• Former Batesville High student wins first level in design contest

    Former Batesville resident Emily Baker’s creation, Spin-Valence, has won the first level of a digital fabrication design competition sponsored by Tex-Fab. Her project went on to compete with the three other top entries at the annual Acadia Conference, which was held Oct. 18-21 at the …

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  • Just Chillin’ to promote literacy

    Just Chillin’ Frozen Yogurt shop is hosting a “give back” day for the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday. New fall flavors include cinnamon roll, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate custard and vanilla custard. Twenty-five percent of the day’s proceeds will …

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  • Sharp 4-H thanks officials

    ASH FLAT — On  Oct. 9, Sharp County 4-H members held a “Thank You” reception for the county’s elected officials, with the members serving “4-H cupcakes” and green punch to those in attendance, said County Extension Agent Joe Moore. “This event gave 4-H members a …

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  • Izard Co. historical society holds fall quarterly meeting

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society held its fall quarterly meeting on Oct. 14 in the Izard County Senior Center south of Brockwell. Deloris Bookout and Elizabeth Daigle conducted the opening ceremony, and the inspiration activity was presented by Bookout. President W.J. …

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  • Artist workshops set

    HARDY — The Spring River Artists Guild is presenting two upcoming workshops, said Fran Sabia, who is helping with publicity. Registrations are being taken now. Each workshop will be held at 3919c Hwy 62/412 in Hardy (next to the Computer Source Store). A Portraits In …

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  • Old Baptist holds revival

    NEEDMORE — A revival will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Old Baptist Church at Needmore, located five miles west of Evening Shade on Needmore Road. Boyce Johnson will be the speaker. The event is open to the public.

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  • Area Radio Club to meet

    The Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. The club can arrange …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 17, 1993.

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  • Wanted man turns himself in

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department nabbed another of its most wanted on Tuesday, reported Sheriff Jody Dotson. Franklin “Peewee” Carothers, 22, formerly of Portia, was arrested on an alias bench warrant for residential burglary, breaking and entering, theft of property and criminal …

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  • Ind. Co. sex offender wanted

    A warrant has been issued for 21-year-old Dustin E. Moore for failure to maintain a current residential address registration with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Moore’s last known address, as of April 25 of this year, was 870 Six Mile Lane in Oil Trough. A …

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  • Variety night raises $90K for ministry

    For seven years John 3:16 Ministries of Charlotte has set aside one night in the fall to showcase local talent complete with dinner, auction items and door prizes all for a good cause. On Saturday, the faith-based boot camp for men with drug and alcohol …

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  • Husband, wife jailed for battery

    ASH FLAT — A husband and his pregnant wife were both arrested on domestic battery charges and a juvenile was taken into custody by the state Department of Human Services as the result of an incident that began about 8 p.m. Wednesday in an apartment …

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