Olympic Briefs

August 12, 2008 BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James and his teammates easily shoved Angola aside. Now come the teams that can push back.

Hoskins earns master’s

August 12, 2008 Daniel Hoskins, a 1981 graduate of Batesville High School, has been awarded a master of arts from the William Carey International University Graduate School of Pasadena, Calif.

Ozarka announces lists

August 12, 2008 Melbourne - One hundred seventy-nine full-time students qualified for the President's List at Ozarka College for the spring semester. This included 102 with 4.0 grade point averages.

News of other days

August 12, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 23, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Brooks address graduates

August 12, 2008 Dr. Homer Brooks of Batesville recently addressed the graduating class of Harding University's Physician Assistant Program at its banquet on July 25.

Civil War author to sign books

August 12, 2008 MELBOURNE - Author Bryce A. Chandler will appear in costume from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Bread of Life Bookstore in Melbourne.

Area Briefs

August 12, 2008 Southside orientation set SOUTHSIDE - Orientation for new students and freshman at Southside High School will be at 1 p.m. Thursday.