Lyon confers 116 degrees

May 15, 2017 Lyon College conferred 116 degrees to the 2017 graduating class at the 145th commencement ceremony on May 9 in Becknell Gymnasium. This year’s …

Midland student nets scholarships

May 15, 2017 Brooke Williams PLEASANT PLAINS — Brooke Williams of Pleasant Plains has been awarded the J.L. and Cora Adkins Scholarship and …

ASU Honors College recognizes area seniors

May 15, 2017 JONESBORO — The Honors College at Arkansas State University hosted the eighth annual honors recognition ceremony and reception on May 12. A record 171 …

Cemetery cleaning planned

May 15, 2017 SANDTOWN — The cleaning for Lee’s Chapel Cemetery on Sandtown Road will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. Rain date is May 27.

Music show slated

May 15, 2017 HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains Show will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Diamond B Mall in Horseshoe Bend.

Spicy Mexican dish comes with a twist

May 15, 2017 “This dish is very easy to make. It’s Mexican with a twist. My kids love these stuffed shells. I hope you all do as well!” …

Decertified adult homes continue to operate

May 15, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — One of Arkansas’ nursing-home alternative programs — adult family homes — finally took hold four years after its 2011 introduction, …