• Cedar Ridge school may hike millage

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Webb will recommend the Cedar Ridge School Board consider a millage increase, that if approved, would allow the district to hire two full-time resource officers starting next school year. Members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday …

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  • Sandage to retire, again

    After Larry Sandage retired in 2002, he found himself working harder than ever. So, he went back into the workforce. Now, he’s decided to give retirement another try — and hopefully, take things a little more leisurely this time. Sandage is retiring from White River …

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  • Personnel to be discussed

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the middle school library to discuss the possibility of hiring a resource officer for the 2013-14 school year, according to an agenda for the meeting. Superintendent Steven Green’s contract for …

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  • Contract to be considered

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will discuss Superintendent Dr. Michael Davidson’s contract for the 2013-14 school term when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school media center, according to an agenda for the regular meeting. In other personnel discussions, the directors …

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  • Airport eyes wash station

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the terminal building. Engineer Bob Chatman will give an update on the runway safety project. The commission will also discuss the 2013 budget, tree removal in approaches and plane wash station as proposed by …

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  • Melbourne wins 3 of 4

    MELBOURNE — The seventh- and eighth-grade Melbourne Junior Bearkatz won three of four Thursday against Cave City. The Cave City eighth-grade boys won 27-13. The Melbourne eighth-grade girls won 20-15. Jared Chaney led the seventh-grade Melbourne boys with 17 points as they won 40-20. The …

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  • Junior Pioneer basketball teams drop close ones in Paragould

    PARAGOULD — The Paragould juniors won two close ones over Batesville in 5A-East District basketball action here Thursday night. The Junior Lady Rams won 36-32 after losing the lead briefly in the fourth quarter. Paragould led 9-5, 17-15 and 29-25 at the quarter breaks. “We …

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  • Scots record 2nd 2-win night in AMC basketball

    Lyon College posted its second straight sweep of an American Midwest Conference basketball opponent Thursday night in Becknell Gymnasium when the women won 92-48 and the men won 64-58 over visitors from Springfield, Ill. The women’s game was about what fans would have expected as …

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day events set in Jonesboro

    JONESBORO — Several events are planned in Jonesboro to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Activities begin with the Community MLK Youth Explosion at 7 p.m. Sunday at City Youth Ministries. This event will be an opportunity for young people to celebrate Dr. King through …

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  • School sets variety night

    SULPHUR ROCK — Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary will host a variety show and art exhibit at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Admission is $5 for adults and free for students. Teachers and students will perform. A silent auction …

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  • Parkinson’s group to meet

    The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Citizens Bank Annex Building on College Street in Batesville. The meeting will center around new medications for Parkinson’s as well as supplements which have proven helpful in slowing progression of the …

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  • ‘Warm stuff’ yard sale set

    A “free warm stuff” yard sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at North Heights Church of Christ Annex Building, located on Warrior Road in Batesville above the fairgrounds. Coats, blankets and clothing will be given away. This is a community service …

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