• Cedar Ridge board appoints member

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board has a new board member following the resignation of one in June. Barry Lillard was appointed to Zone 2 when the board met for its recent meeting. The position had been vacated by C.T. Thomas, who served on …

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  • Southside board accepts transfers

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board voted to accept three student transfers from the Concord School District to Southside, approved the transfer requests of two students from Southside to the Batesville district and approved a tuition agreement with the Community School Inc., for educational services …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 17, 1995.

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  • Radio club meets Thursday

    Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing can be arranged for …

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  • Cowboy poets to share works

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will offer aspiring and experienced cowboy poets a chance to share their works at 2 p.m. Saturday in the White Oak Auditorium. Admission to the exhibit is free. Participants may perform their own …

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  • Health, wellness fair set

    FAIRFIELD BAY — The Annual Regional Health and Wellness Fair will be hosted by radio station KFFB 106.1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Fairfield Bay Conference Center. In addition to health screenings and tests, health professionals will provide health and wellness information. …

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  • Cemetery meetings announced

    Union Cemetery CORD — The annual Union Cemetery meeting will be held Saturday at the Cemetery Pavilion, located on Highway 25 between Cord and Saffell. Donations will be accepted beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 11. A potluck will be served …

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  • Lions District 7-0 to gather

    The 2014 annual regional gathering of Lions Clubs in the northeast and north-central parts of Arkansas, in Lions District 7-0, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Arkansas State University campus, located at 2-364 Rivercrest Drive in Heber Springs. The host, …

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  • Reunion to be at Riverside Park

    The grandchildren of John and Dan White will have a family reunion at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pavilion No. 2 at Riverside Park in Batesville. A potluck will begin at 12:30 p.m. All family and friends are invited.

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  • Sharp Co. nut sale under way

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Conservation District’s annual nut sale is underway. The last day to order will be Oct. 31 and the bags of fresh nuts will arrive just in time for Thanksgiving, said Kerrie Brightwell, district secretary. “They also make great Christmas …

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  • Pfeiffer water board to meet

    The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Batesville Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Southside files

    Southside is on its way to becoming its own city, and yes, the name is Southside. Monday morning, a group from the Keep Southside Free From Annexation came to the Independence County Clerk’s Office to file a petition of incorporation for the county’s newest town …

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