• Aldermen have light agenda

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the city hall for its November business session, said Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. The aldermen will hear monthly departmental reports, review current bills and discuss any other topics that arise.

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  • Alcohol-related arrests reported

    SALEM — Three separate alcohol-related incidents were made recently by Fulton County law enforcement officials, said Sheriff Kenneth “Buck” Foley. Cory Brewer, 26, of Viola was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated, Foley said. Brewer was released from the Fulton County jail on Saturday after …

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  • Ozarka holding registration

    MELBOURNE — Registration for any new or first-time, full-time students continues through Dec. 14. Students may also register during open registration Jan. 8-11. Anyone planning to enroll as a new student at Ozarka College must take the ACT or Compass Exam. These test scores are …

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  • Art teacher to speak to club

    CAVE CITY — Hana Smith, art teacher at Cave City Middle School, will be the guest speaker at the Cave City Kiwanis Club meeting, which starts at noon Thursday in the Cave City Community Center, said Lisa Reschke, reporter. “She was here last year and …

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  • Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 tonight at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no membership …

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  • ‘Random Acts of Fusion’ to benefit Manna House

    MELBOURNE — Freedom Ford in Melbourne will present “Go Further with Ford Night” Thursday. The event will engage consumers in the final Random Acts of Fusion adventure and offer them a chance to see the all new 2013 Ford Fusion in person, according to a …

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  • Library to host rural health day

    The second annual local celebration of National Rural Health Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Independence County Library, 368 E. Main. St. “The purpose of National Rural Health Day is to highlight rural communities as wonderful places to …

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  • Education center meetings set

    The November meetings of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Area Health Education Center will be held Thursday at noon at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and at 5 p.m. at Area Health Education Center. The classes are free and open to the public. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 7, 1993.

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  • Supervisor discusses special education in the Batesville School District

    Special education in the Batesville School District includes instructional and related services specifically and individually designed to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities. These services are provided in the students’ least restrictive or natural environments. special education is outlined federally by the Individuals …

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  • Wreath ceremony pays tribute to vets

    It was a small turnout for the wreath ceremony on Sunday to honor veterans and it didn’t go unnoticed by some who were there. The annual event was held on the White River bridge and featured several speakers. Between the whipping wind and cars constantly …

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  • CC woman turns 104

    CAVE CITY — Alma Lassiter shared her 104th birthday with Election Day last week. She didn’t seem to mind, and didn’t talk politics. The daughter of Moss Montgomery, Lassiter was raised in the Sandtown/Palestine area and raised her family near Palestine, west of Cave City. …

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