• Prom fundraiser to be held

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School junior class will host a barbecue from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to raise money for the school prom. Tickets are $7. The dinner includes barbecue, coleslaw, baked beans, potatoes, roll and drink. For more information call Bryce Cash …

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  • Jacksonport State Park slates Dutch oven workshop

    JACKSONPORT — A Dutch oven workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 22 in the picnic area at Jacksonport State Park, located at 205 Avenue St. in Newport. The park interpreters will discuss methods on how to use and maintain a Dutch …

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  • WRPDD board meeting set

    The quarterly meetings of the White River Planning and Development District Board, the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District Board and the Chief Elected Officials Committee have been scheduled for Thursday at Indian Hills Country Club in Fairfield Bay. The Solid Waste Management District …

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  • Shaw receives funds

    STRAWBERRY — Joshua Shaw, a recent graduate of Hillcrest High School, has been awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for the 2012-13 school year from the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, according to a news release. Selection criteria included scholastic achievement, school activities, community …

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  • C-Ridge awarded $10K

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School has been awarded $10,000 through an Arkansas Joint Use Agreement grant in a competitive application process supported by Arkansas’ Gov. Mike Beebe and the Arkansas Tobacco Excise Tax  to implement a school garden, according to a news release. “These …

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  • Concert nets endowment

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozarka College Foundation’s recent fundraising concert at the Ozark Folk Center was able to endow a new Stone County scholarship. Scholarships are endowed once they meet the $10,000 goal. The new scholarship will be named in honor of Kenneth and Janice …

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  • Merit semifinalists named

    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship program and several area students are among them. The high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 scholarships worth …

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  • Local residents enter college of pharmacy

    SEARCY — Two area students were welcomed to the Harding University College of Pharmacy at the annual white coat ceremony Aug. 17. They included Laura  Simpson of Cave City and Kaley  Waldrip of Batesville. The program included keynote speaker Dr. Bob Dufour, chief operations officer …

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  • Taylor accepts position at UACCB

    Calvin Taylor has been hired as counselor for the Career Pathways Initiative at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. “Calvin holds a master’s degree in management and leadership from Webster University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science …

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  • Upward Bound students recognized

    Ten area high school students were recently recognized for their participation in the Lyon College Upward Bound Math-Science summer session. Students include Kayla Brown, Julia Cothron, Brandon Dickey, Kelsi Garrett, Shala Houghton, Colton Jones, Lillie Neal, Michael Pollard, Thomas Upton and Hunter Middleton, all from …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • C-Ridge plans public report

    CHARLOTTE — The Cedar Ridge School District’s annual report to the public will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cord-Charlotte Elementary cafeteria. The school board will also meet. Agenda items include discussion of the 2012-13 special education budget, replacement of the roof at …

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