• Storm spawns survival store

    CALICO ROCK — Tornadoes, snow, ice, flooding. This area sees it all. It was dealing with such adversities following a local storm a few years ago that led two Izard County men to open what is now the largest emergency supply store in the state, …

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  • Woman says she was choked

    A Brushy Road man was arrested for third-degree domestic battery causing injury about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at his home for allegedly choking a woman at the same address, according to a police report filed by investigating officer Phillip Pickett. Due to it being a domestic …

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  • Pioneers pen magazine

    Pablo Picasso once said, “Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” Three Batesville High School students, however, are hoping to showcase such talent with the recently released first edition of their new student-led, student-submitted magazine, the Pioneer …

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  • Victims’ names released in shooting

    NEWPORT — Victims’ names have been released in Wednesday’s shooting in Newport that left an infant dead, according to a published report this morning that quoted family members and Arkansas State Police officer Brant Tosh. The family reported that Delana Aguerre Roddy, 21, was shot …

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  • Woman identifies armed robber as brother

    An early morning robbery at a residence on Dry Run Circle at Ruddell Hill Wednesday is said to have been committed by the brother of one of the victims, according to Deputy Michael Moody’s police report. Moody said he was dispatched to the home of …

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  • Cirque de Soleil performance begins tonight

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The production “Quidam” will open tonight and run through Sunday at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers and characters. The show had its world premiere in Montreal under the Big Top in …

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  • Whistleblower reward bill OK’d

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Legislature has approved a bill allowing state employees to receive a cash award if they expose waste and inefficiencies that lead to savings for the state. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed the bill and sent it to Gov. …

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  • Calico museum to close for funeral

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum, visitor center and artisans cooperative will be closed for the funeral services Friday for Harvey Gene Bufford, of Pineville. Bufford, 60, a potter for the artisans cooperative, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, said museum board chairman Steven Mitchell. “Harvey …

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  • Irish genealogy workshop set for March 9

    For those who are of Irish descent, or suspect they are, a three-hour Irish Genealogy Workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. March 19 in the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Nursing Building auditorium at 2005 White Drive. Cost is $5 and may be …

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  • Concert to benefit NEA homeless veterans

    HARDY — American Legion Post 336 will host a special luncheon and benefit concert from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hardy Legion Hall, located on Highway 62/63/412 eight miles west of Hardy. All proceeds will be donated to the Northeast Arkansas American Legion Ladies …

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  • 10th annual Ind. Co. EHC yard, craft sale is Saturday

    The 10th annual yard and craft sale, hosted by the Extension Homemakers Clubs of Independence County, will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the commercial building and adjacent outside area at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. A variety of items, ranging …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2013.

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