• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 25, 2013.

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  • Beebe working quickly to pick new treasurer

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday he hopes to name a replacement in the next several days for the state treasurer, who resigned over accusations she took cash bribes from a bond broker. Beebe said he already has spoken with some candidates …

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  • Hogs edge Rebs, face Tigers today

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Brian Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to give Arkansas a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday. Anderson started the Razorback inning rally with a one-out, ground-rule double. …

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  • Pineville Cumberland holds 100th anniversary celebration

    PINEVILLE — Pineville Cumberland Presbyterian Church held its 100th anniversary celebration May 5. Bob Benbrook was hired as chief carpenter to build a two-story church building in Pineville in 1913. Benbrook’s great-great-grandson, Chad, built an exact replica of the present church building as a cake …

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  • Lyon students named to spring Dean’s List

    Seventy-two students have been named to the spring 2013 Lyon College Dean’s List. To be on the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.75 grade point average or higher while taking a minimum of 12 hours a semester. Area students include: Batesville — Caitlin …

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  • Nunnally awarded

      LYNN — Hunter Kyle Nunnally, a senior at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, has been awarded a $1,000 Arkansas State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship. Nunnally received the award at a recent DAR convention in Little Rock. Nunnally is the son of …

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  • WBC releases lists

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2013 spring semester.  The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of …

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  • SAU sets honor rolls

    MAGNOLIA — A total of 227 students were named to the President’s List at Southern Arkansas University following the spring 2013 semester. To be qualified for the President’s List, a student must earn all As for the semester. Local students named to the President’s List …

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  • Residents net Lyon scholarships

    Phoenix Sheppard of Batesville has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an Honors Day scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community. Sheppard is the son of …

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  • Scholarship granted

    CONWAY — Several students recently were awarded academic scholarships to attend Hendrix College. Local recipients included Nicole Rodriguez of Batesville, who received the College’s Odyssey Distinction Award for professional and leadership development.

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  • Scholar named

      WALNUT RIDGE — Lauren Boreani of Newark has been awarded a Leadership Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Boreani is a graduate of Cedar Ridge High School and the …

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  • Rudd given funds

    WALNUT RIDGE — Sarah Rudd of Batesville has been awarded a President’s Select Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Rudd is a graduate of BatesvilleHigh School. She is the daughter …

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