• Batesville resident serves as French consul of Ark.

    Stepping up to the podium as guest speaker of Monday’s Batesville Rotary Club meeting, French native Beatrice Moore apologized for not having an Arkansas accent. Garnering laughter from the audience, Moore, the honorary consul of France for Arkansas, shared background and stories about the position …

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  • Evening Shade road closed

    EVENING SHADE — Sharp County road foreman Gene Moore has announced that Antioch Road west of Evening Shade at Bird Creek Road low-water crossing will be closed until further notice for bridge work.

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  • Dance recital announced

    Ms. Danielle’s Peace, Love and Dance Incorporated studio in Batesville will host a dance recital at 6:30 p.m. June 20 at the John 3:16 Ministries’ new multi-purpose building. Danielle Jenkerson said there are still opportunities for kids to be in the show, as camp for …

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  • S-Rock council to hear reports

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the city hall, said Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. The aldermen will hear monthly reports and review bills.

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  • Clothing giveaway scheduled

    A community outreach clothing giveaway is held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. each second Saturday at Grace Communion Fellowship, located at 790 Allen Chapel Road. The church requests no vendors.

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  • ‘Surf the Bay’ sport festival announced at Fairfield Bay

    FAIRFIELD BAY — The water sport festival “Surf the Bay” will be held Friday and Saturday at the marina in Fairfield Bay. A new event this year is paragliding. Wakesurfing and flyboarding will also be available. There will be professional demonstrations, free paddleboards, kayaks, lake …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 3, 1995.

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  • UACCB Foundation awards summer scholarships

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Foundation has awarded 21, $300 summer scholarships. “This is the second year the foundation has been able to award summer scholarships,” said Tina Paul, director of development. “Scholarship opportunities have always been a main goal of the …

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  • Ten local graduates receive funds to UACCB

    Ten local graduates have been awarded scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Batesville High School graduates include Tyler Bagwell of Batesville, son of Randall Bagwell and Vanessa Burrow. He received the Chancellor’s scholarship and will be …

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  • 16 Cave City students awarded scholarships to college

    Sixteen Cave City graduates have been awarded scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Graduates include Kayla Presley of Cave City daughter of Terry and Patricia Presley. She received the Chancellor’s scholarship and will be majoring in …

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  • ASU-Beebe announces academic lists

    BEEBE — Two hundred forty students earned academic achievement during the Spring 2014 semester at Arkansas State University-Beebe. Students named to the Academic Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s lists were announced by Dr. Ted Kalthoff, vice chancellor for academic affairs. Students with 15 credit hours or …

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  • Highland resident named recipient

    ASH FLAT — Charles Fuller, a 2014 graduate of Highland High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Boyd Carpenter Scholarship, awarded annually by FNBC. This is the 30th year for the $4,000 scholarship. Fuller ranked second in a class of 96 and …

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