• Man with gun threatens to turn down music for driver

    Not liking the music he was hearing Sunday afternoon, a 70-year-old Little Rock man reportedly threatened to turn down a motorists music with his .22 magnum revolver. A 911 call to police dispatch around 2:45 p.m. sent police to Eagle Mountain Shopping Center where Conan …

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  • C-Ridge to discuss transfers

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room at Newark. Items include, student transfers, Arkansas School Board Association policy recommendations and personnel reports.

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  • Ozarka board to meet March 15

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will have its quarterly meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 15 in the conference room at the Ash Flat campus. Action items include the approval of new hires, reappointment of employees, approval of provisional positions, request for a …

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  • Cushman council sets meeting

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mayor Jean Weatherman’s house. Reports will be heard from all departments and bills will be reviewed. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Habitat sets groundbreaking, prepares for third house

    Habitat for Humanity of Independence County will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its third house at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Boggs Street, between Grace and Edith streets. The third house will be home to the Richardson family, Andrew and Daniella and their two children. The …

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  • Free health event to include cooking demonstration

    Tastes Good & Good for You, a free community health event, will be held twice Wednesday, from noon to 1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. at White River Medical Center’s Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, Conference Room B. Presented by Neika Hastings, director …

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  • AARP to hear about clinic

    AARP will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at China King in Batesville. The program will be the Christian Health Clinic.

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  • P-Plains council has light agenda

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall for a routine monthly business session, said Mayor Rick Siler. The aldermen will hear monthly departmental reports and review current bills, Siler said. “There’s not much going on …

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  • Lyon speaker, Ueda, to discuss living green

    Nao Ueda will present “Living Green in Arkansas” in a Lyon College convocation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Nucor Auditorium. The event is based on Ueda’s blog, GreenAR By the Day. Admission is free. Ueda covers many diverse topics on her blog, such as local …

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  • Chamber president attends training

    Crystal Johnson, president/CEO of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, has successfully completed Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence training, according to a news release. The three-year program, created by a partnership with The University of Oklahoma and multiple regionally located state and local chambers, …

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  • ‘The PLACE’ prepares students with disabilities for life after high school

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that requires transition services for students with disabilities, starting by age 16 as part of a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP). IDEA defines transition as a coordinated set of activities that may address the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 29, 1992.

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