• Lee’s Chapel Cemetery cleaning day announced

    Work day at Lee’s Chapel Cemetery will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. Rain date will be May 31. Those attending are asked to bring tools. Sodas and snacks will be available. Flowers on graves should be removed by family members prior to cleaning and may …

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  • Church to hold homecoming

    New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church will have its homecoming Sunday. The church is celebrating its 104th year. Earl Stoner will preach the morning message at 11 a.m. A potluck will be served, and singing and specials will follow in the afternoon. The event is open …

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  • Reunions scheduled

    Pleasant Grove School PLEASANT GROVE — Pleasant Grove School Reunion will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Community Center. A potluck will be served, and a silent auction will be held. The event is open to all students, teachers, family …

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  • Salem hosting Apple Pie 5K

    SALEM — The Bank of Salem Mark Thomas Memorial Apple Pie 5K Run will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at the court square in Salem. Race participants must check in between 7 and 7:30 a.m. at the registration table on the north side of the …

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  • Ozarka sets kids camp

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka Kids Academy of Ozarka College at Melbourne will offer summer care for school-aged students, beginning Tuesday. Students will be provided breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Cost is $80 a week and space is limited. Ozarka Kids Camp will be an …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 16, 1993.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The April release of the movie “42,” based on the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in modern Major League Baseball (the first since 1884), allowed Steve Cargill of Batesville to take a glance at days gone by via his baseball cards. …

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  • Students accept scholarships

    Eight students have been awarded Academic Excellence scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Chad Burkhead of Batesville graduated from Southside High School. He is the son of Tabitha Breshears and plans on pursuing an associate of science degree. Earin Oakley Davis …

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  • Student named to President’s honor roll

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Rachel McElroy of  Mountain View has been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Northeastern State University for the spring 2013 semester. Each semester, NSU recognizes students who have achieved superior academic performance by naming them to the president’s honor roll, according …

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  • Grazing meeting set at Cave City

    ASH FLAT — A grazing meeting for area landowners and livestock producers will begin at 6 p.m. June 11 in the Cave City School Safe Room, said Kerrie Brightwell, secretary of the Sharp County Conservation District. Topics to be discussed will be fertilize recommendations, 319 …

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  • Walker, Turner win tournament

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner weighed in 12 pounds even to win the Cave City Bass Club’s sixth tournament of the year Saturday on Lake Norfork, said tournament director Steve Moody. “The weather was the best we’ve had this year and we …

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  • Sugarcane beetles eat more than cane

    If your young corn plants are lying on the ground and you’ve noticed a lot of black beetles around, it’s not a coincidence. Sugarcane beetles can cause damage to many different crops and vegetables. They are scarab beetles, which means they are related to May …

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