Guard to change publication date due to MLK holiday

The Batesville Guard will publish a paper on Tuesday, Jan. 19, instead of Monday, Jan. 18, due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Eastman scholarship applications available

Applications for the Arkansas Eastman Trust Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is established to encourage and assist Independence County area students pursuing a math or science-related career.

Each year, a limited number of scholarships, not to exceed $2,000, are awarded to graduating high school seniors or students currently attending a college or university. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic performance, career goals, and school and community citizenship and activities.

Application forms may be obtained from area high schools or by calling or writing: FutureFuel Chemical Company, Attention: Scholarship Committee, 2800 Gap Road, Batesville, AR 72501.

Call 870-698-5524 for more information.

Completed applications must be returned to FutureFuel Chemical Company by March 13.

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