• Pie supper, auction to be held at Hutchinson Mountain

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — A pie supper will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hutchinson Mountain Community Building. Ronnie Gay will be the auctioneer. All proceeds will go for upkeep of the cemetery.

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  • Ozarka to present talent show

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Student Government Association will host a talent show at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the John E. Miller building on the Melbourne campus. Admission will be $1 for children ages 13 and under; admission for adults is $3. Proceeds will benefit …

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  • 26th annual Springfest activities announced

    HEBER SPRINGS — The 26th Annual Chamber of Commerce Springfest will be  Friday and Saturday in Heber Springs. Festivities include the Down-town Springfling, petting zoo, inflatables for children, arts and crafts, the Butterfly Pavilion, Arkansas Children’s Theatre production of “The Just So Stories,” a performance …

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  • The Spring Jubilee set for Saturday

    LITTLE PINEY FORK — The 2013 Spring Jubilee will be from 5-11 p.m. Saturday at Little Piney Fork on Antioch Road east of Melbourne. This family oriented event will offer performances by local entertainers such as Chelsea Savage Vanscoder, Richard Burnett with Honeyshine, David Lynn …

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  • Morris House, owner played parts in Civil War

    The Morris Homestead and its owner played more than just a bit part in the Civil War, and the house — threatened with destruction by fire by a Union officer during the war — still stands and is livable, said Cave City resident Avondale Morris …

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  • Farm pesticide training slated

    The next Farm Pesticide Applicator training will be held Thursday at the Independence County Extension Office, starting a 10 a.m., said Independence County Extension Agent Stan Carter. “This is the class that qualifies farmers for a State Plant Board license to buy restricted pesticides,” he …

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  • AHA presents awards

    The Arkansas Historical Association held its 72nd Annual Conference on April 11-13 at Helena-West Helena. More than 150 historians from across the state met for the event hosted by The Delta Cultural Center. “Claiming Freedom” was the theme for the conference during the Civil War …

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  • Honor Roll

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Concord High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Harold Chegue, Riley Cornett, Amber Dalton, Kaleah Davis, Hunter Hartwick, Ethan Tucker, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 15, 1993.

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  • Six weeks later … Still no Sidney

    Denise Cornell lives her life moment by moment. The days since she last saw her 14-year-old daughter have now turned into weeks. As a mom, she refuses to believe the worst and will not talk about her little girl in the past tense. “You have …

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  • Two jailed for leaving kids alone

    MELBOURNE — Reports of children playing outside without adult supervision and only partial clad led to a Melbourne couple’s arrest last week, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. Michael Abraham Harris, 38, and Leann Evelyn Harris, 34, were each charged with endangering the welfare of …

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  • Rotary club hears from Ross, Imperial Dinner Theatre staff

    Members of the Batesville Rotary Club were visited by a special guest when gubernatorial-elect candidate Mike Ross made an appearance Monday. Ross made his speech brief saying he is a conservative Democrat who has a history of working with both Republicans and Democrats. Ross, formerly …

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