• Tickets still available; Aunt Minnie Miles to perform

    Tickets are still available for the ninth annual Variety Night, a fundraiser for John 3:16 Ministries set for Saturday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Independence Hall. A catfish dinner with all the trimmings will be served at 5 p.m., with a …

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  • Midland discusses classrooms, stadium

    PLEASANT PLAINS —A classroom addition at the high school and development of a football stadium topped discussion when the Midland School Board met recently. Architect Josh Siebert with Modus Studios discussed with the board classroom addition and showed a stadium that his studio did in …

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  • Road to be closed

    CAVE CITY — West Center Street in Cave City between Hamlett Springs Road and Conyers Road will be closed beginning Monday until further notice for bridge repair, according to the Sharp County Road Department.

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  • Ethel Moxley to mark 98 years

    MELBOURNE — Ethel Marie Moxley of Izard County will celebrate her 98th birthday Oct. 6. Born in 1916 to William and Olevia Davis, Moxley grew up at Twin Creek with two sisters, Edith Davis Hutchins and Ida Davis Gillihan and a brother, Ray Davis. As …

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  • Shamrock Community Cemetery meeting is Saturday

    CHARLOTTE — An organizational meeting for the Shamrock Community Cemetery will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 1500 Shamrock Lane in Charlotte. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend.

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  • Salem’s Old Main restoration to hold fundraising event

    SALEM — The Old Main Schoolhouse in Salem will be the setting for an old-fashioned chili supper, pie auction, talent show and candidate meet and greet at 5 p.m. Oct. 4. The school is located at the intersection of Oak and North streets in downtown …

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  • Barbecue, bake sale set for Saturday

    Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual barbecue and bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at the corner of 10th and Oak streets. The price for dinner and a drink is $7. Dinners include barbecue, coleslaw, beans, bread and …

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  • Hoggard reunion announced

    CAVE CITY — The Hoggard reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cave City First Baptist Church. A potluck will be served. For more information call (870) 613-1371.

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  • ‘Ab ARt’ to be on exhibit at Kresge Gallery

    The Lyon College Kresge Gallery will host “Ab ARt,” an art exhibition featuring the work of contemporary artists from Arkansas who deal with abstraction in their work. The exhibition offers visitors an opportunity to see Arkansas artists working in contemporary modes of painting, drawing and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 24, 1995.

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  • Winners at district fair announced

    MELBOURNE — The North Central Arkansas District Horse Show was held Sept. 24 at the fairgrounds near Melbourne with 115 entries. Winners included: Miniature ponies — Grayson Melton, first; and Lesley Jennings, second. Ponies — Samantha Franks, grand champion and first; Zachery Collins, reserve grand …

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  • 2nd project under way at UACCB

    A local college will soon have dual construction projects going up. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a new firefighter training/workforce training center to be located inside the old daycare building, which is located in the northeast corner of the campus, behind the library …

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