• Beta Club members awarded

    The Batesville High School Beta Club held an induction ceremony for 56 new members, according to a news release. Beta Club is an organization that was established to recognize academic achievement among high school students; its goal is to promote leadership, character, and community service …

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  • Peppersauce Players theater group formed

    CALICO ROCK — In mid-January, a group of like-minded citizens gathered to brainstorm about the creation of a theater group to be located in Calico Rock. Local resident Fredericka Silvey Johns coordinated the formation of the group. Although at the time of this publication the …

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  • Roebuck takes crown

    Rachel Roebuck was recently crowned Miss North Central in the Miss North Central Arkansas Scholarship pageant, which was held in Harrison. Roebuck sang “At Last” by Etta James and her platform is “The Bethany Project.” She also won the overall interview and swimsuit award. She …

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  • Holy Week services announced

    Holy Week services for Hope Lutheran Church in Batesville begin with Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service is at 10 a.m., preceded by breakfast at 8. An Easter egg hunt will …

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  • Tiptons set to perform

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Tiptons will be the featured singers. A time of fellowship will follow. For more information call (870) 528-4909 or 528-3568. The event is open …

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  • Cemetery cleanup slated

    CORD — Hopewell Cemetery cleaning will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. In case of rain, the cleaning will be Wednesday.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 12, 1993.

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  • Student earns WBC scholarship

    Colton Rademacher of Batesville has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Rademacher is a senior at Batesville Christian School. He is the son of Tim and …

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  • New outlet store opens on Westside

    Anyone looking for a bargain — and who isn’t these days? — needs to check out Smith’s Bargain Central located at 400 Central Ave. Self-described “peddler” C.L. Smith recently opened the doors of his outlet store after selling outside on the parking lot for the …

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  • Southside students raise money for student battling cancer

    SOUTHSIDE — Helping “Block Out Cancer” has been the mission of two student organizations at the Southside School District this year. Members of the Southside High volleyball team and Builders Club have been holding fundraisers and recently presented a check of $650 to 5-year-old Kenlee …

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  • Bernard named chief medical officer

    As a reserve deputy, a member of the Independence County SWAT team, a private practice family physician and a member of the medical staff at White River Medical Center, it is clear that Dr. Doug Bernard is passionate about people. “I love interacting with people …

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  • Education initiative expanded to include Southside schools

    In 2011 and 2012, thousands of dollars were awarded to teachers at the Batesville School District courtesy of the Citizens Bank Education Initiative, and now Southside School District is getting a turn. Citizens Bank is expanding its education initiative and inviting educators from the Southside …

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