• OT council meets tonight

    OIL TROUGH — The Oil Trough City Council will meet at 7 tonight at city hall to review regular reports. The council normally meets the second Monday of the month but agreed to meet early due to the recorder-treasurer being unable to attend because of …

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  • Staph to be discussed

    White River Medical Center is hosting a free Community Education Presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room B of the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging at WRMC. Dr. Jay R. Jeffrey will present a seminar about staph infection, entitled …

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  • The Compassionate Friends won’t meet Tuesday

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will not meet in June or July, according to organizers. The group usually meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday (except December, when it meets on the second Sunday), but takes a break in the summer. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1993.

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  • CPR classes open for registration

    Vital Link ambulance service will offer the Heartsaver cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday in the Alan Davis Conference Center, located at 1033 E.M.S. Drive in Batesville. The fee of $25 covers the textbook and CPR card. To register, …

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  • Brockwell music school to open doors on Monday

    BROCKWELL — The 66th Annual Brockwell Gospel Music School will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 10 through 21 at the intersection of Highways 9 and 56 in Brockwell. General classes include music theory, sight-reading, ear training, song writing, directing and other activities. …

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  • 4-H Shooting Sports Club to meet

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will have a reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the County Extension Office conference room, located at 1770 Myers St. in Batesville. The club trains youth 9 to 19 years in archery, shotguns, .22, pistol and muzzle loading. For …

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  • Poet visits local schools

    Poet and educator Clayton Scott visited Southside Middle School and West Magnet Elementary School recently for an Arts-in-Education residency. Scott uses innovative and energetic teaching approaches to inspire students in creative writing by using poetry as the vehicle, according to a news release. Each residency …

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  • Vacation Bible schools to begin

    Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. This year’s theme is “Facing Fears — Trusting God in a Colossal Coaster World!” The program includes music, missions, crafts, …

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  • Club News

    Fans Extension Homemakers Club HOT SPRINGS — A fund raiser to replace equipment for a volunteer fire department was among the outstanding record book projects recognized during the annual meeting of the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council on June 5. The Fans Extension Homemakers Club of …

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  • Sharp Quorum Court to meet

    ASH FLAT — The monthly meeting of the Sharp County Quorum Court will be at 6 p.m. Monday in the Sharp County Courthouse in Ash Flat.

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  • Watermelon Festival pageant set

    CAVE CITY — The 2013 Cave City Watermelon Festival beauty pageant will be held June 28 and 29 in the new Cave City High School cafeteria. To be eligible for competition, a contestant must be a full-time resident of Sharp, Independence, Lawrence, Fulton or Izard …

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