• Mom hands out tough love

    Passing Mamma’s checks without her permission means her son will now not only face felony forgery charges but he is being charged as a habitual offender as well. Gloria McAdams of Thida reported her son Christopher Atkinson of Jonesboro had been staying with her and …

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  • Four arrested for drugs

                WALNUT RIDGE — Meth, meth and more meth. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people this week for drugs, according to Sheriff Jody Dotson. Two Imboden men were arrested for drugs after a bondsman called police Tuesday …

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  • New ‘voting centers’ planned Economic tax election set

    The Independence County Election Commission has received a $10,732 grant to purchase electronic poll books that will allow for voting centers, according to the Independence County Election Commission. The grant will allow the purchase of about 10 electronic poll books and the commission estimates another …

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  • Prize Angus calf stolen

    A prize black Angus calf was reported stolen from a Batesville man. Tom Neil Vanemburg told authorities he went to feed and water his 1,200-pound black Angus calf around 6 p.m. Monday and the calf was gone, according to a report from the Independence County …

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  • Mobile homes may be discussed

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council is hoping to have a proposed ordinance concerning the regulation of mobile homes ready for consideration when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the city hall, said Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. Other than that, the aldermen will …

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  • ‘Denim, Diamonds’ event slated

    CONCORD — Chimney Rock at Concord will be host to the annual Denim and Diamonds Scholarship Extravaganza set for Saturday. The event for the past three years has resulted in $20,000 for scholarships awarded to the youth of Cleburne County. Guests will meet the scholarship …

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  • YouthBuild to hold barbecue

    YouthBuild will host a summer barbecue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m,. Saturday at Walmart parking lot in Batesville. The meal will include a barbecue pork sandwich, beans, coleslaw, potato salad, and a soft drink. The cost is $6. The event is co-sponsored by Northcentral …

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  • Alumni reunion scheduled

    POUGHKEEPSIE — The Poughkeepsie School Alumni’s 18th reunion is scheduled for Saturday at the old Poughkeepsie School campus. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. A barbecue lunch will be available for $7. Festivities and fellowship will continue until 2:30 p.m.

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  • Polio survivors meeting planned

    CONWAY — Central Arkansas Polio Survivors support  group  will  meet  at  10  a.m.  Saturday  at  the  Faulkner County Library, located at 1900 Prince Street in Conway. This year is the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes, and the group will have March of Dimes …

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  • Clark, Treadway to wed

    Michael and Mary Carter of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Aspen Nicole Clark, to Charles Alan Treadway, son of Roger and Kay Treadway of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert and Reba Clark of Harrisburg, Benny and …

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  • Evans, Latimer to exchange vows

    SEARCY — Andrew and Amanda Brock of Batesville and Stacy Evans of Searcy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Paige Evans, to Ethan Latimer, son of Scott and Tammie Latimer of Searcy. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harold and Eunice …

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  • Highwaymen win in tourney opener

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Atlas Asphalt Highwaymen made it two in a row with a 16-5, tournament-opening victory over the Mountain Home Hopper Exterminators here Wednesday. The pool-play win in the Brooks Robinson Twin Lakes Classic, a 27-year-old American Legion baseball tournament, was the …

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