• William David Paul Seibert

    Benjamin and Natalie Seibert, Wade and Alexandria of Hardy have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on July 25, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, .4 ounces and has been named William David Paul Seibert. Grandparents of the …

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  • Jack Caleb Hegarty

    Aaron and Jordan Hegarty of Jacksonville have announced the birth of a son at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center in Little Rock on Aug. 7, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Jack Caleb Hegarty. Grandparents …

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  • Kari Ann Creekmore

    Joe and Cathy Creekmore, Andrew, Jesse and Joseph of Cave City have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Aug. 13, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Kari Ann Creekmore. Grandparents of …

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  • Community art programs awarded

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $1,178,773 to 93 Arkansas organizations for fiscal year 2013 and those in the Batesville area are among them. This investment in community arts and educational activities is funded …

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  • Photos being sought

    The city of Batesville is hoping to do a wall of honor for Batesville’s past mayors and is currently seeking photos and information about the administrators. Anyone with photos may email them to mayor@cityofbatesville.com, call (870) 698-2400 or visit city hall at 500 E. Main …

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  • Rehearsals to begin

    The Batesville Choral Society will begin rehearsals for the season from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 27 in the chorus room at First Presbyterian Church, located at 775 East Boswell St. in Batesville. Karen Graham is the director, and Russell Stinson serves as accompanist. Last …

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  • Free clothing is available

    CUSHMAN — Cushman United Methodist Church has free clothing available from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday. The public is welcome to take what they need.

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  • Luau dance, potluck set

    NEWPORT — A Hawaiian luau family dance and potluck will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Silver Moon Banquet Hall in Newport, Highway 367 North. Jeannie and the Guys with special guest Doug Greeno will be the featured entertainment. Admission is $5 and …

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  • Church to host back to school bash

    CUSHMAN — Cushman United Methodist Church will host its annual back to school bash from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be games, face painting and refreshments. The event is open to the public. The church is located on South Second and Martin streets.

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  • State nominates 9 historic properties

    LITTLE ROCK — The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program nominated nine Arkansas properties to the National Register of Historic Places when it met Aug. 1, AHPP director Frances McSwain has announced. Properties nominated to the National Register are: • South Main …

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  • NADT to select cast for ‘The Nutcracker’

    The North Arkansas Dance Theatre, a non-profit organization, will present its eighth annual production of ‘The Nutcracker’ Nov. 16 and 17 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. An open casting call for children and adult roles will be at 2 p.m. Aug. …

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  • Woman targeted in $18M car scam

    With promises of winning millions of dollars and a new car, a Newark woman reports falling prey to a phone scam. Tuesday afternoon the unidentified woman told Deputy Daniel Heflin that she got a call Monday from a man who said his name was David …

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