• Charges pending against teen for taking girl’s car

    A 15-year-old boy who reportedly took a girl’s car keys from a ball park dugout, and went for a joy ride before wrecking her car, may be facing charges of auto theft, driving without a license and two counts of criminal mischief. Kaelin Schroeder told …

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  • UAMS-AHEC to meet

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Area Health Education Center-North Central unit will hold two meetings on Thursday. The first will be held at noon at the Batesville Chamber of Commerce and the second at 5 p.m. in the Bad Boy Mowers conference room. …

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  • Women Woodland Owners conference set

    HOPE — The percentage of women who own and manage farms, ranches and forest land is increasing in Arkansas. “Planning for the future transfer of these lands from one generation to the next often happens haphazardly,” Tamara Walkingstick, associate director of the Arkansas Forest Resources …

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  • Clothing giveaway set

    A community outreach clothing giveaway will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Grace Communion Fellowship, located at 790 Allen Chapel Road. The church requests no vendors.

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  • Library looking to form teen book club

    The Independence County Library is looking for teens who would be interested in being part of a book club. For more information visit the library at 368 E. Main St. in Batesville, call (870) 793-8814 or email indcolib@hotmail.com.

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  • Sunday dinners set in E-Shade

    EVENING SHADE — The City of Evening Shade is holding fundraiser dinners from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on each of the next three Sundays in the Evening Shade School Cafeteria, said city official Kimberly Graddy. The menus are as follows: On Mother’s Day — …

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  • Klonoski, Wallace say wedding vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wallace CUSHMAN — Bethany Klonowski and Jimmy Wallace were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony April 14 at their home in Cushman. The Rev. Larry Morris officiated. The bride is the daughter of Walter Schwinghammer and Jackie Klonowski of Newark. …

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  • Sabini elected racing chairman

    OKLAHOMA CITY — New York State Racing and Wagering Board chairman John Sabini is the new chairman of the Association of Racing Commissioners International. Sabini, who was elected last year, was sworn in during the association’s annual meeting recently. In other actions, Commissioner Duncan Patterson …

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  • Preston Lee Lindsey

    Luke and Annie Lindsey of Ward have announced the birth of a son at Baptist Health in Little Rock on April 3, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Preston Lee Lindsey. Grandparents of the child are Pam Laster of …

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  • Area students net awards

    ARKADELPHIA — Scholarships, awards and honors were presented to students at Henderson State University during the annual Heart & Key awards assembly April 10. The event is presented each year by Heart & Key to publicly recognize the recipients and to show appreciation to the …

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  • Weston Music Studio sets spring recital festival

    Weston Music Studio will hold its annual spring recital festival at 3 and 6 p.m. May 19 in Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Themes are “Music Influenced by Great Literature, Art, Drama and Poetry” and “Classical …

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  • BHS soccer teams shut out state tourney foes

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Batesville Pioneers and Lady Pioneers completed a sweep with a pair of shutouts against Little Rock Mills soccer squads in the Class 5A State Tournament at Burns Park Thursday afternoon. The Lady Pioneers grabbed the first victory of the afternoon, …

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