• ‘Trail of Trees’ tour scheduled

    MELBOURNE — The website Exploring Izard County will host its spring event, “The Trail of Trees,” Saturday. The event will be a tour of Izard County’s trail of bent trees, believed to have been manipulated by Native Americans which may mark an ancient Indian trace …

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  • Reeves Pine Grove work day set

    GID — Reeves Pine Grove Cemetery, located on Highway 58 West (Guion Road) will hold its annual work day at 8 a.m. Saturday. Rain date is May 25. Anyone who has family members buried at the cemetery are encouraged to help with the cleanup of …

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  • Strawberry to hold fish supper

    STRAWBERRY — Strawberry Fire Department will have a fish supper at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Strawberry School cafeteria. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Dine-in and carry-out meals will be available. An auction will be held in conjunction with the event. …

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  • Music in the Mountains to feature Waylon Collins

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains Show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Horseshoe Bend Theatre. Izard County Judge David Sherrell and MITM host Melodie Clemmons will perform a couple of George Jones tunes in tribute to the late country music …

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  • Hardy to host first Mountain Music Festival

    HARDY — The Hardy Mountain Music Festival will be held Saturday on Main Street in Hardy. The group Bona Fide will start the day at 10 a.m. followed by Strings Alive at 11:30, the Lazy Goat String Band at 1 p.m. and Clancey and the …

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  • Club News

    Independence County 4-H The Ozark 4-H District BBQ Contest was held May 2 at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. Independence County had six 4-H’ers competing, including Sarah Bunch, Batesville Club, Hanna Hershelman, Diamond T Club, Brianne Reed, Diamond T Club and Delenn Kesselring, Batesville …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19, 2013.

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  • UACCB awards certificates

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold commencement Monday in Independence Hall. The following certificates of proficiency were awarded. Graduates include:   CP, aviation maintenance Ash Flat — Kaprincia Goldwood Batesville — Trenton Duncan, Aaron Farrier, Aaron Iliff, Robert Johnson, Elizabeth Jones, …

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  • Honor Roll – Midland Elementary

    FLORAL — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Midland Elementary School in Floral, according to Lela McChesney, principal: Third: Ethan Berry, Kyah Brinkley, Whitney Campbell, Sabrina Compton, Samuel Gladden, McKinley Jones, Kailee …

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  • EAST coming to S-Rock Magnet

    LITTLE ROCK — The EAST Initiative recently announced the recipients of the Arkansas Department of Education’s EAST grant and the Arkansas STEM Works grant for EAST Core programs. These grants are the result of a year-long application and vetting process. This year, over 75 schools …

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  • UACCB announces graduates

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville held commencement Monday in Independence Hall. The following associate of science, associate of arts and associate of applied science degrees were awarded. Honor graduates are denoted as summa cum laude (cumulative grade point average of 3.9 or …

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  • WRMC earns Quality Award

    White River Medical Center earned a Hospital CAUTI (catheter-associated urinary tract infection) Reduction Award from the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) at its annual Quality Awards program. Over the past year, WRMC has reduced the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections by approximately 50 …

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