• UACCB hires former student

    A Cave City resident and former student has been hired as a counselor/student adviser in the Career Pathways program at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Rebecca Justus received a bachelor of science in psychology at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 2007 …

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  • Student awarded

      STRAWBERRY — Hunter Nunnally, a senior at Hillcrest High School at Strawberry, has been awarded an academic scholarship to attend the University of Central Arkansas at Conway beginning this fall, according to a news release. The scholarship is based on a student’s GPA and …

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  • Honor Rolls – Southside Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary

    Southside Elementary SOUTHSIDE — The fourth-graders listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Southside Elementary School, according to a news release: All A’s — Brittlin Abernathy, Ashdan Allgood, Connor Breshears, William Breshears, Miranda Burrow, Noah …

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  • State lottery numbers show scholarships, prizes, profits

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has been in operation for more than three years, and Independence, Jackson, Sharp, Izard, Stone and Cleburne counties have seen advances and changes related to the lottery, according to a news release.   Independence  In Independence County, scholarships …

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  • Honor Roll – Batesville High

    Batesville High The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Batesville High School, according to a news release: Tenth: all A’s — Lindsey Barrett, Christina Dean, Katlyn Dowell, Hailey Drake, Osvaldo Espericueta, Sarah Hayes, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 8, 1993.

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  • Honor Roll – Midland High

    Midland High PLEASANT PLAINS — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Midland High School at Pleasant Plains, according to Donna Clark, principal: Seventh: Richard Balderas, Annalyce Bethany, Katelyn Bonne, Arthur Boswell, Makayla …

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  • Lenzen hired at WRHS

    Laura Lenzen has been hired as associate administrator of physician services for White River Health System WRHS, CEO/Administrator Gary Bebow has announced. Her duties began on April 1. Lenzen will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating delivery of administrative services to the medical practices of …

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  • Scottish fest announces awards

    Several awards for clans, piping, drumming and other events were announced at the 34th Arkansas Scottish Festival on the Lyon College campus. They include: Community Quintathlon First Place — Team Liberty Bank   Dog Show Cutest Dog — Mr. Magoo, owned by Beverly Miller Best …

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  • Marathon first for Newark native

    BOSTON — Knowing her children weren’t expected to cross the finish line for another 45 minutes to an hour, Wanda Garnett stepped inside the nearby Prudential Center to wait. Minutes later she like those around her knew something was wrong. People were crying and running …

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  • Former resident completes Boston race

    BOSTON — Kelly Henson was in her room when the bombs went off. The 43-year-old Boston marathon runner had just upped her running time from the previous year and her mother back in Oil Trough was aware she had completed the 2013 race. So when …

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  • Family with local ties is safe after blast

    BOSTON — Jennifer Tanui and her 13-year-old daughter, Jill, had been standing on the sidelines right where one of two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. They were cheering on their husband and father, 41-year-old Jonah Tanui of Greenbrier, …

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