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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Gas Buddy: Searcy tops list of lowest gas prices currently in state

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Arkansas fuel prices have seen a jump over the past few weeks with some prices per gallon hitting $2.72 in the Batesville area. According to the website GasBuddy.com, the top ten locations with the lowest prices in the state over the past 24 hours are...

Cave City Easter Run scheduled for Saturday

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The Cave City Easter Run is this Saturday, April 3. The event puts participants on the very challenging gravel hills of Flat Rock Road. There will be a 1/2 marathon, 10k, and 5k. All races start and finish at the Cave City Park at 9...

Batesville man charged with three felonies in Stone County

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A Batesville man, driving his vehicle erratically and crossing the centerline multiple times on Highway 14, was pulled over by Stone County deputies on March 26, 2021, according to information from Stone County District Court. The driver of the pickup was found to be Christopher...

Cave City mayor appoints Dr. Cheryl Bell to advisory board

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Dr. Cheryl Bell has been appointed to represent Cave City on the advisory board of the Northeast Arkansas (NEA) Regional Intermodal Authority by Mayor Jonas Anderson. The authority is a group of area counties, cities, and other entities working to bring economic development opportunities to...

Authorities allege Little Rock man wrecked stolen vehicle in Stone County

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A Little Rock man was arrested Sunday, March 28, as he was walking on Highway 5, south of Mountain View. According to authorities, an individual who lives in the area called police on a trespasser, saying he was just leaving the individual's residence and was...

Missouri suspect wounded by police in Mountain Home incident

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The Arkansas State Police (ASP) is investigating a shooting incident involving a Mountain Home police officer and a bail bondsman. Kevin Lee Donovan, 41, of Adrian, Mo. remains hospitalized in Springfield, Mo. and is reported to be in critical condition, the ASP said in a...

Gary B.: Disagreement continues between district court and quorum court over clerk position

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Article by Gary Bridgman White River Now News Director You spend over $300,000 on land through the county road committee, yet you want to take away an employee from the district court who has been working in the office since 2004 and is definitely needed. Independence County...

Lyon mourns passing of student-athlete Ignacio Gomez

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The Lyon College community is mourning the loss of senior Ignacio “Nacho” Gomez, who passed away this morning, the school noted in a statement sent to the media. Gomez was a Spanish major minoring in business administration and a member of Mortar Board, the statement...

Main Street Batesville to host springtime event in Maxfield Park

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Main Street Batesville will host “Calling the Frogs” on Saturday, April 10, in Maxfield Park located in downtown Batesville. According to a release from the organization, the event will celebrate springtime and Earth Day. Activities will include a “Calling the Frogs” ceremony at 11 a.m. Children...

Tuckerman man killed in Saturday night traffic accident

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A Tuckerman, Ark. man was killed Saturday night in a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 17 South in Jackson County, according to the Arkansas State Police. In the preliminary report, State Police Cpl. Daniel Riley said the victim, Chase L. Scudder, 23, was a passenger...

Horseshoe Bend traffic stop leads to illegal drug charges

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A March 23 traffic stop in Izard County has led to a man being charged with several traffic violations as well as some felonies. According to Izard County Chief Deputy Sheriff Charley Melton, a deputy on patrol in Horseshoe Bend stopped a vehicle that had...