• Student awarded Lyon scholarship

    Brea Young Brea Young of Magness, a senior at Cedar Ridge High School, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an academic scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of …

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  • Williams Baptist College announces graduates

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College awarded degrees to 100 graduates during its 2012 baccalaureate and commencement exercises May 5. A crowd of more than 1,000 filled WBC’s Southerland-Mabee Center for the ceremony. Dr. William Steeger, recently retired pastor of First Baptist Church in Paragould. …

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  • Author to sign book

    HARDY — Author Janice Stump Clark of Black Rock will be signing copies of her latest book for children, “Miss Golden-silk Unties a Tangle.” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in the Old Hardy Gym as part of the Ozark Visual Arts Showcase, said James Branscum …

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  • Meeting the princess of rock

    Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” If I had a bucket list she would be on it and a trip to Dallas last week wasn’t going to stop me from seeing her even if it meant driving nearly eight hours to Memphis, a trip that ordinarily takes …

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  • Judge Isaac Parker – the “hanging judge”

    Craig Ogilvie “… the rest is history!” Being tagged with the moniker “hanging judge,” was totally unfair to Judge Isaac Parker. During the years of his service (1875-96), only capital offenses of rape and murder were punishable by death. However, it was not the judge’s …

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  • State Capitol Week in Review

    The national “Click It or Ticket” campaign will be May 21-June 3, when law enforcement officers will be on the lookout for drivers who are not wearing a seat belt. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), last year more than 22,000 Americans …

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  • UACCB to offer Zumba

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a Zumba and Toning class beginning June 4 in the Nursing and Allied Health building, room 922. Instructor for the course is recent UACCB graduate, Haley Albert, who is certified in both Zumba and toning. …

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  • STAR program set

    The Batesville School District Summer To Always Remember program for kindergarten through sixth-grade students will be held May 31 to Aug. 3. The program offers child care services and courses in photography, cooking, art, dance, etc. It will also partner with the Batesville Community Theater …

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  • Retailers raising funds for Children’s Hospital

    LITTLE ROCK — Several Arkansas outlets, hundreds of store employees, and thousands of supporters are dedicating the month of May to help sick and injured kids receiving treatment at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network hospital. CMN raises critical funds for its 170 member …

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  • Julye Annabella Patience Hutchison

    T.C. and Katie Turner of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on May 14, 2012. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Julye Annabella Patience Hutchison. Grandparents of the child are Robbie Turner and …

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  • Waterthrush program to be held at Audubon meeting

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will present the program “Louisiana Waterthrush at Gulf Mountain Wildlife Management Area” by Dr. Leesia Marshall at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Clinton. Marshall will speak about her continued research in ecology and conservation of …

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  • Home preservation of foods to be discussed

    A meeting to determine if the public is interested in learning about the practice of preserving foods at home will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperative Extension Service Office, located at 1770 Myers St. in Batesville. According to a news release by …

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