• Brazier nets $2,500 scholarship

    Danielle Brazier, 19, of Batesville is among 21 pediatric cancer survivors selected this year to receive Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarships valued at $2,500 each and awarded by the Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute Foundation in Little Rock. Presented annually to current or former CARTI pediatric cancer …

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  • Student awarded

    Karen Hartsfield of Newark has been awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. She is a graduate of Cedar Ridge High School and the daughter of Joe and Donna Hartsfield. She plans to seek an early childhood education …

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  • Johnson accepts scholarship

    Ryan Johnson has been awarded an Academic Excellence Scholarship to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Johnson of Cave City graduated from Cave City High School. He is the son of David Johnson and plans to obtain his general education courses to transfer …

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  • Scholar gets funds

    MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University has awarded scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year. Area scholars include Georgia Robey of Mountain View, a recent graduate from Mountain View High School. She was awarded an achievement scholarship from SAU. This scholarship includes $1,000 per semester and has …

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  • Grads recognized

    SAINT PETER, Mich. — Tanner McGuire of Floral has received  a $1,500 Mike Harper Leadership Scholars award, renewable for three years, from the ConAgra Foods Foundation. These scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding high school seniors who intend to enroll in an accredited college, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 14, 1994.

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  • Lyon hires assistant softball, basketball coaches

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College recently hired assistant coaches for softball and men’s basketball. Softball Coach Travis Owen announced the hiring of former University of Massachusetts Boston ace Kara Willis as pitching coach, and Kyle Hanaway has joined the basketball staff, rejoining Head Coach Chad …

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  • Scouts converge on Bull Shoals for canoe race

    One of the oldest and longest Boy Scout racing events in the country is scheduled to kick off Thursday as paddlers from throughout the country converge on North Central Arkansas for the 47th National Invitational White River Canoe Race. The 120-mile, 3-day race will begin …

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  • Lyon sets softball pitching camp for Aug. 24

    Lyon Sports Information First-year Scots softball Coach Travis Owen announced that the school will host the Lyon College Softball Pitching Camp on Aug. 24, with morning and afternoon sessions planned. Owen and Lyon’s newly-hired Assistant Coach Kara Willis will instruct. Also on hand will be …

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  • Tryout set for 10-under softball team

    A tryout for the Batesville Breakers, a 10-and-under softball team, is set for Saturday morning at 10 at the North Complex, said Tim Hurley. Girls with birth dates in 2003 and ’04 are eligible. For more information, call Hurley (613-3018), Bryan Simpson (834-2560) or Larry …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, July 25 – Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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  • Former Hog, Tyler Wilson signs with Oakland Raiders

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed fourth-round pick quarterback Tyler Wilson to a contract. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Tuesday, three days before the first training camp practice in Napa. Oakland also waived linebacker Travis Goethel and defensive back Coye …

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