• Storms leave some damage in Oklahoma, Arkansas

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Severe thunderstorms brought much-needed rainfall but unwelcome wind damage in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas. Winds gusting over 70 mph blew through parts of southern Oklahoma and winds of at least 60 mph were reported in western Arkansas Thursday. Authorities say …

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  • Pitza 42 working to feed more than diners

    CONWAY (AP) — “Eat good and do good” is the motto of Pitza 42, located at 2235 Dave Ward Drive in Conway. The restaurant opened in September, and its owners, Austin and Ashton Samuelson, said they stay true to their word. The couple started Pitza …

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  • Board presents championship rings

    NEWARK — Members of the Cedar Ridge senior high quiz bowl team and adviser Carol Woods were presented with state championship rings when the Cedar Ridge School Board met recently. The team won the state finals competition April 28 and participated in the national competition …

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  • Cop killer convicted

    PARAGOULD (AP) — An Arkansas man was convicted of capital murder Thursday for killing a police officer who begged him not to shoot. After deliberating for less than an hour, a jury found Jerry Lard, 38, guilty of killing Trumann police officer Jonathan Schmidt during …

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  • Four-legged diva proves world has gone to the dogs

    If there really is a thing as reincarnation, I would want to come back as a dog named Kira. She belongs to my cousin’s daughter Ashley. She is a small shih tzu that has to be the most spoiled, pampered pooch I have ever seen. …

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  • Raising minimum wage good for Main Street

    The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce supported the last increase in the federal minimum wage on July 2009 and we believe another raise is overdue. The business owners I talk with every day say that, far from hurting their businesses, raising the minimum wage in …

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  • 100 million gun owners didn’t kill anyone last week

    “Laws that forbid the carrying of arms … disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.”  —Thomas Jefferson     For my 10th birthday, I wanted a BB gun. Like the mother in “A Christmas Story,” Mom simply said, “You’ll shoot …

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  • Children’s Day Camp offered

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Rocky Bayou Baptist Association Children’s Day Camp for children in the first through sixth grade will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Aug. 3 at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The …

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  • Vacation Bible schools announced

    West Baptist Church West Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children age 3 years (must be potty trained) through sixth grade. The theme is “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” Children will learn about the Grand Canyon, Paricutin …

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  • BAAC workshops set

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will host two children’s art camp sessions Monday through Wednesday. Session 1 is titled “Young Artists” and will be for students in kindergarten through second grades. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Fellowship Bible Church (old …

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  • Kendall’s Bears, Jonathan’s Books hold 12th annual charity event

    CAVE CITY — Kendall Townsley, 11, and Jonathan Townsley, 7, the children of Kenny and Annette Townsley of Cave City, collected 462 stuffed animals and 339 books during the past year from family and friends with a large portion coming from members of Lynn Church …

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  • T Tauri begins

    The 8th annual T Tauri Film Festival, the youth division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, will be Saturday at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The festival showcases short films made by the growing number of Arkansas filmmakers …

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