• American Legion names scholar

    Millicent Talley NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School senior Millicent Talley of Newark has been chosen as the winner of Arkansas’ academic scholarship. Each year the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Arkansas, selects one student from applications submitted from all over the state. Talley was …

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  • UACCB PTK inducts 31

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, an honor society for students of two-year colleges, inducted 31 new members April 20 during an induction ceremony, according to a news release. New members include Deidra Abbott, Brandy Ayers, Matthew Brasher, Brandy …

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  • Student awarded

    Jacob Deskin Jacob E. Deskin, a senior at Batesville High School, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Academic Distinction scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Little Rock beginning this fall. The scholarship totals $40,000 over a four-year period. He has also received the UALR …

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  • Tech honors BHS senior

    Justin Mohlke   Justin Blake Mohlke, a senior at Batesville High School, has received a Collegiate Scholars award from Arkansas Tech University for the fall 2012 semester. He is the son of Greg and Gina Mohlke.

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  • Hudgens elected as Young Alumni Trustee

    Tyler Hudgens A. Tyler Hudgens of Hartford has been elected as the 2012 Lyon College Young Alumni Trustee. Hudgens will graduate from Lyon College on May 5 with a degree in English and a minor in political science. He will attend law school at the …

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  • Memorial scholarship presented

    Crist Blackwell   Batesville High School senior Crist Blackwell recently received the 2012 John Saltzman Memorial scholarship, according to a news release. The scholarship is provided through the Batesville Area Arts Council and Batesville Community Theater.

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  • March raises almost $35K

    SOUTHSIDE — Independence County residents walking in hopes that one day every baby will be born healthy raised nearly $35,000 for their cause on Saturday. Walk coordinator Sandy Liles said about 300 individuals, including 16 teams, participated in the annual event held at the Southside …

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  • LR man injured in fall from cliff

    A Little Rock man escaped with only a broken ankle after falling from a cliff in the wildlife management area off Jamestown Loop Sunday afternoon. Batesville 911 dispatch center received a call around 6:45 p.m. stating that Brent Lawliss, 31, had fallen while rock climbing …

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  • MSB seeks funds

    Main Street Batesville would like more money, but the city isn’t sure it can help at the present time. Paula Grimes, executive director of Main Street Batesville, came before the city council Tuesday night to ask for an increase in the amount of funding from …

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  • ‘A place the town can be proud of’ Bank of Cave City breaks ground

    Sam Beller Margie Petterson CAVE CITY — Work has started on an estimated $3 million facility in downtown Cave City. The 12,000-square-foot building, to be headquarters for the Bank of Cave City, is expected to be completed in the summer of 2013, said Sam Beller, …

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  • Home Extension building hit by burglars

    They took everything but the kitchen sink. There were no signs of forced entry to the Pfeiffer Home Extension building on Highway 167 north of Batesville Thursday afternoon when Independence County Deputy Kirk Green met with Lou Ann Rooks to take a burglary report. Rooks …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 17, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO The citizens of Cushman have begun active interest in the proposed building of an up-to-date highway from Cushman to Batesville, which promises to meet with the hearty cooperation of …

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