Dowell recognized as Teacher of the Year

June 4, 2008 GRADY-Tracy Dowell, an academic instructor at the Grimes Unit at Newport and resident of Batesville, was honored recently with the Hurshell D. Qualls Teacher of the Year Award.

Limbaugh selected

June 4, 2008 ATLANTA - Jillian Limbaugh of Cave City, a Batesville High School student, has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

Honor Roll – Cedar Ridge High

June 4, 2008 NEWARK - The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2007-08 school year at Cedar Ridge High School in Newark, according to a news release:

Southside announces academic award winners

June 4, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - Southside High School Academic Awards Program was held May 8. Southside High School Counselor Lisa Rich announced student scholarships and awards.

Beef companies begin labeling shipments to Korea

June 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Several U.S. beef companies said Monday they will begin labeling shipments to South Korea to note how old slaughtered cattle were at the time of their death.

Cattlemen award scholarships

June 4, 2008 The Independence/Jackson Cattlemen's Association recently awarded scholarships to three graduating students, officer Sue Billiot said. The scholarship recipients are

Woman accused of hitting mom, grandmother

June 4, 2008 A 22-year-old Batesville woman is facing charges of endangering her children and assaulting her mother and grandmother following an argument Saturday afternoon.

Area Briefs

June 4, 2008 Domestic battery charges filed on Cave City Man An argument over an extended stay at a west Batesville home reportedly led to a domestic disturbance with injuries early Sunday morning.