• Midland to discuss snow days

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the administration board room at the high school campus. The district’s master facilities planner Josh Siebert with Modus Studios in Fayetteville will give a presentation while the board will receive information about …

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  • Newark meeting rescheduled

    NEWARK — The regular monthly meeting of the Newark City Council will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the city’s municipal building, said Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston. The meeting was postponed from earlier this month. The agenda was incomplete at midmorning today but will include monthly …

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  • Concord eyes calendar

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the high school media center where an update on the district’s academic calendar and days missed due to winter weather will be given. Concord missed 17 days due to snow and ice and …

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  • C-Ridge board to open bids

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room. Agenda items include the opening of bids for two buses and agri equipment. Personnel and financial reports also will be discussed. Meetings are open to the …

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  • HRA looks at merger with Alternative Opportunities Inc.

    Money woes could soon be over for Health Resources of Arkansas. And so will the worry over keeping mental health programs and jobs afloat if it proceeds with a merger with Alternative Opportunities Inc. AO Chief Administrator Bontiea Goss and Marilyn Noble spoke to the …

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  • Pfeiffer eyes water line project

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building. The agenda includes the water line relocation on Highway 167 North, an engineering report and Batesville Water Utilities management report on customer adjustments as well as water …

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  • Volunteer weather observers sought

    The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network needs volunteer weather observers of all ages to measure precipitation in their own back yards to help scientists study storms. “The only requirements are an enthusiasm for watching and reporting weather conditions and a desire to learn …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 6, 1994.

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  • Club News

    Daughters of 1812 PINE BLUFF — In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, the Arkansas Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 recently held a memorial service and marked the graves of Nathan Jenkins and Drew White, both veterans of …

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  • Imaginations Events giving away $10,000 dream wedding

    Talk about living up to its name. Imaginations Events is giving away the event of a lifetime, where imaginations will soar when one lucky couple gets to plan their dream wedding, up to $10,000. A group of downtown Batesville businesses announced the $10,000 wedding giveaway …

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  • No signs found of missing local man

    There have been no signs of a Batesville man who has been reported missing. Olinger is a white male, 65, and has not been seen since 5 p.m. Monday. An aerial search was conducted Thursday afternoon around Olinger’s neighborhood in the Meadow Heights area, but …

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  • Batesville’s own Oscar Valdez featured on new MMA reality show

    Oscar Valdez didn’t seem like the type to fight. His former coaches and teachers describe the 2011 Batesville graduate as a respectful, well-spoken young man who stayed out of trouble and stood out on the soccer pitch. During a breakout senior season that earned him …

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