• Phone cable stolen

    Thousands of dollars in phone cable was reportedly stolen on Jamestown Loop. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Calendar met with Jonathan Avery with AT&T who said he discovered someone had cut the main phone case and he estimated 200 feet was missing. In other reports: …

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  • Fair pageant, youth talent deadline is July 8

    Applications for the Independence County Fair beauty contests, photogenic contests and youth talent contest are now available, according to a news release. The pageants are open to ages 6 months through 21 years. All contestants must be a resident of Independence County. This year, the …

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  • Legal Aid board to meet

    NEWPORT — Legal Aid of Arkansas board of directors will hold a regular meeting at 10 a.m. June 21 at Newport Airport Terminal Building, located at 3800 N. Operations Drive in Newport. The meeting is open to the public. Legal Aid of Arkansas is a …

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  • Student artwork to be displayed

    Art by Eagle Mountain Elementary students will be displayed during the month of June at the Batesville Area Arts Council located at 246 E. Main St. Second-graders created their interpretation of an oversized collage of Main Street. Students worked in teams and selected which building …

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  • Award to be given

    The Batesville School District will be presented an award for environmental stewardship when the Batesville School Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Batesville preschool. The award will be presented by Cenergistic, an energy conservation company the district partnered with last year. Agenda items include …

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  • Cord-Charlotte Elementary students to receive new technology for learning

    CHARLOTTE — Cord-Charlotte Elementary will begin next year as the first “1-on-1 Technology School” in the county, meaning every student in the school will be issued a technology device, a Google Chromebook, according to Principal Susi Epperson. The school had 72 of the devices and …

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  • Honor Rolls – Southside Elementary, Melbourne High

    Southside Elementary SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Southside Elementary School, according to a news release: Fourth: all A’s — Jennifer Adams, Alex Allen, Sarah Barber, Kyler Bartsch, Suzanna Bates, …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • Sharp Co. E-H recognized

    ASH FLAT — Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council recognized Sharp County Extension Homemakers in three categories on June 4 at the AEHC state convention in Hot Springs. Sharp County E-H Council’s quilted lap robe entry, made by Melody Gruenhagen of Hardy Country Ladies E-H, was awarded …

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  • VBS scheduled

    Bethlehem Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The theme is “The Amazing Road Trip: Discovering God’s Purpose for Me.” Parents are encouraged to join in each evening for a daily recap and wrap-up. The church is …

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  • Doc & Connie and Rusty to perform

    CAVE CITY — Doc & Connie Spurlin and Rusty along with Kristi Michelle will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City. Admission is free. Donations will benefit Friendship Outreach Inc. and Women’s Addictions …

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  • Parkinson’s group to meet

    The White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Citizens Bank Annex on College Street in Batesville. The meeting is open to all patients, caregivers, family and friends. For more information call Joan Sellers, support group leader, at (870) 793-0067.

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