• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 5, 1995.

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  • Horseshoe man awarded

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home has named a Horseshoe Bend resident as its first recipient of the Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers scholarship, according to a news release. The $500 scholarship is designed to recognize and assist a …

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  • MV student is UALR Donaghey Scholar

    LITTLE ROCK — Emily Phillips, a graduate of Mountain View High School, has been selected as a Donaghey Scholar at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the 2014-15 academic year. She is the daughter of Joel and Christi Phillips of Mountain View. Phillips …

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  • BHS student named scholar

    The National Society of High School Scholars has named a Batesville High School student to its list of honorees who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment, according to a news release. Katherine Sanders of Cave City  was recognized for her academic achievement. As …

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  • Scholarship awarded

    STRAWBERRY — Kelsey Richey of Strawberry has received a $500 scholarship from the Arkansas Rural Water Association, which was recently awarded at the ARWA Conference in Hot Springs. Richey attends Arkansas State University at Newport and is the daughter of Randy and Renee Richey. The …

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  • Women learn self-defense techniques

    She is called a hero and a survivor. Kidnapping victim Amy Murphree shared her story of survival during the Ladies Self-Awareness and Basic Self-Defense event held at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville on Thursday. The free event gave more than 168 women …

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  • Suspect caught asleep at wheel

    When a branch of Lifeplus of Batesville was burglarized on Oct. 5, police investigators immediately turned to surveillance cameras for help. Those cameras reportedly showed a man, later identified as 38-year-old Kevin Ward of Batesville, using a hammer to break a window in the front …

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  • On the campaign trail – Ross visits plant on ‘Jobs First’ tour

    Mike Ross sees creating more economic opportunities in Arkansas as a two–way street. The state needs a highly skilled workforce to attract the jobs of the future, but also the jobs of the future to keep a highly skilled workforce here. If elected governor, Ross, …

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  • EAST Night Out planned

    Eagle Mountain Magnet will host EAST Night Out from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event is open to the public. EAST stands for Environmental And Spatial Technology. This is the program’s first year at Eagle Mountain Health Wellness and Medical Sciences Magnet School. Julie …

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  • Breast health to be topic

    White River Medical Center is hosting a free Community Education Presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Conference Room B of the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging at WRMC. Dr. Steve Alexander, surgeon, will present a seminar about breast health. The …

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  • The Compassionate Friends to meet Tuesday

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no …

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  • Waits to speak on expansion

    The Batesville Chapter AARP will hold its regular luncheon meeting at the Catfish Wharf at noon Tuesday with a meal beginning at 11. Lyndal Waits, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department district engineer, will speak on the progress of the expansion of Hwy. 167 North. …

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