• Craft village offers free admission this weekend

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Craft Village at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday to coincide with the Mountain View Bluegrass Association’s Fall Festival. The village has more …

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  • Ozarka to host Culinary Showcase

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College’s Culinary Arts Department will host a Culinary Showcase, fine dining experience, on Nov. 20 with two seating availabilities at 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. on the Melbourne campus. Reservations are required. The meals will be held in the cafeteria of the administration …

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  • Airport calls special meeting

    The Batesville Regional Airport will hold a special meeting at noon Friday in the terminal to make the selection of an architect firm to design the terminal renovation project. The commission will also preview and discus changes to the 2015 Capital Improvement Plan prior to …

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  • Southside Water to meet

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1401 Batesville Blvd. Customer Hal Hooper will address the board on wastewater fees for his business. Other items on the agenda are approval of water and wastewater …

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  • C-Ridge OKs assignments

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board approved job assignments and reorganized for the 2014-15 year when it met for its monthly meeting. The board voted to pay Autumn Thetford $25 per hour, to teach a homebound student for a maximum of five hours a …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 7 – Sunday, November 9, 2014.

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  • Cash’s White River offers faith based performances

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Singer/vocal impressionist Michael Kelley headlines Cash’s White River Theater in Mountain View with his show “Voices That Change.” Kelley’s show is faith based and family friendly and features vocal impersonations, comedy and audience participation. Kelley has more than 70 voices in his …

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  • West Magnet’s Science Day

    West Magnet Elementary students participate in 4-H National Youth Science Day. Fourth-graders facilitated by Linda Latus, Independence County 4-H program assistant, and teacher Vaughanda Bowie designed and built an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a pay load of food to natural disaster victims as part …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 31, 1995.

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  • Ozarka offers free GED classes

    MELBOURNE— Free GED classes are currently being offered at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring and Mountain View. Classes meet at Ozarka College in Melbourne on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Classes in Ash Flat are on Mondays …

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  • Choir students compete

    MELBOURNE — Choir students at Melbourne High School recently traveled to Nettleton to compete in Arkansas’ All-Region Choir tryouts, an event that strives to select the finest musicians and singers possible from secondary schools across the state. More than 350 choir students participated in the …

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  • SR students study watersheds

    SULPHUR ROCK — Students at Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary recently gathered data for an environmental study in which they learned about the Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico watersheds. Baxter received a Louisiana Environmental Education Commission District 6 Grant to attend a workshop at the …

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