• Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Army National Guard Pvt. Colton J. Jones has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, …

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  • Ozarka to host employability workshop, Preview Day

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will host “What Employers Wish You Knew,” an employability workshop at each of its campuses in April. Following the workshop in Ash Flat and Mountain View, Ozarka will host a Preview Day. Both events are free and open to the community. …

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  • Students net awards at Lyon College’s annual History Day

    Several local high school and middle school students recently took home honors at Arkansas’ District II History Day at Lyon College, according to a news release. Each year, Lyon serves as host for Arkansas’ District II History Day, which is part of a yearlong education …

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  • Students inducted into national theater honor society

    WALNUT RIDGE — Brandt McDonald of Drasco and Hannah Morgan of Smithville were recently inducted into the national theater honor society during the opening night of Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie” at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. McDonald, a senior at Williams, is …

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  • Area students inducted into Arkansas Alpha Chi

    RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society at Arkansas Tech University welcomed 119 new members during its spring 2014 induction ceremony. Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior and graduate …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 20, 1994.

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  • Festival offers something for all

    The pipes are calling. Lyon College will present the 35th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival April 11-13 on the campus. “We invite everyone to come join us. This should be the biggest and best festival we’ve held yet,” said James Bell, director of the Scottish Heritage …

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  • Woman jailed, concocted story about kidnapping

    A woman who claimed she had been kidnapped ended up in jail after she told the officer she had used methamphetamine earlier in the day. Officer John Carroll was called to 3240 White Drive Wednesday in reference to the suspicious woman, later identified as 22-year-old …

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  • Man found going out window charged as habitual offender

    Keith Eugene White has a habit of getting into trouble. This time, Prosecutor Don McSpadden is charging him as a habitual criminal since he has already been convicted on four or more felonies. The latest charges for the 37-year-old involve residential burglary with bond set …

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  • Entergy plans ‘wire-cutting’

    Entergy will hold a wire-cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for its new facility located at 100 General St. in Batesville. The event was previously scheduled for March 4 but was postponed due to bad weather. The event is open to the public.

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  • Meats being sold for holiday

    CHARLOTTE — John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte is selling hams and pork butts for Easter. The cost for a 10- to 12-pound spiral cut ham is $34.95 each, and 7- to 8-pound pork butts are $24.95. Prices include tax. To place an order, call Dane …

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  • Ozarka-MV hosts fashion show

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Spring came early at Ozarka College-Mountain View when more than 100 area women attended the second annual Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show hosted by the Ozarka College Foundation. “It is an extreme honor to work with such a great group of ladies …

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