• Cash mob at Ivory Owl

    The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Ivory Owl, located at 655 St. Louis St., will be the “cash mob” site Friday. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. customers will receive 25 percent off purchases and can register to win a free prize. As part …

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  • Community School to meet

    The Community School will hold its board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at White River Specialized Industries, 1550 Cottonwood Drive. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Board to discuss revisions

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Newark Elementary cafeteria. Agenda items include discussions of handbook revisions, summer care program and a bus bid. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Pfeiffer water board to meet

    The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Concord to discuss projects

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the high school media center to discuss the demolition of the bus garage and removal of two portable storage buildings at the old cafeteria, said Superintendent Dr. Michael Davidson. The proposed purchase of …

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  • Exercise class continues

    The Cooperative Extension Service continues to offer the Strong Women program, an exercise program for middle-age and older men and women. Once set to last only 12 weeks, the program will continue indefinitely said Julian King, Extension agent-family and consumer sciences. Classes begin at 9:30 …

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  • Jelly demonstration planned

    The Pfeiffer Extension Homemaker Club will hold a jelly making demonstration at 6:30 p.m. June 11 at its clubhouse located at 3604 N. St. Louis St. The event is open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information call Julian King, Extension …

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  • Ozarka sets GED schedule

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College adult education department has announced its 2013 GED testing schedule. Testing will be held on Ozarka campuses unless otherwise noted. May 22 — Melbourne, adult education building May 30 — Calico Rock City Hall June 3, 17 — Ash Flat …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 10, 1993.

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  • Book signing set

    Newport — Dr. Hon K.Poon, general surgeon in the community for more than 30 years, will hold a book signing at the Harris Hospital community room from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday. “Journal Of A Country Surgeon” appears to be Dr. Pahn HanJi’s (Dr. Poon) …

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  • Free smoke detectors, fire extinguishers offered

    The Batesville Fire Department is offering free smoke detectors and fire extinguishers and will install them at no charge. This service is only available to residents in the city limits. The fire department received a $2,500 grant from State Farm to buy 516 smoke detectors …

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  • Creator of plastic gun has ties to Batesville

    Cody Wilson, who stunned the world the week before last by successfully test-firing a plastic firearm he designed and created on a 3-D printer and which fires ammunition made for traditional guns, is the grandson of two longtime Batesville couples. The gun is called ‘The …

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