• Miller family donates $5K to Ozarka campaign

    MELBOURNE — Paul and Treva Miller, residents of Izard County, have committed $5,000 to the Ozarka College Student Services Center Capital Campaign, according to a news release. Their contribution will pay to furnish an office in the student services center on the Melbourne campus. Prior …

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  • Benefit scheduled

    First Free Will Baptist Church will have a benefit for Lynn Bachman, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer. A chili supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Raffle tickets are being sold for a Mossberg .308 Winchester caliber rifle with scope, …

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  • Art gallery relocates

    HARDY — Spring River Artists Guild has announced that the Spring River Art Gallery has moved to 300 Main St. in Hardy. Opening day will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. The gallery will also be open Sunday. Many works of local artists are available for …

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  • Music show to be held

    HORSESHOE BEND — The monthly Music in the Mountains show will be Saturday at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre, located at 811 Second St. in the Diamond B Mall in Horseshoe Bend. The event will honor veterans. All veterans attending will have their choice of a …

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  • Sharp Co. Republican Women plan victory party

    HARDY — The Sharp County Republican Women will have a Victory Party celebrating “Arkansas Going Red” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bob and Sandie’s BBQ, located at 5 Jo Jo, just off Highway 62/412 in Hardy. For more information call Sylvia Ross at (870) 847-6000.

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  • Gospel concert, supper slated

    HIGHLAND — A benefit gospel concert and chili supper will be held Saturday at Highland Hills Baptist Church, located at 2021 Highway 62/412 in Highland. The concert will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and the chili supper will be served from 5 to 6:30. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 7, 1995.

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  • Kibbe, Patterson team to win Batesville Bassmaster crown

    The team of Charles Kibbe-Colin Patterson recently won the Batesville Bassmasters Classic Tournament title and the $1,000 first prize that goes with the club’s year-end event. Kibbe and Patterson weighed-in a 5-fish limit of 11.58 pounds on the first day of the 2-day tourney on …

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  • P-Plains residents reject prison plan

    A group of Pleasant Plains residents attended Monday night’s Independence County Quorum Court meeting to speak out against the proposed prison being in their town and asked the court to withdraw the proposal. Earlier this year, the Arkansas Department of Correction asked for proposals from …

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  • Honoring those who have, do or will serve – Veterans Day marked with wreath-tossing, remarks

    In 1944, Robert Marion Jordan felt the call of duty to join the fight. Despite leaving a wife and three children at home, he volunteered for the Navy. He never made it home. His son Charles Jordan honored his father’s service and sacrifice Tuesday at …

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  • Alleged drunk driver flees scene, captured by K-9

    A man who fled a drunk-driving accident scene was later found in the woods with the use of a K-9. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer John Carroll said he was called to Brewer Hill Road Saturday and learned the driver had fled the scene. Carroll said …

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  • Carriage rides return to Batesville

    Carriage rides in the park will continue this year beginning Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving. The Hot Springs Carriage Company will once again offer rides through Riverside Park, which will be decked out in hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights on Dec. 1. In …

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