• A Glance at Days Gone By

    Tornado train: This was no ordinary train wreck. Instead, these railcars were damaged by the tornado that struck Guion in 1929. That is one of several historical tornados, including some at Heber Springs, that will be studied along with major floods, fires and earthquakes during …

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  • Contracts top agenda

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the middle school library to consider certified personnel contracts and any resignations, according to an agenda for the regular meeting. A monthly financial report and a 2011-12 audit report will …

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  • Council to hear meter request

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. The agenda includes a request for a new water service outside of city limits at 430 Meade Lane, an update from the chamber, reports from Public Works Engineer Damon Johnson and the …

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  • Lyon students place in history competition

    Lyon College hosted Arkansas District II’s National History Day on March 14, an educational program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics. Students produce dramatic performances, imaginative exhibits, multimedia documentaries, and research papers based on research …

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  • ‘Website in a Day’ workshop offered

    NEWPORT — A free workshop titled “Website in a Day” will be presented to small business owners and their employees from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 2 at Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 201 Hazel St. in Newport. The workshop is hosted …

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  • Honor Roll – Melbourne High

    MELBOURNE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Melbourne High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Elijah Conley, Cole Lamb, Josie Love, Ryan Moxley; general — Shelby Brown-Swaim, …

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  • St. Patrick’s Day parade winners announced

    SIDNEY — Winners in Sidney’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade float contest on Saturday have been announced. First place in the Junior Division went to “Sidney Baptist Children in Memory of Lillikay Turner”; second place went to Pleasant Hill Full Gospel “Fishers of Men”; and third …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 13, 1993.

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  • 200 trap shooters compete locally

    Results have been released from Saturday’s Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program trap tounament at the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, said Range Manager Terrill Gregg. “Two hundred trap shooters, making up 19 senior and 18 junior teams, participated,” Gregg said. Winners include: Junior Division • …

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  • Three graduate from Drug Court

    It was a day three women could stand before 16th Judicial District Judge Dan Kemp and feel good about it — graduation day. On Monday, Sheri Douthitt, Deambra Ward and Jessica Coleman graduated from the 16th Judicial Independence County Drug Court, a special court that …

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  • Easter events set for Saturday

    The Easter Bunny will visit several area cities this Saturday, hiding eggs and posing for photos. Here are a few of the Easter activities in the Guard-circulation area this weekend: Easter by the River Sonic Drive-In has organized “Easter by the River,” scheduled for 9 …

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  • Programs, students win awards

    The EAST programs at Batesville junior and senior high schools were recently presented with Superior School awards in their age divisions during the annual Environmental And Spatial Technology conference while one student was named the organization’s national logo design winner. Batesville High sophomore Elise Fry …

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