• Police chief to be honored

    SALEM — A drop-in retirement reception for Salem Police Chief Al Roork will begin at 5 this afternoon in the Salem City Hall and continue until 7, when a regular city council meeting will convene, according to a news release. Roork, who has worked for …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 15, 1993.

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  • Centro Christiano to host El Pionero

    Centro Christiano of Batesville is celebrating its eighth anniversary this month. As part of the Hispanic church’s anniversary celebrations, church members are organizing “El Pionero” Pioneer Bike Ride. The event is not a race. Centro Christiano’s goals are to promote both good health and literacy. …

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  • Authors to sign children’s books Saturday at new Ash Flat library

    Lexie Sullivan ASH FLAT — Stella Hash and Lexie Sullivan, authors of children’s books, will be at the new Ash Flat Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to sign books, said Ina Gill, library committee member. “The Christmas Caravan” by Stella Hash …

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  • Revival begins Sunday

    SIDNEY — Sidney Baptist Church will have a revival with chalk artist evangelist Scotty McDowell. Meeting times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. McDowell, who was a pastor for eight years before going into full-time evangelism in 1997, …

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  • CR fire department hosts truck pull

    CALICO ROCK — A truck pull event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tip Wiseman Rodeo arena, located at the rear of Earl King Park off State Highway 56 near Calico Rock. Calico Rock Volunteer Fire Department and the Lions Club will …

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  • Cemetery homecoming is Saturday

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Association will have its annual cemetery homecoming Saturday. The cemetery is located next to Pleasant Ridge Community Church at 108 Pleasant Ridge Road, nine miles northeast of Poughkeepsie. The business meeting will be at 11 a.m. in the church followed …

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  • Art workshop planned

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer an art workshop taught by Dustyn Bork, assistant professor of art at Lyon College, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The workshop will be held in Room 603 of the UACCB Fine Arts Building …

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  • Weekend Events

    Events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 24 – Sunday, August 26, 2012.

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  • C-Ridge schedules annual report

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge Superintendent Dr. Ann Webb reported at the Cedar Ridge School Board’s monthly meeting Aug. 14 that preliminary enrollment figures indicated an overall increase to 840 students with Cord-Charlotte Elementary up from 114 to 130; Cedar Ridge High School up from 393 …

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  • Back to the Future; A trip to the 80s raises money for BBBS

    Big hair, leggings and Rubik’s cubes were all a part of the ’80s, but Saturday night, they made a return at the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ eighth annual Karaoke for a Cause fundraiser held in the old Aaron’s building on Harrison Street. The event raised …

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  • Rubber ducky race to raise money for health clinic; Regatta set for Sept. 8 as part of water carnival

    There’s still time to purchase a ticket for the Rubber Ducky Regatta race and have a chance to win a new Bad Boy Mower. Tickets are available at Liberty Bank, 1240 E. Main St. in Batesville, and may be purchased in the lobby or at …

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