• Hillcrest plans sports fundraiser

    STRAWBERRY — A shooting sports event to benefit the Hillcrest School District will be held Saturday across from Lancaster Cemetery on Highway 117, about a half mile north of Strawberry. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with shooting at 10. “Each five-person adult round will …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding are for Friday, April 25 – Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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  • Pie supper announced

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — An old-time pie supper will be held at 6 p.m Friday at the Hutchinson Mountain Community Center. Auctioneer Ronnie Gay will preside. Members of the public are welcome to bring desserts to be auctioned. Proceeds will go to support the upkeep and …

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  • Church to host revival

    CUSHMAN — Cushman Baptist Church will have a revival at 10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday and at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Evangelist is Rick Ingle. Ingle was a former teenage gang leader in the ghettos of Philadelphia. He has conducted more than 1,500 …

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  • Ozarka-MV to hold walking workshop

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozarka College-Mountain View continuing education department will host a free labyrinth walking workshop on Saturday. The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. in the lecture hall of Ozarka-MV. The labyrinth is an ancient tool for spiritual, personal and psychological transformation, according …

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  • Supper, song, sermon set

    A supper, song and sermon crusade with evangelist Warner Allen will be held Friday and Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church, located at 2600 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville. Supper is a 6 p.m. with songs and a sermon at 7.

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  • Cemeteries to hold cleanings

    Liberty Liberty Cemetery will have a cleaning/work day Saturday starting at 8 a.m.   Mount Zion BANNER — Mount Zion Cemetery at Banner cleanup day will be at 9 a.m. Saturday. Rain date is May 3. For more information call (870) 668-3798 or 668-3356.

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  • Club News

    Colonial Dames Daughters of the American Colonists The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century and the Cherokee Village Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists recently met in the Citizens Bank Ramsey Mountain meeting room. The Colonial Dames meeting began before lunch, followed by a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 15, 1994. 80 YEARS AGO The Batesville United Charities drive for funds for relief work in the city was launched this morning and will continue until the entire town is canvassed. Each of the …

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  • Walker, Turner win despite wind

    CAVE CITY — Wind was blowing 15 to 20 miles per hour during the Cave City Bass Club’s third tournament of the year recently on Lake Norfork, but out of 11 teams, five teams caught five-fish limits, said Tournament Director Steve Moody. Shawn Walker and …

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  • Drake, Walker take crown

    Shawn Drake and Shawn Walker caught 12.48 pounds of bass to win the Batesville Bassmasters’ third tournament of the year on Greers Ferry Lake recently, said Colin Patterson, who is sending in the scores. Tom Helms and Jared Frazier were second with 11.75 pounds, Mel …

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  • Southside in running for $500K grant – Senior nets $25K, named national winner

    SOUTHSIDE — A new building to house its on-campus health clinic could be in Southside School District’s future if Arkansas Department of Education and state health officials agree. Superintendent Roger Rich gave several construction updates during Southside School Board’s recent meeting and among them is …

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