• Quilters guild slates class

    SEARCY — The White County Quilters Guild will host quilt designer and teacher Flavin Glover in a lecture, trunk show of her quilts and a six-hour workshop. The lecture and trunk show, titled “A New Look at Log Cabin Quilts” will be at 7 p.m. …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The 1927 flood in Batesville was part of The Great Flood of 1927 that affected many states including Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee. However, Arkansas suffered the worst destruction. The United States secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover, called the flood “America’s …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 27, 1993.

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  • Bingo rescheduled

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Quad Cities Rotary Club bingo fundraiser has been rescheduled, according to a news release. The event was originally Saturday but has been changed to 6 p.m. April 30 at the Highland Elks Lodge in Cherokee Village.

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  • Cushman council sets new time

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council has a new meeting time, Mayor Jean Weatherford has announced. The council now meets the third Monday of the month. Its next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 15 at Cushman City Hall.

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  • Concord council meets Monday

    CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the city hall for its regular monthly business session, said Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. The council will hear departmental reports and review current bills.

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  • Retired teachers to meet

    Independence County Retired Teachers will meet at First Community Bank at noon Monday. Linda Bittle and Linda Scott from the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association will discuss recent happenings at the Legislature. A Dutch-treat barbecue lunch will be available. All retired school employees are encouraged to …

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  • Reports top council agenda

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall to hear a number of reports and one recognition. The agenda includes recognition of David McQuary for his fundraising efforts for Special Olympics, a proclamation naming April 9 as National Service Recognition …

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  • Preschool enrollment set

    NEWARK — Preschool registration for the 2013-14 year at the Cedar Ridge School District has been scheduled for April 15-19, according to a news release. Cord-Charlotte and Oil Trough early childhood programs will register children from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. those days on each …

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  • Spring is trying to spring

    Daffodils bloom at the White River Community Garden on Myers Street in Batesville, while Bradford pears and tulips are another sign that spring is trying to spring. Some gardens may have gotten zapped by a late freeze this year, but for the most part it …

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  • Police take report of injured baby

    Police were called to White River Medical Center around 10 Wednesday night regarding a 4-month-old child in the emergency room with several injuries, according to a report by Independence County Deputy Aaron Moody. In the report, Moody said he responded to the call where he …

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  • Jewelry, electronics, tools taken in burglary

    After having been away from her Red Thomas Lane residence in the Charlotte area for approximately a month, Melissa Fike told police she arrived at the residence around noon Monday to find the back door standing open and numerous items missing. Fike saw that the …

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