• Honor Roll – Midland High School

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Midland High School, according to Donna Clark, principal: Seventh: Jose Balderas, Sierra Clark, Jordan Dunegan, Olivia Floyd, Heath Fortson, Kristin Lewis, Sidney Marx, …

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  • Master Gardeners recognizes Myers

    Tracy Myers The Master Gardeners of Independence County have announced Tracy Myers is the recipient of the group’s $500 college scholarship for 2012, said spokeswoman Susan Shawver. “This annual scholarship is awarded to a student based on considerations of academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities, work …

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  • Ozarka president named

    Dr. Richard Dawe MELBOURNE — Ozarka College President Dr. Richard Dawe was recently appointed to serve as vice chair for the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board Executive Council of Presidents, according to a news release. A two-year college president fills the vice chair position and …

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  • CC grads win contest

    CAVE CITY — Tyler Presser, Brianna Parsley and Aimee Rowlett were recently named winners in the Shane Stauffer Essay Contest and Scholarship, according to a press release from Cave City High School. “This scholarship is awarded to three seniors who compete in a local essay …

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  • Sharp nets LAMB award

    Lorah Sharp CAVE CITY — Lorah Jean Sharp was recently announced as the recipient of the Laura Ann Miller Belcher (LAMB) $2,500 Scholarship, according to a press release from Cave City High School. Belcher was a member of the Cave City High School Class of …

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  • Students named to Dean’s List

    FORT SMITH — The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester, according to a news release. Area students include: Batesville — Lydia Duncan Beebe — Renee Conley Cave City — Leroy Maupin (4.0 GPA) Evening Shade …

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  • Scholarship presented

    Leesia Fugett CAVE CITY — Leesia Fugett was recently named the recipient of the RC Cola $250 Scholarship at Cave City High School, according to a press release from the school. “The scholarship criteria was based on overall grade point average, ACT scores, extracurricular activities, …

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  • New trust operations manager joins bank

    Phyllis Brown Robin Brock,  senior vice president of trust for Citizens Bank, has announced the addition of Phyllis Brown as operations manger for the trust department. “We are so pleased to welcome Phyllis to our banking team,” Brock said. “She will lend support to the …

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  • Weezer’s clothing relocates to Main

    Weezer’s, a factory overstock clothing store featuring new items has relocated to 159 W. Main St. in Batesville. The store was located for a brief time on Allen Chapel Road. “We offer new overstock items from a lot of top name brand stores, not returned …

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  • Folk Center to hold photo contest

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View is sponsoring a photography contest with the theme “Ozark Folks.” Photographs entered in the contest must be taken during the 2012 season at the park, where Ozark folks of all ages can be …

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  • Head Start applications ready

    The Northcentral Arkansas Development Council is taking applications for the Head Start preschool program on children who will be 3 or 4 by Aug. 1. Proof of income is required. For more information call Batesville office at (870) 793-3234.

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  • PioneerStock to raise funds

    An all-day concert featuring 10 area bands and artists will be held Saturday as a fundraiser in an effort to raise money to replace a chain-link fence with a more modern one at the front entrance of Pioneer Stadium at Batesville High School. PioneerStock will …

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