• Lyon students named to spring Dean’s List

    Seventy-two students have been named to the spring 2013 Lyon College Dean’s List. To be on the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.75 grade point average or higher while taking a minimum of 12 hours a semester. Area students include: Batesville — Caitlin …

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  • Nunnally awarded

      LYNN — Hunter Kyle Nunnally, a senior at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, has been awarded a $1,000 Arkansas State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship. Nunnally received the award at a recent DAR convention in Little Rock. Nunnally is the son of …

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  • Residents net Lyon scholarships

    Phoenix Sheppard of Batesville has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an Honors Day scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community. Sheppard is the son of …

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  • Scholarship granted

    CONWAY — Several students recently were awarded academic scholarships to attend Hendrix College. Local recipients included Nicole Rodriguez of Batesville, who received the College’s Odyssey Distinction Award for professional and leadership development.

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  • Scholar named

      WALNUT RIDGE — Lauren Boreani of Newark has been awarded a Leadership Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Boreani is a graduate of Cedar Ridge High School and the …

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  • Rudd given funds

    WALNUT RIDGE — Sarah Rudd of Batesville has been awarded a President’s Select Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Rudd is a graduate of BatesvilleHigh School. She is the daughter …

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  • Brothers graduate

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Two local brothers recently graduated cum laude from Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, Okla., according to a news release. Nick Palese received a bachelor of science degree in exercise science K-12 health care physical education. Jake Palese received a bachelor of science …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 15, 1993.

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  • Confession – Police: Teacher admits downloading pre-teen pornography

    One hundred thousand in cash will get a Batesville teacher out of jail, but it won’t get him his job back. Grant C. Rader, 34, resigned from the Batesville School District this morning while still incarcerated at the Independence County Jail. On Tuesday, Special Agents …

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  • 9/11, Katrina, Sandy Hook – Nation’s first responder answers call of duty

    When the tail of the airplane dropped down, the bottom of it dropped out, smoke filled the cabin and the pilot declared Mayday in mid-flight, Brody Hubbard thought he was going to die. Looking out his window to see the ocean less than 20 feet …

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  • Inmate’s actions lead to multiple felony charges

    ASH FLAT — When a Cave City man who was a Sharp County Jail inmate took a chance on walking away from a community service work detail Monday, it was a bad gamble, according to Sheriff Mark Counts who released additional details late Tuesday. The …

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  • Purse found

    A found purse belonging to a Tuckerman woman is being held at the Independence County Sheriff’s Office until it can be returned to its rightful owner. Officer Daniel Heflin said he was called to 2350 E. Main St. by Shannon Morgan, who said she was …

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