• Council to hear final reading of ordinance on façades

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. The agenda includes the third and final reading of an ordinance to establish design standards for commercial façades, a resolution to allow the mayor to apply for a GIF Grant on behalf …

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  • Annis Reed appointed

    CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the Concord Community Center for a routine monthly meeting, said Mayor Warren Rone. It will be the first meeting for Annis Reed, who recently was appointed recorder-treasurer to replace Jayne Pettit, who recently …

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  • Plains council has light agenda

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall to consider a light agenda, said Mayor Rick Siler. The aldermen will review monthly reports and current bills.

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  • Candy demonstration to be held

    The Pfeiffer Economic Extension Homemakers club is hosting a free candy making demonstration by D & D Cake Crafts & Candy Supplies at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse located at 3604 N. St. Louis St. Membership in the club is not required. For more …

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  • 4-H club to hold sign-up meeting

    BETHESDA — The L-U ARK 4-H Club will have a sign-up meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Bethesda Community Center. The club will provide a meal for all those in attendance. All youth between the ages of 5 and 19 can join 4-H. 4-H is …

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  • Ozarka to serve up tropical cuisine at ‘Gourmet Night’

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College lead culinary chef and instructor Lou Rice has announced the September dates for culinary art’s Gourmet Nights. Gourmet Nights are open to the public and children’s menus are available. Menus are provided for entrée selection and pricing. The first night, “A …

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  • The Jokers to perform for KASU’s Bluesday Tuesday

    NEWPORT — Arkansas State University’s public radio station, KASU 91.9 FM, will present The Jokers for the next Bluesday Tuesday concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Newport Country Club. The five-member band specializes in rock ‘n’ roll music of the late 1950s through early …

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  • Mohlkes to mark 50th anniversary

                      CHARLOTTE — Glen and Pearlean Mohlke of Charlotte will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 in the George Rider Community Room at First Community Bank in Batesville. …

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  • ASU names building in honor of retiring chancellor

    NEWPORT — The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees on Friday voted to name the student/community center at ASU-Newport in honor of the college’s retiring chancellor, Dr. Larry Williams. ASU System President Charles L. Welch said the Larry N. Williams Student/Community Center permanently pays tribute …

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  • C-Ridge awarded $48K, appoints coordinator

    NEWARK — The Arkansas Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program has given the Cedar Ridge School District $48,375 to implement efforts to decrease and eliminate tobacco use in their school and community, according to a news release. Local schools play an integral part …

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  • Magazine ranks Lyon among top colleges for 8th year

    Washington Monthly magazine’s annual College Guide and Rankings has again named Lyon College to its list of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges. Lyon is ranked 30th in the “Best Liberal Arts College” category. Lyon has made the magazine’s list of top colleges for the …

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  • ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ cast announced

    The Batesville High School Drama Department Pioneer Players has announced the cast for its Nov. 9-11 production of “Jekyll and Hyde,” according to a news release. Author Leonard Caddy adapted this version of the classic tale of Dr. Henry Jekyll and his evil alter-ego, Mr. …

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