• C-Ridge votes to close preschool room

    NEWARK — The infant and toddler room for children ages 0-30 months at the Oil Trough Preschool will close its doors beginning next school year following a unanimous vote by the Cedar Ridge School Board. The room is closing due to low numbers and expenditures …

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  • AO takes over HRA reins today

    Today is the day that new management takes over the reins at Health Resources of Arkansas. Wednesday was the last official meeting for the board members of HRA. Within a few minutes of all members being accounted for, a conference call got under way to …

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  • Batesville woman to sign books

    An isolated hospital ward in the 1940s. Ration books and making tray favors for the Veterans Hospital during World War II. Finding acceptance in nursing school after having polio as a child. Flying to a secret destination with her military husband while the Korean War …

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  • Choirs to feature ‘Disney’

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Choir Department will have its spring concert featuring “The Wonderful World of Disney” at 7 tonight at the Southside Middle School Cafetorium. The performance will feature multiple Disney classics, among other selections. Adam Prince, co-director of the Southside choirs said, “This …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 2 – Sunday, May 4, 2014.

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  • Pleasant Valley Homecoming set

    CAVE CITY — The annual homecoming at Pleasant Valley Church and cemetery, near the banks of Poke Bayou 10 miles west of Cave City, will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, according to cemetery committee spokeswoman Cyndie Christopher. The homecoming will consist of a short business …

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  • Bank promotes two officers

    CAVE CITY — The Bank of Cave City has promoted two officers, according to a news release. Cori Perkey has been promoted to vice president. Perkey began her career at the bank in August 2007 as a teller. “Cori has worked as our agri credit …

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  • Student named scholar

      PLEASANT PLAINS — A Midland High School student has been given a Second Century Scholars award from Arkansas Tech University to begin the fall 2014 semester, according to a news release. Brooke Williams, the daughter of Allen and Sandy Williams, plans to major in …

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  • Student receives highest award

    A University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville registered nursing student, mentor and church nursery worker has received the Outstanding Service Award during a reception recognizing outstanding students and student choice awards at UACCB. Kelsey Brooks maintained exemplary grades in her coursework while serving as …

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  • Students receive top honors

    BEEBE — Students from Arkansas State University-Beebe were recently presented awards for leadership and outstanding achievement in their major fields of study during an awards banquet. Campus awards were as follows Autumn Pruett of Pangburn and Seth Swafford of Mountain View for ASU-Heber Springs and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 22, 1994. 80 YEARS AGO Although the formal opening of Tucker’s Grocery and Market will not be until Saturday, Trumann T. Tucker, owner and manager of the store, announced today that he will begin …

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  • Hillcrest seniors plan car wash

    STRAWBERRY — The Hillcrest High School senior class will hold a car wash from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday in the school’s parking lot to help raise class funds. Monetary donations will also be accepted.

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