• Fire damages home

    After a day of golfing, Dick and Nancy Bernard were going to tidy up a bit and then have friends over for dinner to cap off a beautiful spring Saturday. But soon after Dick finished mowing the yard and parked the lawn mower inside the …

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  • Dogwood Days Festival activities lining up

    HORSESHOE BEND — Danielle Colby of History’s “American Pickers” will appear at the Horseshoe Bend Area Chamber of Commerce’s Dogwood Days Festival, to be held May 11. Colby will be autographing photographs and “picking” during the event. “On the show, Colby holds down the fort …

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  • Ozarka sets GED schedule

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College adult education department has announced its 2013 GED testing schedule. Testing will be held on Ozarka campuses unless otherwise noted. March 25 — Ash Flat March 25 — Calico Rock City Hall March 26 — Mammoth Spring March 26 — …

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  • Cave Key Club to be topic

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City High School Key Club will be the focus of the Cave City Kiwanis meeting this week, said Lisa Reschke, program director. Speaking at the noon meeting Thursday in the Cave City Community Center will be faculty sponsor Patricia Hinds …

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  • NADC board will meet

    The board of directors of Northcentral Arkansas Development Council Inc. will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Italian Grill in Batesville. The agenda includes: presentation of the financial audit; approval of minutes; Community Services Block Grant monitoring report; Headstart update, financial reports and current …

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  • WRRHA session scheduled

    MELBOURNE — The Board of Commissioners of White River Regional Housing Authority will meet at 6 p.m. March 21 at the WRRHA Training Center in Melbourne.

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  • Updated info requested

    The annual Community Focus special section will publish April 18, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 or kaytharp@guardonline.com. The Community …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 8, 1993.

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  • Walking with hope: Phillips fights to have ‘normal’ life

    Imagine waking up one morning and not being able to see out of one eye. Debbie Phillips being young and naive, hoped the problem would just go away. Unfortunately for Phillips, what her mother feared was what her doctor confirmed — it was multiple sclerosis …

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  • Navy pilot, Batesville businessman dies

    Malcom Moore was always on the front lines. From World War II to the “Little Rock Nine,” Moore seemed to always be there when history was being made. Moore died Friday at his home. He was 88. After graduating from high school in 1942, he …

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  • ‘Lockdown’ video used as training tool for Cedar Ridge

    NEWARK — It’s not the type of training administrators want their staff to prepare for, but in a worst-case scenario it might be what helps save lives. On Tuesday, the Cedar Ridge School Board watched what many teachers at the Cedar Ridge School District are …

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  • Concord aldermen support marshal

    CONCORD — A new city marshal at Concord apparently has some residents upset over his job performance. Bobby Hopson was hired as city marshal last fall, and his half-brother, Justin McCallister, voluntarily assists Hopson when needed, according to Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. She added that McCallister …

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