• Barren Fork holds fall fest

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The women of Barren Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the annual fall festival from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the church in Mount Pleasant. In addition to crafts and all kinds of baked items, dinner will be available for …

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  • Preschool plans drive-in

    The Batesville Early Learning and Enrichment Center will host its annual “Drive-in with Dad and Movies with Mom” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday with a movie to be shown at 6:30. Children will be able to convert boxes into cars for a drive-in movie …

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  • Concert to benefit construction of ministry

    FRANKLIN — One of two benefit concerts to raise money for the construction of a new ministry for women battling drug and alcohol addictions to be located in Violet Hill will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Franklin Baptist Church. Nashville recording artist Traley …

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  • Ozarka hosts book sale

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College in Melbourne is hosting its third annual library book sale from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the John E. Miller building on the campus. For sale will be …

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  • SURE applications accepted

    Farm Service Agency offices will continue to accept Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program applications for 2011 crop losses through June 7, 2013, said Dee Anne Barnes, executive director of the Independence County FSA office. “The SURE program provides payments to producers when crop revenues are less …

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  • Reporting of fall seeded crops

    The local FSA office is reminging all producers that the acreage reporting date for fall seeded crops has changed, beginning with the crop planted for 2013 harvest. The new acreage reporting date is Nov. 15, 2012. This applies to all fall seeded crops including winter …

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  • NAP coverage deadlines given

    Noninsured Crop Disaster applications are due at different times according to the crop being insured. Producers should apply for Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage using form CCC-471 (Application for Coverage). Related service fees are due when the application is filed. The application and …

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  • Discrimination claims discussed; deadline to file determined

    USDA has announced that Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades can file claims between Sept. 24, 2012 and March 25, 2013. The process offers a voluntary alternative to litigation for each Hispanic or female farmer and …

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  • Mt. Pleasant man wins AAQHA reserve world championship title

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Lynn Cornelius of Mount Pleasant captured the reserve world championship title and first place Intermediate in amateur stake race at the 2012 Bank of America Amateur American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Monday in Oklahoma City, said Landi Campbell, director …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 1, 1993.

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  • Web Molly Park Slide

    Westside park dedicated

    The day the playground equipment went up at the new city park in Westside, “there were six little bicycles here,” Dr. Chris Beller shared with a crowd attending a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. “It’s exciting to be getting something on this side of town,” said …

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  • Election results to be available at Guardonline.com

    As always, the Batesville Daily Guard will provide the latest election results for Independence County tonight on the website, Guardonline.com. Polls close at 7:30 and after that the poll workers will close up the voting machines and bring them to the courthouse so the election …

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