Local Airmen Graduate

April 16, 2010 SAN ANTOINO — Air Force Airman T’Ray K. Rutledge graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force.The son of Philip and Stacy Rutledge of Floral, Rutledge is a 2009 graduate of Southside High School.———

Danielle Toth

April 16, 2010 MELBOURNE — Danielle Toth, 32, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, in Little Rock.Born Sept. 9, 1977, in Dayton, Texas, she was the daughter of Gyorgy and Madeline Milich Toth. She was employed at Pioneer Nursing and Rehab in Melbourne. She was a member of Finley Creek Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband, Randall Johnson; three sons, Anthony Johnson, Michael Johnson and Eric Johnson, all of Melbourne; a brother, Steven Toth of Melbourne; and a sister, Madeline Long of Melbourne.She was preceded in death by her parents; and her grandparents.

Victim follows woman suspected of breaking into home

April 16, 2010 On Tuesday a residential burglary was reported at 4010 Batesville Blvd. The victim reported that her residence had been entered between 4:15 and 5 p.m., and several items were taken.A short time later, one of the victims encountered a woman at the Old Apple Grocery on Highway 167 and noticed that the woman was unloading boxes with the victim’s name on them. The victim confronted the woman, who was driving a red Dodge Durango. The woman left the area before a deputy could arrive, but the victim was able to obtain the suspect’s license plate number.

Lyon students win awards at Arkansas Academy of Science

April 16, 2010 Three Lyon College students were recognized for outstanding presentations at the 94th annual meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science April 9-10 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Kendall Barnett and Tori Jones, both seniors, won second place in the undergraduate physical sciences category for their oral presentation of research entitled “Synthesis and Dielectric Measurement of Potassium Sodium Tartrate (KNaC4H4O6·4H2O)” which was co-authored by Vernon Crowell, a junior at Lyon College, and Dr. Stuart Hutton, associate professor of physics at Lyon.

Barrett named Ozarka ambassador

April 16, 2010 Melbourne — Cave City High School senior Lisa Barrett has been named a student ambassador for Ozarka College.Along with that honor, she will be awarded a $250 stipend and help promote Ozarka by assisting the Student Services Department. To be named an ambassador, students must be nominated by their high school counselor.Barrett, daughter of Daniel and Mary Barrett of Cave City, has been active in band choir, radio and SkillsUSA and a member of the Honor Roll. She plans to pursue a nursing degree.

Volunteer meeting set

April 16, 2010 The North Central Volunteer Network will hold its next quarterly meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, 409 Vine St.Lunch is brown bag. A guest speaker from the Health Resources of Arkansas will discuss “Recruiting Techniques that Work.”The meeting is open to volunteer coordinators and anyone who is interested in volunteerism and volunteer management.

Orchestra will perform at Lyon

April 16, 2010 The Lyon Community Orchestra will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Brown Chapel on the Lyon College campus.Sunday’s concert is an enjoyable mix of classical and pop, beginning with Triumphal March from Aida by Verdi and featuring the trumpet section in a lengthy solo passage.The Schubert Symphony No. 8, 1st movement is one of two movements in a symphony with the subtitle “Unfinished.” This is a play on the symphonic form, which is usually four movements.

Single’s ministry to grill out

April 16, 2010 Matthew 6:33 single’s ministry will meet at 6:33 p.m. Saturday at Kennedy Park pavilion #6, Batesville.The event is free and open to all Christian singles age 21 and older. The group will grill hot dogs, have a short devotion, then take part in some outdoor games. Lawn chairs are welcome. In the event of rain we will meet at First Community Bank George Rider Community Room.For more information, call group leaders Glen McKay at (870) 530-1044 or Rhonda McKay at (870) 761-8353.

Moms of Military to meet

April 16, 2010 The Moms of the Military (MOMS) Prayer and Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church.The meeting is open to all women with family serving in any branch of the military. The group meets the third Monday evening of each month to share experiences, military information and ideas, and to support one another. Child care will be available. For information call Debbie Webb at (870) 251-2100 or the church at 251-1918. The church is located at 1003 Batesville Blvd.

Shriners considering parade dates

April 16, 2010 The White River Shrine Club will meet Tuesday at Kelley-Wyatt’s Restaurant in Batesville. The Dutch treat meal begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting follows at 6:30.The group will discuss its upcoming parade schedule for 2010.The meal and meeting are open to members and their guests, and potential members.