• Funds offer hope to breast cancer patients

    Isolating. That’s how many people describe the experience of breast cancer. Even with breakthroughs in medicine, which have raised the survival rates, breast cancer can leave the patient mentally, physically and financially drained. According to the American Cancer Society the price for cancer is high: …

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  • EHC yard sale scheduled

    The 11th annual yard sale sponsored by the Extension Homemaker Clubs of Independence County will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 in the Commercial Building and adjacent outside area at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. More than 60 vendors will …

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  • Garden club to hold indoor flea market

    HARDY — The Hardy Garden Club will have its second annual indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 in the historic Hardy Gym, located at 203 School St. in Hardy. Sale items will include collectibles, gift items, flea market items, crafts, …

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  • Pearl stringing workshop set

    JACKSONPORT — Jacksonport State Park will conduct a pearl stringing workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 22 at the Jacksonport Courthouse. Workshop participants will make their own pearl necklace to take home. Cost is $25 per person. All materials will be provided. Reservations must …

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  • Community Garden group now accepting applications

    Applications are now being accepted for garden beds for the 2014 gardening season, according to Friends of the White River Community Garden. The community garden is located at 1820 Myers St., Batesville, across from Row Lake. “A community garden means many things to many people,” …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1994.

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  • Anglers Expo planned

    HEBER SPRINGS — Anglers Expo will be March 28 and 29 at Heber Springs Community Center. Vendors supporting hunting, fishing and sports industries, including Cabela’s, will display their products. A special attraction will be “The Swamp People.” For more information contact Rotarian Dara Samuel at …

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  • Wild game supper slated

    A wild game supper will be held from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. The church is located at 629 Allen Road in Batesville. For …

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  • Little Red River beef meeting to be April 10

    HEBER SPRINGS — Replacement heifer selection, herd health, deworming update and cost management are on the agenda for the 2014 Little Red River Beef Cattle Conference on April 10 at the Cleburne County Livestock Auction in Heber Springs. “With normal rainfall returning to Arkansas in …

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  • Cave City Bass Club to meet Feb. 17

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Citizens Bank Annex to elect officers and set and approve the 2014 tournament schedule, according to a news release. The 2013 officers along with their telephone numbers were …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Walter W. and Ona (Taylor) Fudge family were recognized in the Izard County Historian in 1989. This photo was taken Easter Sunday in 1946. First row (left to right) Lucy Clark (the aunt who raised Karr Shannon); Janet Dixon Newton;  Walter W. Fudge, father; …

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  • Duchanoy awarded WBC scholarship

    WALNUT RIDGE — Faith Duchanoy of Salado has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Duchanoy is a senior at Southside High School.

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