• Cemeteries work day set

    Work day for Macedonia and Dugger cemeteries will be at 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are asked to bring work tools. Lunch will be served on the grounds. Rain date is May 25.

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  • The Hannahs to perform

    The Hannahs will perform at New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Saturday. A fish dinner with all the trimmings will be served at 5:30. The church is located at 3655 Bethesda Road. The event is open to the public.

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  • Spring revival announced

    MOUNT PLEASANT — A spring revival will be held Sunday through May 22 at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. Evangelist is Herb Wilson. Meeting times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through May 22. Special music will be held during …

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  • UACCB presents diplomas

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold commencement Monday in Independence Hall. The following technical certificates were awarded. Graduates include:   TC, aviation maintenance, airframe Batesville — Aaron Farrier, summa cum laude, Eric Jones, summa cum laude, Austin McCord, summa cum laude …

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  • UAMS awards degrees to area grads

    LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has awarded certificates and degrees to 891 graduates of its five colleges and Graduate School during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena. Diplomas were presented to 162 in the College of Medicine; 203 in the …

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  • Mayfield selected for ‘Who’s Who’

    WALNUT RIDGE — Kindalh Mayfield of Concord has been selected for the 2013 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Mayfield is a senior at Williams Baptist College majoring in psychology. College faculty and editors of the directory select students based …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 9, 1993.

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  • Hillcrest student prepares for D.C.

    STRAWBERRY — A Hillcrest High School seventh-grader will soon be headed to the nation’s capital as part of the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. Raven Randolph, the daughter of Roger and Debra Randolph, was selected by one of her teachers as a student with the …

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  • Student awarded

    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Chelsea Harmon of Batesville received the George C. and Myrna K. Roof Memorial Scholarship at the annual student awards ceremony at College of the Ozarks in Missouri. Harmon is a graduate of Southside High School. Awards are given based on outstanding …

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  • Downs accepts scholarship

    Seth Downs of Batesville has been awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Downs is a recent graduate of Cave City High School. He is the son of Eric and Janet Downs. He …

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  • BRTC confers degrees

    POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College in Pocahontas conferred degrees and certificates to 272 students. Area graduates included: Cave City — Timothy J. Clay, who received a certificate in industrial electricity/electronics. Lynn — Emily A. Richmond, who received an associate of applied science, business technology/health …

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  • Local students named to 2013 ‘Who’s Who’

    ARKADELPHIA —Thirty-seven Ouachita Baptist University students have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” The students were chosen for Who’s Who by OBU’s faculty, staff and 2013 senior class based on their academic achievement, …

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