• Day of Prayer to be observed

    The local observance of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer will be held during the noon hour Thursday at the Batesville Municipal Building, located at 500 East Main St. Local leaders will lead prayers for the nation, city, schools, churches and families. The event …

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  • Sharp Co. Extension agent wins award

    MORRILTON — Millie Collins, Sharp County Extension agent for family and consumer sciences, won the National Association of Family & Consumer Sciences-Arkansas Distinguished Service Award, presented at the Galaxy Conference Awards banquet. Collins was one of more than two dozen extension faculty and staff, along …

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  • Diamond T 4-H to host fundraising event to preserve historic Thida school building

    THIDA — On Nov. 26, 1927, W.A. and Mary Davidson sold one acre of land for the Thida Grove School District No. 92. On this site Thida Grove School built three one-room schoolhouses in 13 years. The first two buildings were destroyed by natural disasters. …

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  • Cushman UMC hosts revival

    CUSHMAN — A community revival will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Cushman United Methodist Church, located at South Second and Martin streets in Cushman. Speakers are: Thursday, Leonard Tharp; Friday, Carl Blankenship; and Saturday, Bill Grothe. A light meal will be available from …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 19, 1993.

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  • WRHS nets grant for free mammograms

    For the seventh consecutive year, White River Health System in Batesville has been awarded a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Arkansas. This year, WRHS was granted $18,800. With this grant, WRHS and the physicians of North Arkansas Radiology will continue to provide …

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  • Stone Co. holds youth leadership graduation

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Nineteen students graduated from the 2012-13 Stone County Youth Leadership program April 16 in the Kenneth and Janice Sutton Lecture Hall at Ozarka College at Mountain View. During the ceremony, Sarah Werb received a $250 scholarship from Centennial Bank of Mountain View …

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  • Midland student nets funds

      PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland High School senior Cassie Passmore has been awarded the Pleasant Plains Exxon Scholarship in the amount of $500, according to a news release. She is the daughter of Harold and Kerri Passmore.

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  • 25 new members inducted into PTK chapter

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, an honor society for students of two-year colleges, inducted 25 new members during a recent induction ceremony. New members include Lily Allder, Maggie Beshears, Candace Bible Jeremiah Coffer, Kayla Cook, Jalesszia Decker, Hannah …

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  • Panhorst awarded

    JONESBORO — Cave City High School graduate Sarah Panhorst received the Arkansas State University College of Business Senior Honor Student Award at a recent ceremony. She is studying accounting and works in the ASU Library. Panhorst, an honors scholarship student, received the College of Business …

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  • ICC wins chess tourney

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County High School Chess Team captured the Class 1A-2A State Chess Championship at Beebe on April 27. Izard County edged out defending state champion Bradford and Blevins to win its eighth chess state championship in school history but the first since …

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  • Nursing students win at competition

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville hosted the 17th Annual Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association’s annual convention and competition April 11-12. UACCB has been host to the ALPNA convention since 2006. This year UACCB welcomed more than 230 students and 21 instructors from …

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