• Southside discusses projects

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside School District Superintendent Roger Rich provided an update of the district’s new high school project and preschool addition. The high school project “is coming along very well” and all steel should be constructed this week, Rich told the Guard, adding crews plan …

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  • Variety Night giving away Bad Boy Mower

    John 3:16 Ministries will present its seventh annual Variety Night fundraiser on Saturday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Independence Hall. A catfish and chicken strip dinner with all the trimmings will be served at 5 p.m., followed by a silent and …

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  • Committee to meet

    The White River Area Agency on Aging Inc. board of directors’ executive committee will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Eagle Bank, 122 W. Main in Heber Springs.

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  • Health screenings offered Saturday

    A free breakfast and health screening will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Batesville, located at 615 E. Main St. University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville nursing students will conduct blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, …

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  • Laity services to be held

    Central Avenue United Methodist Church will celebrate Laity Sunday by welcoming Northeast District Lay Leader Charles Long of Beebe as the guest speaker. Long, a native of Rector, is retired from Entergy Corporation and has been District Lay Leader for three years. He and his …

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  • Evening Shade K9 fundraiser set

    EVENING SHADE — Dinners to benefit the Evening Shade Police Department K9 Fund will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 28 in the Evening Shade School cafeteria, located on Main Street in Evening Shade. The menu for Sunday is roasted …

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  • Club News

    Colonial Dames XVII Century and Daughters of the American Colonists The Marquette and Joliet Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century and the Cherokee Village Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists recently met in the Anglican Hall of the Episcopal Church in Batesville. …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    PINE SPRINGS SCHOOL was west of Gray’s Chapel church on what is now Arrowhead Lane, west of U.S. Highway 167 south of Cave City. Gray’s Chapel was destroyed by fire, probably from vandalism, about the mid-1980s. Gray’s Chapel Cemetery remains near the site of the …

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  • Sign up for Trail of Holiday Lights

    The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism is inviting all Arkansas communities that host holiday displays and events to participate in the 17th annual Trail of Holiday Lights. This program is designed to increase travel and tax revenues during late November and December. Log on …

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  • Ozarka College Culinary Arts gourmet dinner planned

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Culinary Arts Department in Melbourne will host the second gourmet dinner of this semester from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Advanced culinary arts students have developed a menu that will be prepared and served under the direction of instructors Mimi …

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  • ‘Poets and Painters’ to be featured

    The Independence County Library will host the children’s program “Poets and Painters” for third through eighth grades from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Batesville Area Arts Council, 246 E. Main. The arts program presented by the Independence County Library and Batesville Area …

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  • College planning conference set

    Southside High School will hold a college planning conference from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday for area juniors and seniors at Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. Several college representatives from across the region will be in attendance and …

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