• Area students graduate

    CONWAY — Hendrix College in Conway held its 128th commencement exercises on May 12. Area students include:   Bachelor of arts, biology Batesville — Kaley Waldrip Pleasant Grove — Ethan Foster Vilonia — Brittany Bowman   BS, economics and business Clinton — Joshua Graham   …

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  • Arkansas Tech announces list

    RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University has announced its Dean’s List for undergraduate students on the main campus in Russellville for the spring 2012 semester. A student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher and complete at least 12 semester hours to be named …

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  • Cord grad nets degree

    Vanessa Bradley   LITTLE ROCK — Vanessa Bradley of Cord was among the graduates earning a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy oat Little Rock. Prior to entering the College of Pharmacy, Bradley pursued a degree …

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  • Science winners named

    HIGHLAND — The Northcentral Arkansas Education Service Cooperative annual regional science fair was held recently at the gym at the Highland School District. Two hundred and fifty students, along with their teachers and other volunteers participated. Area seventh- and eighth-grade overall winner was Bree Howard …

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  • Indian dancing to be demonstrated

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Indian Inter-tribal Association of Arkansas will demonstrate American Indian dancing in full regalia Saturday on the front lawn of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs. The one-hour demonstrations will be at 11 a.m. …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The A.T. (Andrew Thomas) Best family posed for this photo circa 1915 at the Best farm in the Elixir Springs area of Dota Township in Independence County. Best married twice. He and his first wife, Etta Sorrels, had three daughters, then she died less than …

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  • Mirror Lake fishing derby to be June 9

    HOT SPRINGS — Children out of school for the summer and their families who are looking for ways to have fun in the sun together may want to check out the free fishing derbies for children in the Ozark, Ouachita and St. Francis national forests, …

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  • Rain gauges available for data collection

    ASH FLAT — All conservation districts in the state have been asked to participate in the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, known as CoCoRaHS for short, said Kerrie Brightwell, Sharp County Conservation District secretary. “CoCoRaHS is a unique, nonprofit, community-based network of volunteers …

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  • Folk center classes pick up where YouTube leaves off – ‘Knife making classes are very popular, book quickly’

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The do-it-yourself crowd continues to gain momentum with everything from television shows to Pinterest and YouTube available as resources and inspiration for their projects. But sometimes do-it-yourself knowledge can’t be gleaned from the Intenet alone. That’s where Ozark Folk Center State Park …

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  • Reunions scheduled

    Smith-Wink The Smith-Wink Family Reunion will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pavilion No. 2 at Riverside Park in Batesville. A potluck will be served at noon. The reunion was formerly held the second Saturday of June.   G.F. Green SULPHUR ROCK …

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  • Ingle to lead revival

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Evangelist Rick Ingle will lead revival services at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, located at 89 Wish St. The Rick Ingle story, “From a Ghetto Gang Leader to the Pulpit,” has been broadcast worldwide and beamed over the former iron and bamboo curtains …

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  • Miller visits Rehobeth Baptist

    MOOREFIELD — Rehobeth Baptist Church will hold a revival at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. June 4 through 6. David Miller is the visiting speaker. LaVaughn Moody will be the worship leader. Bob Womack is pastor. The church is located …

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