• Lyon athletes give back to community

    More than 250 Scot student athletes spent a portion of Oct. 21 giving back to the community by cleaning, assisting others and entertaining and teaching school children as they took part in the annual Lyon College Service Day. Freshmen athletes in football and wrestling joined …

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  • Candlelight vigil brings awareness of violence

    The location may be different, but the message will be the same when Family Violence Prevention and Lyon College host Domestic Violence Awareness Week Oct. 27-31, beginning with the 25th annual candlelight vigil to honor victims of domestic abuse. “This is FVP’s 25th annual candlelight …

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  • Strawberry, Cushman receive grants

    LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe and Department of Rural Services Director John Andrews presented $92,131.59 to 11 rural communities at an awards ceremony on Oct. 22 held at the State Capitol in the Governor’s Conference Room. The communities were selected for funding through the …

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  • Chili suppers announced

    Sidney Fire Department SIDNEY — Sidney Fire Department will hold a chili supper from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. At the supper there will be a sign-up sheet for the Youth Big Buck Contest to be held during the Youth Hunt …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2014.

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  • Harvest Fest set for Saturday

    VIOLET HILL — Fairview Baptist Church in Violet Hill will host a Harvest Fest at 2 p.m. Saturday. Activities will include games and giant inflatables. A hot dog cookout will begin at 5. A hay ride will follow. The event is open to the public. …

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  • Parkinson’s support group hosts seminar at WRMC

    The White River Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will host a seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in Suite B of the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, located inside White River Medical Center at Batesville. Several speakers will discuss Parkinson’s. The …

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  • Singings to be held

    Pleasant Ridge Community Church POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The featured singers will be the Turner Family. For more information call (870) 528-4909 or 528-3568.   Corinth Missionary Baptist Church …

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  • Service News

    Pvt. Logan Roberson, 18, of Pleasant Plains graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego on Oct. 10. Roberson successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training. Following 10 days of leave at home, he reported to Camp …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 16, 1995.

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  • Civil War Symposium to be held

    ASH FLAT — The Civil War Symposium 2014 will be held Oct. 25 at the Ash Flat Community Center, across from the library in Ash Flat. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. “CSS Pontchartrain — The Forgotten Warship of Arkansas,” will be presented by William …

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  • Hospital CEO: WRMC prepared

    The potential for a major Ebola outbreak is striking fear in people across the country. White River Medical Center has not treated any cases of Ebola; in fact, the likelihood of the Ebola virus reaching Batesville is remote, officials believe, but that isn’t stopping leaders …

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