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One man killed, one airlifted following Izard County crash

One man was killed and another airlifted to Little Rock following a crash in Izard County. Killed in the accident was 37-year-old Edward Laverne James of Horseshoe Bend. Thirty-six-year-old Mark Sutherland of Searcy was airlifted to a UAMS for treatment of his injuries. The Izard County Sheriff’s Office says the...
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Man killed in single-vehicle crash

IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Horseshoe Bend man died when the pickup truck he was riding in ran off the road and overturned. The Izard County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash happened at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, on Wideman Road near the Flat Rock Road intersection in Izard County.
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Newport native Grant Black promoted to AAA Memphis

MEMPHIS (KAIT) - A Newport native is a step closer to The Show. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that pitcher Grant Black was promoted from Springfield to Memphis. Black had a stellar May and June in relief in AA. He had a stretch of 15 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run spanning May 14th to June 21st.
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Over $82,000 worth of meth seized in Stone County

Two Mountain View residents have been arrested and charged with trafficking meth and marijuana during a large-scale drug bust, according to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds. A release from the sheriff’s department said deputies were searching for Jennifer Mannon, 38, on a warrant for parole absconding. On June 23, deputies located Mannon at a Pitard Loop residence and placed her under arrest. The release said three bags of methamphetamine were observed in the residence.
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC welcomes provider

The Diagnostic Clinic at WRMC is welcoming Dr. Jerrod Anderson. Dr. Anderson (pictured) joins providers Janice Benton, APRN, and Whitney Melton, APRN. Jerrod Anderson, MD, received his medical degree from Windsor University School of Medicine in St. Kitts. He completed a Family Medicine residency at UAMS Northeast/St. Bernard’s Regional Medical...
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Obituary: Eddie Joe Sample

Eddie Joe Sample, 67, of Pleasant Plains, departed this life on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, following a long illness. He was born on January 12, 1955, to Charlie and Leda Sample. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ruth and a son, Sean (Jeanette); grandsons, Hudson and Miles; bonus grandchildren, Gavin and Lenny Thomas, all of Pleasant Plains; sisters, Ramona (Shelby) Qualls of Mt. Pleasant and Helen Floyd of Searcy and brother, Charles Sample of Russellville.
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Celebrate the 4th of July in Mountain View

The City of Mountain View invites everyone to the huge Independence Day Celebration, Monday, July 4!. The patriotic parade kicks off in downtown Mountain View at 10 a.m. Then, directly following the parade, the fun continues with a picnic on the Courthouse Square! Enjoy free, refreshing bottled water along with delicious, ice-cold watermelon!
MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR
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Gunderman joins board of Independence County Library

With a recommendation from County Judge Robert Griffin and approval from the quorum court, the Independence County Library Board welcomed Stacy L. Gunderman (pictured) on June 13, 2022. Gunderman, who will relinquish her leadership position on the Independence County Library Friends Foundation Board of Directors to accept this role, is...
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Cave City mayor elected to Arkansas Municipal League position

Cave City Mayor Jonas Anderson was recently elected to serve as 1st vice president of the Arkansas Municipal League during its 88th annual convention in Little Rock. Anderson has served on the Executive Committee of the organization since 2018, and as vice president for District 1. “What a surprise, and...
CAVE CITY, AR
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Cunningham named Lyon College head baseball coach

Lyon College Athletic Director Kevin Jenkins announced on Wednesday that Justin Cunningham (pictured) will be the new Scots baseball head coach. Cunningham comes to Lyon College from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway where he had been the associate head baseball coach (this past season) and recruiting coordinator since 2017.
CONWAY, AR
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Join Timeless 106.1 KFFB and Sonic in Cave City, and Batesville for Chance to win over $1,200.00 of prizes to be Given away!

Join us as we Celebrate America’s Birthday this Thursday with Sonic in Cave City and Batesville, we’ll be broadcasting in Cave City from 10 am till 1p, and Batesville Sonic from 2 till 5, drop by with a Timeless window sticker on your vehicle, or we’ll get you a sticker for a chance to win one of 3 coupons worth $100.00 each of fireworks from Rita’s Fireworks, plus one of 6 – $50.00 Sonic Gift Cards, that’s $600.00 of prizes to be given away at the end of each broadcast with Rita’s Fireworks, Sonic, and Timeless 106.1 KFFB we’ll see you there!.
BATESVILLE, AR
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Babb Gets No. 101 At Home

BROWNSTOWN, Ill. — Shannon Babb won his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature in 1999 at the dawn of his legendary racing career. Fast-forward 23 years later, he now stands alone atop the mountain as the winningest driver in Hell Tour history. It couldn’t have been more fitting for the...
BROWNSTOWN, IL
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Obituary: William “Lee” Garrett

William “Lee” Garrett, age 56, of Cave City passed away June 27, 2022, in Batesville. He was born March 18, 1966, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Johnny and Lynda Garrett. He was employed at Custom Craft Poultry in Batesville. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his daughter and grandson and he loved the outdoors.
CAVE CITY, AR
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