• Board to consider purchase

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne School Board will consider the purchase of a bus when it meets at 6 p.m. Thursday in the administration building. It will also consider hiring a teacher and aide, reducing a classified position and award a bid on a fence. Meetings …

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  • Bailey to take early retirement

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University in Mountain Home has announced that Dr. Patricia Bailey, provost and vice chancellor of academic and student affairs, will take early retirement on Sunday. Bailey has served as vice chancellor since 1995 and was named provost in 2009 by …

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  • Radio Club to meet

    Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The club can arrange testing for anyone desiring to obtain a Federal Communications Commission license, …

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  • Creech, Coetzee to exchange vows

    Gary Creech and Connie Creech, both of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Leigh Creech, to Michael Leonard Coetzee, son of Brian Coetzee of Rustenburg, South Africa, and Lynnette Coetzee of San Diego. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of …

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  • Alaina Grace Walls

    Johnathan Walls and Tressie Rachal and Cayden of Hardy have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on June 20, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1.4 ounces and has been named Alaina Grace Walls. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Rosalie Marie Horton

    Will and Jessica Horton of Sulphur Rock have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on June 19, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and has been named Rosalie Marie Horton. Grandparents of the child are Mark and Darlene …

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  • Henry Lawrence Rossetti

    Dominic and Cindy Rossetti of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on June 17, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, .4 ounces and has been named Henry Lawrence Rossetti. Grandparents of the child are Charlie and Kay Rossetti, …

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  • Kimber Declyn Alexander, Mila Dylan Alexander

    Chris and Charissa Alexander of Newark have announced the birth of twin daughters at White River Medical Center on June 10, 2013. Kimber Declyn Alexander weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Mila Dylan Alexander weighed 4 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents of the children are Randy and …

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  • Kylar Jordan Jones

    Mindy and Jeffery Shane Jones, Koby and Caden of Pocahontas have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 19, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Kylar Jordan Jones. Grandparents of the …

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  • Dexter Clay Martin

    Joshua and Carrie Martin of Strawberry have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on June 16, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 14.8 ounces and has been named Dexter Clay Martin. Grandparents of the child are Tonya Nicholson, Wesley Nicholson, …

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  • ‘Family Ties’ creator Gary David Goldberg dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gary David Goldberg, who created the 1980s sitcom hit “Family Ties” and expanded into feature films, has died. Goldberg died of brain cancer in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, days before his 69th birthday, The New York Times reported. Goldberg’s TV successes …

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  • Filing: Shoffner plans to plead not guilty

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner plans to plead not guilty to charges she steered state investments to a bond broker who paid her $36,000 in cash but a judge says she must still appear at a hearing to enter the plea, …

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