• Haas completes program

    SAGE — Vicki Haas of Sage, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill. The program focused on helping families plan for life and reach their financial goals with Modern Woodmen. Speakers …

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  • MHS student travels to D.C.

    MELBOURNE — One Melbourne High School student recently traveled to the nation’s capital as a representative for her school’s FCCLA chapter and as Arkansas’ FCCLA state secretary where not only did she advocate for the organization but got to take in some of America’s history. …

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  • Eagle Mtn. nets silver award

    Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary has been awarded a silver award by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for its efforts in fighting childhood obesity. “To earn the National Recognition Award, Eagle Mountain Magnet improved its nutrition services and physical activity programs to meet or exceed …

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  • Southside High students earn AP awards

    SOUTHSIDE — Three students at Southside High School have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their “exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams.”   Zachary Branscum qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of 4.40 on all AP exams …

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  • Honor Roll – Mount Pleasant Elementary

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at the Mount Pleasant elementary campus of Melbourne School District, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Lawson Arnold, Spydyr Brown, Delvin …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 21, 1993.

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  • Child-care training prepares student

    Lisa Summers says the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville allowed her to begin a career as a developmental therapist assistant even though she did not enroll in college until some time after completing high school. Summers, a native of Stone County, attended Mountain …

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  • Honor Roll – Batesville Junior High

    The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Batesville Junior High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Makenna Clark, Jakob Collins, Callie Conyers, Nicholas Czerwinski, Samuel Ferguson, Kelli Gill, Benjamin …

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  • Hydro covering operations, not bond payment

    It was a valiant effort — using the White River to produce hydroelectric power at Locks 1, 2 and 3 and was supposed to be a good thing for the county but the locks cannot produce the expected amount of electricity and wound up costing …

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  • Illegal alien tells cops he carries meth for cartel

    WALNUT RIDGE — An illegal alien from Batesville, Alejandro Montoya, told Lawrence County authorities Saturday that he delivered methamphetamine for the Mexican drug cartel La Familia, reported Sheriff Jody Dotson. On Friday about 9:15 p.m., Lawrence County deputies arrested Montoya, 37, on charges of possession …

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  • No one hurt in 3-vehicle wreck

    A wreck involving two small pickup trucks and an 18-wheeler left three drivers and a passenger standing on the side of the highway unharmed Friday afternoon. Arkansas State Police Trooper David Jones said the accident occurred around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Loop Road …

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  • UACCB fall enrollment down 8 percent

    Fall enrollment at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is down 129 students, or about 8 percent) from fall 2011, Brian Berry, vice chancellor for enrollment management and student services, told the UACCB Board of Trustees on Oct. 18. Three hundred and sixty-five …

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