• Disaster planners to meet

    The Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vital Link, 1033 EMS Drive. LEPC is made up of representatives from local businesses, emergency services, city personnel and local citizens who meet bi-monthly to develop disaster plans in case …

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  • Seeking Santas for seniors

    Christmas cheer will be brought to senior citizens who may not otherwise enjoy the season due to lack of finances or family nearby, thanks to a program by Home Instead Senior Care along with local businesses and the Chamber of Commerce. Names of seniors who …

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  • Guard seeking Christmas memories for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the newspaper office at 258 …

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  • Newark to collect e-waste at city hall

    NEWARK — The city of Newark will be collecting electronic waste at city hall from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20, recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston said. Residents must check in at city hall before disposing of items, which can include computer monitors, keyboards, …

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  • C-Ridge board to hear report

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the administration board room. The agenda includes personnel reports and a presentation by Karl Pierce with First Solar concerning the alternative energy as it might relate to the Newark power plant …

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  • Izard County sets date for spelling bee

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Spelling Bee will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the John E. Miller complex at Ozarka College in Melbourne. Contestants will be those in fourth through eighth grades from schools in Izard County. The winner will compete in the …

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  • Kruse family shares five-generation story

    In the spring of 1957. Ardon Schlack tossed his suitcase into his car and headed to Arkansas. His life and that of his family (wife, Edna and daughters Becky and Eva) was about to change in more ways than he could ever have known. Ardon …

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  • Ozarka to offer early childhood education online

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College is offering the early childhood education program online, according to a news release. The ECD program will prepare individuals to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 9, 1995.

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  • Colonial dames to mark historical site

    Colonial Dames XVII Century, Mary Place Chapter’s project for 2015 will be marking a historical site. The project will take place at Friendship Cemetery at Prescott in Nevada County. The church and cemetery were founded in 1859 by David Butler Almand. He was the first …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Junior High

    SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year at Southside Junior High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Trevor Anderson, Ashlyn Blevins, Elizabeth Bullington, Blake Duncan, Natasha Hightower, Aliyha …

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  • Honor Roll – Concord High

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year at Concord High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Annalise Cornett, Ashlyn Deckard, Johnathan Dixon, Liberty Jensen, Gracie Roark, Avery Southerland, …

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