• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 17, 1993.

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  • MPES students win essay contest

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Three fifth-graders from Mount Pleasant Elementary were recently recognized as winners of the Elks Americanism Essay Contest. With patriotism as the theme, students were asked to write about what the National Anthem means to them. First place went to Rheanna Lucas, second …

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  • Local, area teams do well in tourney

    WEST PLAINS, Mo. — A Batesville team fishing in the Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Bass Tournament on Lake Norfork came close to winning the big prize April 13, but fell just a bit short. Shawn Drake and Tracy Hunter, who fish on the Batesville Bassmasters circuit, …

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  • Diemer, Brown win tournament

    CAVE CITY — David Diemer and Ryan Brown weighed in 8.25 pounds of bass Saturday to win the Cave City Bass Club’s fourth tournament of the season, said tournament director Steve Moody. Fred Mullens teamed with Moody for 7.95 pounds and second place while Tom …

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  • Sharp Countians attend event

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County Farm Bureau women’s committee members Karen Bates, Betty Carter of Cave City and Sue Billiot, chairwoman, of Smithville were among the 157 women who attended the Arkansas Farm Bureau Statewide Women’s Conference March 8-9 in Little Rock. Billiot said that …

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  • Singles winners announced

    Winners of the Arkansas Trap Association Singles Shoot from April 13 are as follows, according to an announcement from the Independence County Shooting Range: Class A and Overall — Richard Thielemier 100 (out of 100) Ladies — Emalee Martin 81 Sub-Junior — Dylan Watters 91 …

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  • Southside Dairy Bar razed – Hamburgers, milk shakes were 25¢

    SOUTHSIDE — A single hamburger was 25 cents. With cheese, 30. Milk shakes cost a quarter and foot-long hot dogs with chili and slaw were 35 cents. “Isn’t that funny how that stays in your mind?” Patsy Roath said, standing among the rubble that once …

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  • Great-great-grandma still “digs” archaeology

    SPRING MILL — Digging in the dirt all day in the hot sun and sleeping in a tent for two weeks may not be some people’s idea of fun but for 87-year-old Anna Parks, it’s a time she looks forward to each year. As a …

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  • ‘Old school’ going New Tech

    STRAWBERRY — Hillcrest High School may be part of a rural district but that doesn’t mean students don’t deserve the same opportunities in preparing for the real world as Principal Mike Smith believes. That’s why this fall Hillcrest is going New Tech as it works …

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  • Info night set

    STRAWBERRY — Hillcrest New Tech High School will host its second public information night to include presentations and question and answer opportunities for parents and citizens at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strawberry campus cafeteria. A free chili supper will be served. The meeting is …

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  • Hard drive, clothes are targets of thieves, police say

    Attempting to steal a couple of outfits from the Batesville Walmart store landed two women in jail Wednesday. Caitlin Medina and Linda Lumbreras, both 18, were seen in the women’s department placing two pair of shorts and two shirts into Lumbreras’ purse, according to a …

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  • Lyon trustees appointed

    The Lyon College Board of Trustees approved a slate of new and current trustees to be recommended to the Synod of the Sun for election to the board for terms beginning July 1. The Synod is the regional governing body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). …

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