• Smokin’ on the White set

    Teams for the third annual three-day Smokin’ on the White, a Memphis Barbecue Network sanctioned professional cooking contest will be arriving today and setting up at Riverside Park to start smoking their entries, said event spokesman Bill Couch and entertainment director Mark Turner. The concert …

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  • Cave board rehires personnel, OKs trips

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board recently approved the 2013-14 certified salary schedule which includes a salary supplements page, which included a stipend of $10,000 for the Special Education coordinator and an increase of $2,475 for Arkansas Better Chance program coordinator Debbie Asberry, …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, 2013.

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  • Free ‘Shred It Day’ slated

    First Community Bank is hosting a free community Shred It Day from 1-3 p.m. Friday, according to Laura Cornett, the bank’s director of marketing. A truck will be in the parking lot of the main branch of First Community Bank at the corners of Harrison …

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  • Pleasant Valley Homecoming set

    CAVE CITY — The annual homecoming at Pleasant Valley Church and cemetery, near the banks of Poke Bayou 10 miles west of Cave City, will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, according to cemetery committee spokeswoman Cyndie Christopher. The homecoming will consist of a short business …

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  • Accordion players sought

    Area accordion players will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Mondays in May in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of Harrison and St. Louis streets. All accordion players are welcome to come and bring …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 23, 1993.

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  • Tour D’Art comes to Ozarka College

    MELBOURNE — The Friends of the Paul Weaver Library at Ozarka College had its second annual Literary Reading and Art Extravaganza: Tour D’Art recently at the Ozarka College John E. Miller Education Complex. Artwork was displayed in the building’s main lobby and included a wide …

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  • Macs Cemetery plans cleanup

    SULPHUR ROCK — A cleaning will be held at Macs Cemetery near Sulphur Rock at 8 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers are asked to bring equipment. There will be a lunch served afterward. Rain date for the event is May 11.

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  • McLean wraps up legislative session

    State Rep. James McLean gave a positive report on the legislative session even though it was one of the longest when he spoke to members and guests of the Batesville Kiwanis Club at its weekly meeting Friday. McLean shared his views on the recently adjourned …

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  • Man with warrant allegedly throws seatbelt buckle at officer

    Not wearing a seatbelt and throwing the buckle at a police officer, as well as cussing and having an illegal weapon landed a driver and his passenger in jail. Deputy Bobby Woods said he stopped a black GMC Tuesday and neither occupant was wearing a …

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  • BJHS principal says injuries were minor

    It wasn’t the intended field trip for 103 Batesville Junior High School students on Tuesday, but it was an experience and luckily one that resulted in no serious injuries. “We have a few sore kids this morning,” Principal Brent Bogy told the Guard today after …

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