• Grand opening set

    The Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches will host a grand opening of its new resale shop, Etc. on Main, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 250 Main St. The event is open to the public and will offer grilled hot dogs, desserts and beverages donated by local …

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  • Beller to lead bank

    CAVE CITY — John Beller has been named president of the Bank of Cave City, according to a news release. Sam Beller, who has served as president and CEO since 1997, will remain as chairman and CEO. The father-and-son team will share leadership responsibilities until …

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  • SR, Hillcrest students to join gov. for night of Discovery

    LITTLE ROCK — Sulphur Rock Magnet and Hillcrest Elementary students will be among 91 sixth-graders representing 33 schools around Arkansas to experience hands-on activities led by representatives of seven leading Arkansas employers at the second annual Discovering Excellence in Arkansas event from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday …

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  • Support group to meet

    The diabetes support group meeting sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central AHEC will meet at noon Thursday at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. in Batesville. For more information call (870) 698-9991.

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  • Museum reschedules event

    “Earning a Living,” Old Independence Regional Museum’s new exhibit and its program, has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. It had to be postponed from its initial schedule in January due to snow. The same program presenters will speak. Craig Ogilvie will take the audience …

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  • Bigfoot camp to be held in Vilonia

    VILONIA — The 2014 Bigfoot Bootcamp and Conference will be May 2 through 3 in Vilonia. Bigfoot field researcher J. Robert Swain will serve as the coordinator of the event. Swain has been a researcher since 2007. He will be joined by other researchers from …

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  • Union Grove introduces new youth pastor

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Chris Klein is the new youth pastor at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Pleasant Plains, according to Daryl Sellers, pastor. Klein, 26, is married to Danae, and they have a child, Tessie. He was born in Indiana and grew up in …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 12, 1994.

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  • Former state trooper faces charges

    ASH FLAT — An Arkansas state trooper based in Cave City was charged Friday with breaking and entering, a class D felony, in connection with missing drugs from the Sharp County Sheriff’s Department, according to public documents from the county’s circuit clerk’s office. The charge …

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  • Southside school sets last day for June 4

    SOUTHSIDE — Unlike some area schools, Southside is one that doesn’t plan to cancel spring break. The Southside School District missed 10 days due to inclement weather and has since made up one day by holding classes on Monday, Presidents Day. The last day of …

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  • Four arrested for drugs

    WALNUT RIDGE — Four people were arrested on drug charges in Lawrence County on Feb. 13 and on Valentine’s Day, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. Arrested were Todd Jayce Matthews, 23, of Walnut Ridge; Ray Fry, 42, of Imboden; Markus Ellison, 45, of Walnut Ridge; and …

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  • Officers capture Calico Rock man

    MELBOURNE — A Calico Rock man who managed to avoid apprehension for several days was arrested last week Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Daniel Dwight, 24, was arrested Wednesday night in Harrison and has a lengthy criminal history in Izard County and the surrounding …

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