• Horseshoe Bend Airport open house is Saturday

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Horseshoe Bend Airport will have an open house for the community Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Attractions include the unveiling of the recently renovated surface and runway lights, exhibits about aviation education, careers, hobbies and recreational information …

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  • Newark Southern to host revival

    NEWARK — Newark Southern Baptist Church will host revival services Sunday through May 9. Service times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through May 9. Troy Sharp will be the revival preacher. Sharp grew up in Fort Smith and California. …

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  • Heber Springs author to sign books in Batesville

    HEBER SPRINGS — Author Jimmy D. Ogle recently released his new Bible interpretation book, “1000 Years of Perfect Justice,” and will be signing copies between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday at Hastings Books & Music at 2340 Harrison St. in Batesville, said Jim Miller, marketing …

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  • Cemetery cleaning scheduled

    SULPHUR ROCK — A cleaning will be held at Sulphur Rock Cemetery at 8 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are asked to bring equipment to cut branches and bushes.

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  • Crawford family reunion set

    The Crawford family reunion will be Saturday at the Oak Bluff School House, located on Oak Bluff Road. A potluck will be served at noon. All family and friends are invited.

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  • Calico Rock student nets scholarship

    JONESBORO — Hannah Beth Wright of Calico Rock, a senior, has been selected to receive the Lillian Barton Scholarship for the fall semester at Arkansas State University, announced Dr. Mary Jane Bradley, director of Professional Education Programs and scholarship committee chairwoman. Wright’s field of study …

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  • Science fair winners named

    LYNN — Science fair winners have been named in a recent contest hosted by Hillcrest Elementary. Kindergarten winners included Peyton Glenn first place; Cole Poff, second place; and Errin Wright, third place. Honorable mention went to Addison Doyle. First-grade winners included Kylie Geurin, first; Haley …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 22, 1993.

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  • Historical society honors author, curator Robertson – Honnoll shares family’s wartime experiences

    The annual joint meeting of the Independence County Historical Society and the Batesville Genealogical Society, hosted by the genealogical society, was held April 21 in the Rider Room, First Community Bank. President Gary Perkey called the meeting to order, welcomed members and guests, and asked …

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  • C-Ridge places in state bowl

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge High School quiz bowl team recently placed second in the 2A conference finals of the Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition “Quiz Bowl 2013” against Conway Christian High School. The team includes (front, from left): Matthew Cullum, Reagan Walters, Haley Combee, Jade …

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  • Field trip cut short after bus collision

    A field trip was cut short for Batesville eighth-and ninth-graders this morning when the two buses transporting them were in a wreck near McCain Mall in Little Rock. Fifteen-year-old Kassey Crawford said the bus she was riding in rear-ended the first one. Crawford, who was …

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  • Man in relationship with girl charged with sexual assault

    WALNUT RIDGE — A 26-year-old Powhatan man was arrested Friday by Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department and Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division authorities, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. After his arrest, Scott Archer was charged with sexual assault, Dotson said. “The arrest comes after the …

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