• Planning meeting canceled

    The Batesville Planning Commission has canceled its meeting for the month of February due to a lack of new business on the agenda. The next meeting will be the first Monday in March.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 25, 1994.

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  • Scholars recognized

    CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean’s List and the Presidential Scholars List for the fall 2013 semester. Recognition on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve …

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  • Honor Roll – Melbourne High

    MELBOURNE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Melbourne High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — John Phillip Conrad, Justus Cooper, Brittney Dudra; general — Madison Barnett, Ashli …

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  • 7 arrested in sting operation

    Seven people went to jail Thursday after simultaneous searches were conducted at 1935 E. Boswell St. and the Triangle Trailer Park in Batesville. According to 16th Judicial Administrator Dale Weaver, his agency along with agents with United States Homeland Security and Arkansas State Police conducted …

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  • Quartet sets performance

    The Quapaw String Quartet will perform in Bevens Music Room in Brown Chapel on the Lyon College campus at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Quapaw Quartet, the resident string quartet of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will perform a selection of classical music in the annual West …

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  • BAAC to host Kids’ Valentine’s Day workshop

    Batesville Area Arts Council will host a Kids’ Valentine’s Day Workshop, where participants will create Valentine’s-themed crafts and treats. The workshop will be held Saturday at the BAAC Gallery on Main, located at 246 E. Main St. in Batesville. Students pre-kindergarten through first grade may …

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  • Honor Roll – Concord High, Mount Pleasant Elementary

    Concord High CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Concord High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Kendall Clowers, Rolie Gillett, Elise Harlan, Brandon Sartain, Zachary Sartain, …

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  • ICC students make all-region

    BROCKWELL — Four students from Izard County High School and Izard County Middle School were recently selected to the Region V All-Region Band and three students were selected as alternates, according to a news release. Students Benji Norton, Andy Norton, Callie Cole and Adryanna Woodward …

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  • WBC releases honor rolls

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2013 fall semester.  The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of …

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  • BREAKING NEWS – 7 arrested in sting operation

    Seven people went to jail Thursday after simultaneous searches were conducted on Boswell Street and the Triangle Trailer Park. According to 16th Judicial Administrator Dale Weaver, his agency along with agents with United States Homeland Security and Arkansas State Police conducted the investigation at the …

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  • Unique historical artifact found in old Poke Creek settlement

    Charles Jones of Desha was using his metal detector on an Old Batesville Towne lot on West Main St., commonly known as “lower Main,” a few weeks ago when he struck what he feels is a historical gold mine. Only it’s not gold — it’s …

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