• Clouse service

    Memorial services for Judy Clouse, who died June 20, 2013, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. ——— www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

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  • Underground pollution not spreading at Whirlpool

    FORT SMITH (AP) — A consultant’s report says a plume of underground pollution at the former Whirlpool Corp. factory in Fort Smith isn’t spreading. People living near the plant have sued Whirlpool over the contamination. City Administrator Ray Gosack said Wednesday that the report only …

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  • Banks announce merger

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Home BancShares Inc. announced Tuesday it is acquiring Liberty BancShares, a deal that will create a $7.1 billion company and the second-largest bank headquartered in Arkansas. The Conway-based parent company of Centennial Bank announced the acquisition, which it said will be …

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  • Questions remain – Man still missing after 2 1/2 years

    Nearly three years after her son Ronnie Paul Russell disappeared, Wanda Tosh is still looking for answers — and closure. Russell was 29 years old when he vanished on Nov. 4, 2010. At first it was thought Russell had left a relative’s home and walked …

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  • HRA CEO says authorities looking into missing data

    The first audit report of Health Resources of Arkansas finances required under an Arkansas State Police investigation, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 has been completed by an independent auditing firm and copies sent to the investigators, CEO Tommy Mitchum said following the …

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  • Bonds issued

    The city of Batesville is borrowing another $13.5 million for its sewer. Tuesday night, Ryan Bowman, an attorney with Friday, Eldredge and Clark, presented the ordinance to the Batesville City Council, authorizing the issuance of a tax bond for financing a portion of the upgrades …

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  • Pysch instructor named ‘outstanding’ – Wooldridge wins faculty award for second time

    A psychology instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has been named the school’s outstanding faculty member of 2013. Shelly Wooldridge began her teaching career at UACCB in 2000. She has a bachelor of arts in psychology from Pittsburg State University, a …

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  • Blueways resolution tops Sharp Co. agenda

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will consider a resolution protesting the adoption of White River into the National Blueways system when it meets at 6 p.m. Friday in the main courtroom of the county courthouse in Ash Flat, said County Judge Larry …

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  • Scrapper arrested, jailed

    WALNUT RIDGE — On Wednesday, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police arrested Cammie Joseph, 24, of Sedgwick on charges of theft of property and breaking and entering, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. “The arrest come after a man reported an empty house in …

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  • Shooting fireworks ends with alleged assault

    A fight over shooting off fireworks ended with one of the men pulling a gun on the other man involved, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Officers responded to the sandbar located at Kennedy Park around 7:22 p.m. Tuesday and talked …

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  • ‘Oliver!’ performances to begin Friday night

    The Tony award-winning musical “Oliver!” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. July 5 and 6 in the Batesville School Auditorium, located at Ninth and Water streets in Batesville. The musical is produced by the Batesville Community Theatre in …

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  • Johnson named in ‘40 Under 40’

    Crystal Johnson, president and chief executive officer of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected for the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. Arkansas Business honors 40 promising business and political leaders statewide who are under age 40. The honorees are …

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