• Cave City School awards scholars

    CAVE CITY — Several local scholarships have been awarded to Cave City graduating seniors. After working for 30 years in the Cave City School system, 10 as superintendent, Larry and Patricia Brown donated a portion of his salary to be held for scholarships for seniors …

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  • Ozarka releases President’s, VPAA’s lists

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College recently announced that 94 students have been named to the President’s List, while 98 students have been named to the Vice President of Academic Affairs’ List for the spring 2012 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must …

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  • Debbie Easley

    HARRISBURG — Debbie A. Easley, 61, of Harrisburg died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in a Jonesboro hospice. Born April 20, 1952, in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of Bruce and Lolly Kyle Davis. She was a homemaker, had worked at American Greetings and Johansen Shoe …

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  • Jimmy Limbaugh Sr.

    SULPHUR ROCK — Jimmy Cliff Limbaugh Sr., 76, of Sulphur Rock died Monday, June 10, 2013, at Batesville. Born Oct. 27, 1936, in Lexington, Tenn., he was the son of Clarence and Ottie Mae Gabbard Limbaugh. He was a truck driver and attended Rejoice Fellowship …

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  • Mari Dowell

    Mari Ann Dowell, 50, of Batesville died Tuesday, June 11, 2013. She was born April 17, 1963. Survivors include two children, Latisha Bishop and Jessica Bishop; and a brother, Johnny Dowell. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Susy Dowell; a sister, …

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  • Justin James Camp Jr. – Paid Obituary

    Mr. Justin James Camp Jr. of Magness, Arkansas, departed this life at his home on Monday, June 10, 2013, at the age of 59. He was born in Newport on March 20, 1954, the son of Justin James “Bobby” Camp and Christine (Crotts) Camp. Justin …

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  • Janice Eddleman – Paid Obituary

    Janice Eddleman, 71, of Booneville, formerly of Fort Smith, died June 10, 2013, in Fort Smith. She was born Cora Janice Bufford to Wilson Hugh and Nobia Lee Jeffrey Bufford on June 15, 1941, in Desha, Arkansas. She was a graduate of Arkansas Tech University …

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  • Boston butts on sale

    The Junior Fair Board is selling Boston butts to sponsor their events at the 2013 Independence County Fair. The deadline to purchase a ticket is June 18. “The butts will be available for pick up on Saturday, June 29 and would be a great hit …

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  • ‘Oliver!’ tickets go on sale

    Pre-sale tickets for the production of “Oliver!” by the Batesville Community Theater and Batesville schools’ Summer To Always Remember program are now on sale, according to organizers. A package of 10 adult tickets (for those 13 and older) are $50 and will be available until …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16, 2013.

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  • Spaghetti dinner, bingo fundraiser set

    A spaghetti dinner and bingo fundraiser will be held Saturday at the Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary cafeteria and gymnasium beginning at 5 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Eagle Mountain and Batesville Junior High School archery teams who will travel to world competition at St. Louis …

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  • Liquor store sites drawn

    LITTLE ROCK — There will not be a package store in southern Sharp County, after Tuesday’s drawing at the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control in Little Rock. An estimated 50 people or so were on hand for the drawing. “It was a full house,” said ABC …

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