• Culinary students win at competition

    MELBOURNE — Students from the Ozarka College Culinary Arts program recently completed the SkillsUSA competition in Hot Springs, where they were able to put their culinary knowledge to work and bring home eight out of the nine medals available. Gold medalists include: Michael Worch in …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 30, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO In the hearing of the coroner’s jury on the fatal shooting of Farrell Padgett of Batesville by Mayor V.G. Richardson at the carnival Saturday night, J.B. Boykin testified that …

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  • Bordeau awarded Lamar Williamson Prize

    Dr. Catherine Bordeau Dr. Catherine Bordeau, Lyon College associate professor of French, has been awarded the 2012-13 Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Her selection was announced at the recent commencement ceremonies at Lyon College. The Williamson Prize is given annually by Lyon College …

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  • Wolf program slated

    MELBOURNE — James Gage will present “Never Cry Wolf” from 3 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Melbourne Public Library, located at 1007 Main St. The educational, conservation-based lecture showcases wolves in the wild and covers the history of wolves, their genetics and behavior, conservation …

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  • Gospel ‘singing in hall’ set

    Singing in the Hall with guest Marylin Hall will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church at 2600 N. St. Louis, Batesville, according to hosts Doc and Connie Spurlin. Hall, of Sidney, sings for various events in and around the area, Doc …

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  • LeJeune to be guest artist

    The Batesville Art Gallery on Main will feature local artist Margaret LeJeune at 6 p.m. Friday during a 2nd Friday event following the Main Street Batesville drawing for a necklace donated by Thompson’s Jewelry. LeJeune will be discussing her “Modern Day Diana” series. The Roman …

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  • CC Nursing Home to have quilt display

    CAVE CITY — Cave City Nursing Home will have an old-fashioned quilt display and show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in honor of Mother’s Day. The event will be on the nursing home patio. The public is invited to bring an old-fashioned quilt …

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  • Lee’s Chapel Cemetery cleaning to be Saturday

    SANDTOWN — The cleaning for Lee’s Chapel Cemetery at Sandtown will be Saturday with a rain date of May 26. The workers have asked that families remove flowers and anything of value from the graves until after the cleaning.

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  • BladeSports competition set

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — BladeSports National Finals Cutting Competition will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Several world records have been broken in past competitions. This sport starts with the competitor chopping a two-by-four …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 11 – Sunday, May 13, 2012.

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  • Summer trap shooting leagues now forming

    The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex in Batesville has announced that summer trap leagues are now being formed for the eight-week season, June 15 through Aug. 11. The leagues are open to everyone, industry teams, church teams, youth teams and teams of individuals. Leagues will …

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  • Diemer, Brown win tourney

    CAVE CITY — David Diemer and Roger Brown weighed in five bass totaling 10.05 pounds to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Greers Ferry Lake, said tournament director Ron Watkins. Thirteen boats were in the tournament. Danny Brustrom and C.J. Brustrom placed second …

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