• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 22, 1994.

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  • Tips given for safe traveling with pets

    Memorial Day symbolizes the start of summer for you and your pet. Before you start planning trips to the beach and summer getaways, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead for pet travel and always keep the best interests of your furry, four-legged …

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  • CC student earns SAU scholarship

    MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University has announced the awarding of scholarships to multiple local students for the 2014-15 academic year. Area students include Brett Dodds of Cave City High School who will be receiving the Achievement Scholarship that includes $1,000 per semester, and has a …

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  • Lowery makes list

    OZARK — Arkansas Tech University at Ozark has announced its spring 2014 Chancellor’s List and honor roll, which are made up of 552 students. Students with a 3.5-3.9 term grade point average are named to the honor roll, and those with a 4.0 GPA are …

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  • Morgan, Bellamys to perform

    Lorrie Morgan and The Bellamy Brothers will headline this year’s Independence County Fair. The 2014 fair is set for July 14-19, with that Monday offering free admission and activities sponsored by the Junior Fair Board. Morgan will take the stage at 8 p.m. July 18, …

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  • Registration opens Sunday for exhibits

    Registration will open Sunday for livestock and home economics exhibits at the Independence County Fair, according to a news release. This year’s fair will be July 14-19. Kids night is July 14. The entertainment schedule is: youth talent show, July 15; open mic night, July …

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  • Man sought by feds is arrested

    A team of officers, along with an excited K-9, found a man wanted on a federal warrant hiding in a storage building on Chow Lane in Batesville. According to Independence County Sgt. Wayne Green, he was told by Investigator John Scarbrough that information had been …

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  • School-based health care: Cedar Ridge, Southside net funds

    Obtaining quality health care is essential to learning, and that’s why three school districts in Arkansas were recently awarded funds to encourage health, wellness and academic success among the students. “Studies show that students perform better academically when they have access to quality health care,” …

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  • Hydro may get new company

    The three White River Hydroelectric units could be handed off to a private company if approved by the Independence County Quorum Court. At a meeting of the quorum court’s hydro committee on Thursday, members voted to enter into a three-year contract with North Brook Energy, …

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  • Cornerstone offers picnic

    MELBOURNE — Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant will host a picnic in the park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Melbourne Walking Trail Park. Hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks will be served. There will be games for children and adults. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 21, 1994.

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  • Bassmasters to meet

    The Batesville Bassmasters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the First Community Bank’s George Rider Room, said Colin Patterson, who been reporting the results. “We will be discussing this year’s Tommy Clark White River Bass Classic which will be held September 20. We are …

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