Woods hired as aviation instructor

MELBOURNE -- Ozarka College has announced that Hunter Woods is the new aviation flight instructor in the aviation department.
Prior to this position, Woods served as a certified flight instructor teaching private, instrument and . . . more »

ASUN announces new mascot

NEWPORT -- Arkansas State University-Newport has a new school mascot and a change to school colors. ASUN began a search earlier this year for a mascot to represent its brand and spirit.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni were . . . more »

Master Gardener training offered

The White County Cooperative Extension Service will present a web-based Master Gardener Training on five consecutive Wednesdays: Oct. 17, 24 and 31 and Nov. 7 and 14
The classes will be held at the White County Extension Service . . . more »

School board to meet Monday
The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria.
The agenda includes recognition of new teachers, an award presentation from a local bank, student transfers, . . . more »

Weekend Events

Batesville Al-Anon Family Groups meeting, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 5:30 p.m.
"Welcome Home -- A Safe Place for Our Military" open share group led by veterans for veterans, sponsored by Celebrate Recovery, a . . . more »

APRN receives additional degree

The outpatient psychiatric clinic of Dr. Witold Czerwinski M.D. has announced the graduation of Jeri Spurlock, APRN, with a doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The commencement ceremony . . . more »

Betty White special to air

CONWAY -- "Betty White: First Lady of Television" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Filmed over the course of five years by the team behind the "Pioneers Of Television" series, the . . . more »

Youth participate in horse shows

SEARCY -- Austin Manning competed in the state 4-H horse show in Searcy on July 10 and placed in the following events:
Second place in pole bending, fifth in flags and fifth in stake race.
In competition on July 12, Manning . . . more »

District fair accepting pageant, talent, arts and livestock entries

MELBOURNE -- The North Central Arkansas District Fair Pageants and Youth Talent Contests will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at Ozarka College in Melbourne.
The pageants for birth to 12 years are open to anyone in the seven-county . . . more »

Concert planned for September

MOUNTAIN VIEW -- The Ozarka College Foundation will host its fall concert Sept. 8 at Ozarka College's Amphitheatre in Mountain View.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature musicians Brad Apple, Gary Rounds, Irl Hees, Pam . . . more »

Field day to be held

KEISER -- The Northeast Research and Extension Center will host its annual field day Wednesday in Keiser.
Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will discuss topics on current research and . . . more »