Midland senior awarded

May 17, 2016 April Collins PLEASANT PLAINS — April Collins, a senior at Midland High School, has been awarded the Lucy Jean Mofield …

Student earns doctorate

May 17, 2016 Chelsey Howell VIOLET HILL — Chelsey Howell of Violet Hill received a doctorate in physical therapy May 14 from Arkansas …

Lyon math professor honored

May 17, 2016 Dr. Jeremy Chapman Dr. Jeremy Chapman was named the winner of the 2016 Lamar Williamson Prize for Faculty Excellence …

BHS student awarded

May 17, 2016 Batesville High School co-valedictorian  Kirstin Rouse has been awarded a Philanthropic Educational Organization STAR Scholarship, according to a news release. The award …

BRTC confers degrees

May 17, 2016 POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College in Pocahontas conferred degrees and certificates to 219 students May 12 Area students who received certificates …

News of Other Days

May 17, 2016 36 YEARS AGO Josephine Jones, in her “Let’s Chat” column, mentions visiting Hannibal, Mo., the birthplace of Mark Twain, recently. She writes: …

Addendum

May 17, 2016 A name in the Southside High School graduates list was inadvertently omitted in Friday’s edition. Anna Allison Collins is an honor graduate.

One killed in crash

May 16, 2016 An early morning test drive on a utility-task vehicle has resulted in a fatal accident. Independence County Deputy Zach Bailey said he was …

Alleged mother of Christ reported missing

May 16, 2016 A woman who claimed she was the mother of Christ, and her alleged 36-year-old son, have been listed as missing/endangered persons with the Independence …