• Holy Week services announced

    Holy Week services for Hope Lutheran Church in Batesville begin with Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service is at 10 a.m., preceded by breakfast at 8. An Easter egg hunt will …

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  • Tiptons set to perform

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Tiptons will be the featured singers. A time of fellowship will follow. For more information call (870) 528-4909 or 528-3568. The event is open …

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  • Cemetery cleanup slated

    CORD — Hopewell Cemetery cleaning will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. In case of rain, the cleaning will be Wednesday.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 12, 1993.

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  • Student earns WBC scholarship

    Colton Rademacher of Batesville has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Rademacher is a senior at Batesville Christian School. He is the son of Tim and …

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  • New outlet store opens on Westside

    Anyone looking for a bargain — and who isn’t these days? — needs to check out Smith’s Bargain Central located at 400 Central Ave. Self-described “peddler” C.L. Smith recently opened the doors of his outlet store after selling outside on the parking lot for the …

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  • Southside students raise money for student battling cancer

    SOUTHSIDE — Helping “Block Out Cancer” has been the mission of two student organizations at the Southside School District this year. Members of the Southside High volleyball team and Builders Club have been holding fundraisers and recently presented a check of $650 to 5-year-old Kenlee …

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  • Bernard named chief medical officer

    As a reserve deputy, a member of the Independence County SWAT team, a private practice family physician and a member of the medical staff at White River Medical Center, it is clear that Dr. Doug Bernard is passionate about people. “I love interacting with people …

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  • Education initiative expanded to include Southside schools

    In 2011 and 2012, thousands of dollars were awarded to teachers at the Batesville School District courtesy of the Citizens Bank Education Initiative, and now Southside School District is getting a turn. Citizens Bank is expanding its education initiative and inviting educators from the Southside …

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  • Cherokee removal, other topics head agenda

    ASH FLAT — The Native American Symposium 2013 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday will bring several speakers to the Ash Flat Community Center, across Arnhart Street from the Ash Flat Library, said Ina Gill, advisory board member. Admission is free. “Native American regalia and period …

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  • Rotary raffle tickets available

    The Batesville Rotary Club is now selling tickets for its annual raffle to support local scholarships and community service project funds. Only 1,500 tickets are available at $10 each, and the drawing for three winning tickets will be held Monday. The top winner will receive …

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  • Ladies auxiliary hosts fundraiser

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock Area Ladies Auxiliary will host a fundraiser for the Sulphur Rock area volunteer fire department at 5 p.m. Saturday at Sulphur Rock City Hall. Pulled pork sandwiches with all the fixings will be served. The cost is $5 per …

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