• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27, 2013.

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  • UCA sets info night in Batesville

    The University of Central Arkansas will host six Information Nights for prospective students and families across the state. The college will host one in Batesville from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the George Rider Room of First Community Bank, 1325 Harrison St. “Information Nights …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27, 2013.

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  • Historical Society will hear program about German artifacts

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday in the First National Banking Company Community Room in Ash Flat. Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building. Guest speaker Benson Hardaway will present the program and will discuss …

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  • Paintings of local musicians to be exhibited

    HARDY — Local artist Cathy Demko will exhibit her collection of paintings of musicians from northeast Arkansas beginning Monday at Words and Afterwords, located at 201 N. Spring St. in Hardy. Demko invited musicians to come individually to her studio for a one-hour sitting to …

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  • Vendor space available for Fulton County event

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair will host the Third Annual Holiday Extravaganza from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem. Vendor space is available …

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  • Saved by Grace to perform

    Saved by Grace will be in concert at West Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 700 N. Central Ave. in Batesville. Donations will be taken.

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  • Winners named in creative arts contests at state fair

    LITTLE ROCK — Crafters from throughout Arkansas received special recognition during the 2013 Arkansas State Fair. Arkansas Farm Bureau awarded $25 cash awards to Best of Show junior winners in the home canning category, including Jared Humphrey of Melbourne, Rosanne Stitcher of Cave City, Brianne …

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  • District to close Black Rock campus

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Lawrence County School District School Board on Tuesday voted to close its Black Rock campus after the 2013-14 school year. All students in kindergarten through 12th grades at Black Rock will be relocated to the Walnut Ridge campus. The two districts …

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  • Trumann police officer shoots man

    TRUMANN (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a Trumann police officer shot a man while attempting to serve a warrant. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler told reporters Wednesday that Jacob Ashton Brown was shot by the officer. Brown was taken to a Memphis hospital. …

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  • 2 charged in methamphetamine case want trial delay

    POCAHONTAS (AP) — Two men charged in a federal methamphetamine investigation in northeast Arkansas are asking that their November trial be delayed. Bob Castleman and his son, Robert Jerod Castleman, have also asked to be tried separately. Court filings show the men are accused with …

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  • Harding announces graduate nursing program

    SEARCY (AP) — Harding University has announced plans for a new master of science nursing degree program. The program will begin in the Carr College of Nursing in fall 2014 and is intended to prepare students to be family nurse practitioners. The family nurse practitioner …

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