• Legal aid meets Saturday

    SPRINGDALE — The Legal Aid of Arkansas board of directors will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at 1200 Henryetta St. in Springdale. The meeting is open to the public. Legal Aid of Arkansas is a non-profit organization that provides free legal services …

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  • ConAgra retirees party to be Saturday

    The ConAgra retirees party will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kelley-Wyatt’s Restaurant, located on St. Louis Street in Batesville. Spouses are welcome. The meal is Dutch treat.

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  • WRAAA to meet

    HEBER SPRINGS — The White River Area Agency on Aging Inc. search committee for the executive director position will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at Eagle Bank in Heber Springs.

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  • Hope Lutheran holds sale

    Hope Lutheran Women in Mission will host a craft and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church, located at 2415 E. Main St. in Batesville. Items for sale will include homemade pepper jelly, fruit jellies, pumpkin butter, cakes, muffins, …

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  • Newark Christmas parade planned for Saturday

    NEWARK — Newark’s Christmas parade will be Saturday. Entries will line up at 4:30 p.m. at the old ball field by Moore’s Dairy Creme. The parade will begin at 5. All area schools, fire departments, clubs, bands and other entries as well as the floats …

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  • Singing scheduled

    Doc and Connie Spurlin, along with Friendship Outreach Inc. will host the final “Singin’ in the Hall” at 6 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church, located at 2600 N. St. Louis St., across from the Pool Store in Batesville. Special guests will be Randy and …

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  • Clinkingbeards receive pioneer award

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum awarded Jim and Billie Clinkingbeard with the community pioneer award on Saturday. The museum recognizes individuals in the community who have made significant contributions to Calico Rock and its people. Mayor Ronnie Guthrie recognized the Clinkingbeards with the …

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  • Brothers get into fight, one cuts other’s neck

    WALNUT RIDGE — Two brothers who got into a fight allegedly lied about it to police so their mom wouldn’t find out about it. On Tuesday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Steven Liles of Alicia on charges of first-degree battery, obstructing governmental operations …

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  • Harps gives to area organizations

    Christmas came early for three area organizations. John 3:16 Ministries, Family Violence Prevention Inc. and the Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch were recipients of Harps Food store gift cards. Christmas for Communities is a yearly event sponsored by Harps Food and stores across the country nominate …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 29, 1993.

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9, 2012.

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  • Church to present comedy

    Believers Community Church will present the play “Clueless at Christmas” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday in the church chapel, located at 3645 N. St. Louis St. The comedy/mystery is produced by special arrangement with Contemporary Drama Service. The adults’ …

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