• Trivia night scheduled

    MAMMOTH SPRING — Spring River Lions Club and Modern Woodmen of America will host a Trivia Night at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Multi-purpose Building on the campus of Mammoth Spring High School. Teams will be made up of six to eight persons with an …

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  • ‘Music in the Mountains’ returns for 7th season

    HORSESHOE BEND — It has been seven years since Melodie Clemmons walked on the stage of the old Horseshoe Bend Theatre with a microphone and small karaoke to entertain people as part of Mayor Bob Barnes’ first mayoral campaign in 2005. There was no heat …

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  • Walling earns credentials

    CAVE CITY — Gina C. Walling, owner of Gina Walling Tax Service in Cave City, has recently been admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, according to a news release. She has met the requirements to become an enrolled agent. Enrolled agents demonstrate significant …

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  • Alleged shoplifter caught

    A court date of Feb. 6 has been set for 48-year-old Donna Griffin of Sulphur Rock after she was allegedly caught stealing underwear from Walmart around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Store loss prevention officer Greg Sims said he observed Griffin hiding two bras and a pair …

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  • MSU confers degrees

    SPRINGFIELD — A total of 989 bachelor’s degrees, 374 master’s degrees, three specialist degrees and six doctorate degrees were conferred during Missouri State University’s recent commencement ceremonies. Area graduates include: Batesville — Gary G. Sevier, master’s of science Hardy — Peter A. Maddox, master’s of …

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  • Student awarded faculty honors

    ATLANTA — Scott Glover of Batesville earned the distinction of faculty honors for fall 2012 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate students earning a 4.00 academic average for the semester gain this distinction, according to a news release.

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  • Midland hosts encore poetry slam

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland High School will conduct an encore presentation with a public performance of its recent poetry slam contest beginning with a free meal at 6 p.m. Jan. 24. All classroom contestants will participate in the performance that’s open to family and friends. …

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  • Honor roll – Hillcrest High

    STRAWBERRY — The students listed below have been named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, according to a news release: Seventh: general — Raven Randolph, Hannah Whitmire, Sarah Whitmire Eighth: all …

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  • Cast announced for Civil War play

    A cast has been selected for the upcoming performance of “War Chronicles II: Independence County’s Civil War,” a readers’ theater production. The play, written and directed by George E. Lankford, retired Lyon College professor, will be presented as part of the national commemoration of the …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    This census report page from April 2, 1940, listing folks living in the Limedale community shows a radical difference in handwriting between 1940 standards and those of today. Look at the names “Bobby” and “Jeffie” which are digitally lifted from the report and highlighted at …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 11, 1993.

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  • Sherrill held the key to children’s hearts

    By opening the door to a small gym every Sunday, Loucile Sherrill not only gave black children a place to go, she also gave many a foundation they have continued to build upon. Miller’s gym was once part of the Ethel O. Miller School, a …

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