• Wheelis nets ASBAEF scholarship

    Haley Wheelis MELBOURNE — Haley Wheelis, a Melbourne High School graduate, recently received a $650 scholarship from the Arkansas School Boards Association Education Foundation. The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who are children of Arkansas school board members and who will attend …

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  • Student earns award

    Ian Wahlquist   RUSSELLVILLE — Ian Charles Wahlquist of Drasco has received the Distinguished Scholar award from Arkansas Tech University for the fall semester, according to a news release. A graduate of Concord High School is the son of Scott and Michelle Wahlquist. He plans …

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  • ASMSA lists grads

    HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts awarded diplomas to 93 seniors during its recent 18th commencement ceremony. This year’s seniors received acceptances to 85 colleges and universities and more than $10 million in scholarship offers. Eighty-five percent of the graduates …

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  • Scholars recognized

    CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas has announced that the following students have been awarded scholarships to attend UCA. Local students include: Judson Dickey of Floral and Randy Goodman of Pleasant Plains received Leadership scholarships for $1,500. Hallie Mossman of Batesville, received the Excellence …

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  • MSU names honors students

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University has released its honor roll for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours during the fall semester and have at least a 3.50 grade point …

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  • Co-op gives funds

    Rachel Quinnelly JACKSONVILLE — First Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Rachel Quinnelly of Heber Springs. She is the daughter of Kenn and Debra Quinnelly and plans to attend Arkansas State University-Heber Springs and major in nursing. More than 110 scholarship applications were …

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  • Local student earns journalism award

    FAYETTEVILLE — Brady Tackett of Concord, a journalism major at the University of Arkansas, was awarded a Society of Professional Journalists third-place award for “Online Feature Reporting,” according to a news release. Tackett is a graduate of Concord High School.

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  • Thompson completes degree

    Amy Thompson CONWAY — Amy C. Thompson of Batesville was recently awarded a bachelor of science degree in nursing during commencement ceremonies at the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. Thompson minored in psychology and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17, 2012.

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  • Satterwhites to hold reunion

    CAVE CITY — The Walter and Ora Lewis Satterwhite family will have a reunion from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at First Free Will Baptist Church on Matlock Road in Cave City. A potluck will be served at noon. The event is open to …

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  • Oxford School reunion set

    BROCKWELL — The Oxford School Reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Izard County Consolidated campus at Brockwell. Lunch will be served at noon by the Oxford Fire Department. Invocation will be at 2 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring old pictures.

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  • HSIC holds dip/bath

    The Humane Society of Independence County is having its second dog dip/bath of the year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the shelter facility, located at 5 Environmental Drive north of Batesville. A bath or dip is $10 or $15 for both. Saturday …

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