• Thompson hired as CEO

    SALEM — The Fulton County Hospital at Salem has named Marion “Tony” Thompson of Batesville as its new chief executive officer. Thompson has served as associate administrator and facility planner at White River Health System in Batesville since 1998. “We are excited to welcome Tony …

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  • Nichols named foundation director

    A new foundation director at White River Health System has been named, according to a news release. As director Tim Nichols will be responsible for the advancement of the WRHS Foundation through effective leadership, development, implementation and administration of Foundation activities and fundraising programs, according …

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  • ‘Summer Celebration’ is Friday

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will hold a “Summer Celebration” fundraiser Friday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Main Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the Reunion Band set to perform at 7. Auction items will include paintings, drawings, theatre events, a week at …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 11, 1993. 102 YEARS AGO Raymond Engles, who was so seriously cut and slashed last Saturday night by Will Jackson at Salado, is reported to be improving nicely, and his wounds are doing much …

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  • Former UACCB student teaches others

    For Paige Presley getting her education has been a rewarding but challenging process going from student to teacher and then again from student back to teacher. Presley graduated from Batesville High School and enrolled at University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in 2005. She …

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  • Hill-Moore reunion scheduled

    The Hill-Moore reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wesley and Jan Green’s home, located at 220 Dowell Lane. Red, white and blue balloons and signs will be set up beginning in west Batesville across from Dollar General. Those attending are asked to bring …

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  • S-Rock girl awarded

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Chapter of the Women of AT&T announced that it has awarded scholarships to five female students. The $500 scholarships are being awarded to female Arkansas students currently attending or planning to attend college and may be used for tuition, books, …

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  • Huskey reunion set

    SAFFELL — The annual Huskey reunion will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mt. Harmony Church fellowship room at Saffell. Potluck will be served at noon. For more information call organizer Dorothy Huskey at (870) 528-3960.

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  • Brockwell to host singing

    BROCKWELL — The Brockwell Gospel Music School will host a music program at 7 p.m. Friday with 114 students from 10 different faiths and backgrounds, five different states and 10 different counties in Arkansas. For more information call (870) 368-5012.

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24, 2012.

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  • Bad Boys Kids Triathlon to be held July 14

    The Bad Boys kids triathlon will be July 14 at Lyon College. Children will swim, bike and run to benefit the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project. The triathlon is open to children ages 5 to 16 and will cost $20 per person. Ages 5 to 6 …

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  • Daylight Donuts open for business – Cigarette believed to have caused blaze

    An improperly disposed cigarette butt is suspected of a small blaze that caused light damage to Daylight Donuts at St. Louis Street and College Avenue just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. Reported by a motorist, the fire is said to have started near the back door …

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