• Reunions scheduled

    Southside High School Class of 1983 Southside High School class of 1983 will have a class reunion at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pavilion 4 at Riverside Park. The celebration will continue at 5 at Josie’s at the Lockhouse downstairs. The event is open to all …

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  • Jean Johnson to mark 80 years

    Jean Johnson will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center, located at 629 Allen Chapel Road (Highway 14) in Batesville. Light refreshments will be provided. The reception is being …

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  • Honor Rolls – Hillcrest Elementary, Midland High, Southside High, Southside Middle, Junior High, Southside Middle, Junior High

    Hillcrest Elementary LYNN — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year at Hillcrest Elementary in Lynn, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Taylor Foster, Talmadge Smith, Summer Doyle, Kylie Geurin, Gretchen Luther, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 28, 1993.

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  • Rabies clinics set for Saturday

    ASH FLAT — Another round of Sharp County 4-H mobile rabies clinics will be held Saturday, said Annie Lester, 4-H program assistant. “It is very important that all dogs and cats be vaccinated against rabies,” she said. “Dogs and cats can come in contact with …

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  • Beard, Owens win bass tourney

    Micah Beard and Mark Owens weighed in 12.41 pounds of bass to win the May 18 Batesville Bassmasters tournament on Lake Norfork, according to a news release. Jim Starzy and Michael McDaniel came in second with 11.35 pounds and a Bishop team led by Torrey …

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  • Free boating ed course set

    HEBER SPRINGS — A  free Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Class will be held at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center Visitor near Heber Springs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. June 14, according to a U.S. Corps of Engineers news release. Advance …

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  • Park bush hog for wildlife

    CALICO ROCK — Spring is, by far, my favorite time of year. Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and turkeys are strutting. Arkansas weather is beautiful and everyone wants to get outdoors. For those managing open land for wildlife, spring is prime time to sit …

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  • Closed after 79 years – Kelley-Wyatt’s shutters doors

    Daniel Butcher is home on leave. But before he heads back to Fort Wuachua, Ariz., Butcher’s family took him out for a goodbye lunch to Kelley-Wyatt’s Restaurant Monday. The Butchers had a goodbye lunch in another facet Monday, also. With no solid plans for a …

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  • Woman accused of taking food, wormer

    What does a box of cherries, meat, Jello and dog wormer have in common? For one Walmart shopper it resulted in a shoplifting charge along with criminal impersonation. Elizabeth Ellis, 53, of Batesville was charged with the misdemeanor offense after the loss prevention officer saw …

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  • Theater professor retires

    In 21 years of teaching theater at Lyon College, Dr. Michael Counts has seen many changes occur to the campus landscape. He stood by as the Lyon Building and the Young House residence hall were built, and he watched Edwards Commons burn down and rise …

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  • Cave schools to add new kindergarten

    CAVE CITY — A new, $870,027 kindergarten building will be added to the Cave City Elementary School campus and the good news is that the state will fund up to $601,591 of the project, said Superintendent Steven Green. He commended Brett Kingrey, who is contracted …

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