• Reading program schedule given

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Library will host its summer reading program beginning June 5, meeting from 3-4 p.m. each Wednesday through June 26. Ages are 4-10. “Please come to the library and register your child as soon as possible,” the release states.

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  • Sulphur Rock principal focuses on simplicity

    One of my favorite quotes by Steve Jobs, the former CEO for APPLE, Inc. is, “That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. …

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  • UACCB to present GED diplomas

    Editor’s note: Other UACCB graduate lists will be published at a later date.    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold commencement at 7:30 tonight in Independence Hall. The following General Education Development diplomas will be awarded. Graduates include: Batesville — Dylan …

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  • New Mexican restaurant opens

    Mary Anderson knows there are a lot of Mexican restaurants to choose from in this area but is hoping the service at The Rodeo Mexican Grill will stand out to customers. “We’re trying to make a good impression and take care of them (customers). That’s …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 3, 1993.

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  • Cave City to graduate Saturday

    CAVE CITY — Cave City High School graduation will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school gymnasium with 94 graduates. Valedictorian is Kelsi M. Garrett. She plans to attend Lyon College to become a secondary education math teacher. She has been an active …

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  • UACCB honors students, staff

    Mallory Hooper received the Outstanding Service Award at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville during a recent reception recognizing outstanding students and student choice awards, according to a news release. “Hooper has maintained exemplary grades in her coursework, including some difficult science courses …

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  • Cave City mulls penny tax

    CAVE CITY — During its recent regular meeting, the Cave City Council discussed the possibility of scheduling a 1-cent sales tax election, according to the minutes of the meeting. Alderman Ed Turnbough reported that such a tax, if approved by voters, could possibly bring in …

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  • Former resident works memorabilia auction

    When a copy of The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album autographed by The Fab Four surpassed an unprecedented $200,000 March 30 former Batesville resident Garry Shrum was there, on the phone with the second-highest bidder who at $240,000 told him, “Man, my …

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  • Cat food burglar strikes again

    He’s back. The alleged cat food burglar who said he took the food for his mamma cat and kittens last week hit the same store again. Raymond Scott West was caught with two cans of Friskies cat food with a value of $1.21, according to …

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  • Literacy fest goes Scottish

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne High School’s recent annual literacy festival took on a Scottish flair, culminating students’ study of the culture with games, food, dioramas and presentations. The fifth annual event included mock Highland Games designed by the law enforcement academy and officer Matt Churchwell. Local …

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  • Aerospace Camp open to students in grades 7-12

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host Aerospace Camp this summer to “introduce students to the exciting world of aviation,” according to a news release. Dates are July 8-12 for junior high (entering grades 7-9) and July 15-19 for senior high (entering …

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