• Lyon alum studies marine science in Hawaii

    HIGHLAND — Stephanie Shaw, daughter of Drs. Roger and Donna Shaw of Highland, has begun her graduate assistantship with Dr. Brenda Jensen at Hawaii Pacific University. Shaw, a summa cum laude graduate of Lyon College, received a bachelor of science in biology in May. She …

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  • UACCB welcomes new faculty and staff

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has announced changes in faculty and staff positions, according to a news release. Polly Wood recently joined the advising center as Title III strengthening institutions grant coordinator/advising specialist. Wood has more than 15 years experience as an …

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  • Technology dominates grants in bank’s education initiative

    Six creative curriculum projects conceived by Batesville educators will be implemented through $15,000 in grants provided by the fourth annual Citizens Bank Education Initiative for the Batesville School District. Since 2011, Batesville educators have benefited from $60,000 in bank grants to implement ideas and projects …

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  • Lyon Kilted Army enlisting more soldiers

    With the addition of three new sports — football, along with men and women’s wrestling — at Lyon College, a need for support for the 12 athletic programs is becoming more vital and the Lyon Kilted Army offers an opportunity for family, friends and interested …

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  • Newport seeks ‘Trashiest Team’

    NEWPORT — The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is currently recruiting teams to participate in the “Trashiest Team” contest during the Great Arkansas Clean-Up, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful, a state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc. and …

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  • BAAC holds gallery reception

    The Batesville Area Arts Council hosted a gallery reception Aug. 21 for its current exhibition, which features artwork created by local children grades kindergarten through sixth. Students attended the reception and were awarded with a certificate for participating in the show. Artwork in the exhibition …

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  • Bible classes to resume

    The Joy of Living Ladies Community Bible Study will resume classes Tuesday. The morning class will meet from 10 to 11:30 each Tuesday at West Baptist Church, located at 1100 N. Central Ave. in Batesville. The night class will meet from 6:30 to 8 each …

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  • Club News

    Independence County 4-H Teen Leader Club The Independence County 4-H Teen Leader Club meeting was held Aug. 7 at the Cooperative Extension Office. Eight members and five adults were present. Delenn Kesselring, teen leader photographer, called the meeting to order, and members recited the Pledge …

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  • News Of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 22, 1995.

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  • Prepare now for fall hunting

    I know it’s still August, but are you prepared for the fall hunting season? In Arkansas it starts Oct. 1 with archery deer season and carries through the spring turkey season of next year. We normally first think of our guns, bows, clothes and four-wheelers …

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  • Littletons, Le win tourneys

    Billy Littleton and T. Le teamed to win the Batesville Bassmasters’ latest tournament, held Saturday on Greers Ferry Lake, said Colin Patterson, who is submitting the reports. They weighed in 11.87 pounds, including the tournament’s biggest bass of the day, a 5.44-pounder. Finishing second with …

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  • Hunter education course offered

    ASH FLAT — A hunter education course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Ash Flat Fire Department, located at 5 Goodwin Cove in Ash Flat. The course includes such topics as firearms safety, conservation, wildlife management, sportsmanship, archery, muzzleloading, …

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