• Weather delays street work

    Street repair on Eagle Mountain Boulevard will not begin Wednesday as previously scheduled, Mayor Rick Elumbaugh has announced. Due to weather, the project will now start next Monday. Work will begin just after 8 a.m. and continue until the job is completed. Officials ask that …

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  • Martial arts studio opens in Cave City

    CAVE CITY — When Abbey Masoner was 6 years old she watched a Chuck Norris movie and told her father, “I want to do that.” Now, years later, the family is opening its sixth school, Kicks Martial Arts located at 416 Main St. in Cave …

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  • Wheels in the Bend auto show planned

    HORSESHOE BEND — Wheels in the Bend at Dogwood Days will be held May 11 on Bend Drive/Highway 289 in Horseshoe Bend. Registration/check-in begins at 8 a.m. Motorcycles, automobiles, tractors, customized four-wheelers, all-terrain mules, lawn mowers and anything else on wheels are welcome. Categories are: …

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  • Melbourne High School Project Graduation fundraiser set

    MELBOURNE — A Schwan’s fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 in the Corner Drug Store parking lot in Melbourne. A portion of the proceeds will go to Melbourne Project Graduation to help graduating seniors have a drug-free and alcohol-free …

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  • Updated info requested for Community Focus

    The annual Community Focus special section will publish April 18, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 or kaytharp@guardonline.com. The Community …

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  • Midland to hold kindergarten registration

    FLORAL — Midland School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year on April 30 in the counselor’s office at the elementary campus in Floral. The following documents should be brought to registration: certificate of birth, Social Security number, up-to-date immunization record and …

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  • Calico Rock CoC to hold auction in Earl King Park

    CALICO ROCK — The Chamber of Commerce at Calico Rock will hold an auction at 11 a.m. June 8 in the pavilion at Earl King Park in Calico Rock. Radio station KTLO will be present with its Treasure Box and Keys. Items available to bid …

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  • Revival continues at Maple Springs Baptist

    OIL TROUGH — Maple Springs Baptist Church is continuing its revival tonight and Wednesday. Tony Hutson of Middle Tennessee Baptist Church will speak at 7 tonight. Terry Johnson of Rings Chapel Baptist Church will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church is located on Highway …

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  • FilmFest celebrates female filmmakers

    The 12th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest, set for Wednesday through Sunday with programs at the old Landers Theatre, Old Independence Regional Museum and the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, will celebrate the progress female filmmakers have made in recent years by screening 17 …

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  • Calico Chamber quarterly meeting scheduled

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Area Chamber of Commerce will have its quarterly meeting at noon Wednesday at the Game and Fish Commission office, located on Highway 56 in Calico Rock. Members and guests will discuss plans for the Lions Club rodeo and parade …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 22, 1993.

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  • Husband claims he was duped by wife who was born a man

    It’s not your usual court case.

    This one is a made-for-television movie with the husband demanding a divorce/annulment/declaratory judgment, whatever it takes, from the wife he says was born a man.

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