• K.S. Haigwood to hold book signing

    K.S. (Kristie) Haigwood will hold a book signing from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday at Hastings Books located at 2360 Harrison St., according to a press release. Haigwood describes her work as “paranormal suspense romance novels about angels, demons, vampires and witches.” Haigwood’s works include, “Save …

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  • Mosier, Beasley to exchange vows

    HEBER SPRINGS — Annette Woodson of Heber Springs and Terry and Carolyn Mosier of Ida have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandy Marie Mosier, to Seth Beasley, son of Chuck and Becky Beasley of Southside. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of …

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  • Ruby Kathleen Bristow

    Benjamin and Jill Bristow and Juliet of Jonesboro have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at St. Bernard’s Hospital Birthcare Center in Jonesboro on May 6, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Ruby Kathleen Bristow. Grandparents of …

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  • Elliot Grace Anderson

    Rob and Ashlee Anderson of Knoxville, Tenn., have announced the birth of a daughter at Tennova Physicians Regional Hospital in Knoxville on April 23, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Elliot Grace Anderson. Grandparents of the child are James …

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  • Haas completes course

    Vicki Haas of Sage, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counsellor (FIC) designation, according to a news release. The FIC title is an educational designation that can be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance societies. Representatives …

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  • Caldwell adds agent

    James Hodge has joined Coldwell Banker Choice Realty as a sales associate, according to a press release. Hodge has been in the field of customer service for over 30 years and said he is looking forward to serving the people of Independence County and the …

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  • Treasurer bows to calls to resign

    LITTLE ROCK  — Arkansas’ state treasurer resigned Tuesday after being accused of accepting at least $36,000 cash in exchange for steering business to an investment broker, bowing to bipartisan calls to step down or face removal from office. Democrat Martha Shoffner held the office since …

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  • Batesville High provides four to all-state soccer teams

                  Four Batesville High soccer players were recently named to the Class 5A All-State soccer teams and half of them are making return appearances. Lainey Rumans and Anna Richards, both senior forwards, are the returning selections. Rumans won the …

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  • Southerner notches third all-state honor

    Southside Southerner Brody Clark is a Class 4A All-State selection in soccer for the third straight year. Clark, a senior forward, helped the Southerners to a 6-9-2 record with 14 goals and eight assists, both team highs. “This is his third year to be named …

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  • Fitzhugh Park pool to open Saturday

    The Fitzhugh Park pool is scheduled to open this weekend, according to Parks Director Jeff Owens. The pool, Batesville’s only public pool until the new water park facility is available next summer, will be open 1-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The daily admission price is …

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  • Crabtree earns all-state honor

    Cole Crabtree added another all-state honor to his list of accomplishments. The junior at Cedar Ridge High School, an all-state selection in basketball for the Class 2A state champions this winter, earned the honor for track and field when he finished second in 400-meter dash …

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  • Space available at Southside camp

    SOUTHSIDE — Space is still available for boys in grades 4 through 8 to participate in a individual skills basketball camp at Southside High School next week, announced Southerner Coach Brad McGhee. The 4-day camp begins May 28 and runs from 12:30-3 p.m. each day. …

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