polk Bayou Kids series introduces young readers to one of the Batesville area’s — and the nation’s — most intriguing characters, Abraham Ruddell. The book, the fourth in the series, is …

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  • Dumbing down the American dream

    Young Americans received unwelcome news this week when an April 23 AP report found 53.6 percent of college graduates under the age of 25 are jobless or underemployed, and there is little hope for improvement in the near future. This news is grim for young …

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  • Up in smoke

    Towards the beginning of the cult classic “Dazed & Confused,” a high school senior named Slater, inquires of baby-faced freshman Mitch, “Are you cool?” What Slater is really asking — in this ode to 1970s youth and the counterculture — is “Do you smoke pot?” …

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  • Springfest begins Friday

    HEBER SPRINGS — The 25th Annual Springfest will be held Friday through Sunday in downtown Heber Springs and Spring Park. The traditional ArtWalk will be Friday in the Cleburne County judge’s office. The Springfest Street Fair will be held on Third Street just outside the …

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  • Ark. AG rejects 1 ballot item, approves another

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas attorney general approved wording of a proposed November ballot item that would legalize casino gambling and rejected another that would reduce the number of signatures that backers of ballot proposals need. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Wednesday approved …

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  • WRMC recognizes Nationally Certified Nurses

    White River Medical Center has nearly 80 Nationally Certified Nurses (some with multiple certifications) in 26 fields including obstetrics, critical care, medical/surgical, operating room and emergency care. To recognize their accomplishments, WRMC nursing leaders recently held a National Certification Achievement Banquet. The number of certified …

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  • Glen Bowren

    Glen Bowren NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Glen Wane Bowren, 80, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, April 24, 2012. He was a retired CW03 in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He spent many years in the car business and retired from …

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