• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 22, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO The Model Tailor Shop has moved and is now opposite Hardy’s Livery Stable and is ready for business. Mr. Chas. Van, the expert tailor, is now with them and …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    These sixth-graders at Cave City School later made up the graduating class of 1962. On Aug. 11, from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., that class will host the annual Cave City All-Alumni Reunion. The all-alumni event is held each year in conjunction with the Cave …

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  • Ozarka College schedules orientation

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College has scheduled dates for new student orientation. New or transfer students taking six or more credit hours are required to attend one day of new student orientation. Failure to attend will result in the student being dropped from their courses. Students …

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  • Southside United Methodist revival begins Sunday

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside United Methodist Church will hold a revival at 6 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. The Rev. Jim Gilliam, who serves Antioch and Harmony United Methodist churches, will be the guest speaker. A potluck will follow the Tuesday night service. The church is located …

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  • Fairview homecoming to be Sunday

    CAVE CITY — The annual Fairview Church Homecoming east of Cave City will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday with singing by New Creation, said cemetery committee member Donald Simmons. Dennis Gay will bring the message and a short cemetery report will be reviewed. A potluck …

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  • FFA members attend conference

    HOT SPRINGS — Students from across the state attended the Arkansas Leadership Conference this summer at Camp Couchdale, Arkansas FFA’s campgrounds on Lake Catherine, near Hot Springs. The conference is an activity of the Arkansas FFA Association. Members of the Batesville FFA chapter attended the …

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  • Walker, Turner win tournament

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner teamed to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club’s night tournament on Crown Lake, reported tournament director Ron Watkins. Walker and Turner weighed in five bass totaling 6.95 pounds. In second place was Robert Thorn and Chris Swaim …

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  • Midland prepares for new year, starting Aug. 20

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District first day of classes will be Aug. 20. Dean Stanley is superintendent. Donna Clark is high school principal. Lela McChesney is elementary principal. District treasurer is Linda Allgood. School board members are Bryson Wood, president; Debbie Frazier, vice president; …

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  • Mitchell earns BAS

    FORT SMITH — The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith awarded 729 degrees and certificates for the spring 2012 semester and the first summer term this year, according to Penny Pendleton, dean of enrollment management. Graduates included David Mitchell of Batesville, who received a bachelor of applied …

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  • 2 receive diplomas

    SEARCY — A Batesville man and a Mountain View woman were among more than 150 graduates to receive diplomas at the Harding University commencement exercises July 28. Joseph Rowell of Batesville received a educational specialist diploma in professional counseling and Melissa Lee of Mountain View …

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  • Baker named to honor society

    The National Society of High School Scholars has named Batesville High School student Jocie Baker as a new member based on her “superior academic achievement,” according to a news release. Formed in 2002, the society recognizes top scholars and students who have achieved academic excellence. …

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  • Perkins tribute planned at Beatles at the Ridge event

    WALNUT RIDGE — Whether talking about the rock ’n’ roll icons who played along Highway 67 in the 1950s or the Beatles, who took the United States, and Walnut Ridge, by storm in the 1960s, one can be guaranteed that their music was influenced by …

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