• Cemetery cleanup scheduled

    CAVE CITY — Barnett Cemetery cleanup will be at 9 a.m. Saturday. Workers are asked to bring rakes and other tools. The cemetery is located on Cold Creek Road, just off Sandtown Road near Cave City.

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  • Eastern Star meets tonight

    The Ruth Chapter No. 91 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Mount Zion Masonic Lodge, located at 895 Batesville Boulevard in Batesville.

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  • Cushman holds spring sale

    CUSHMAN — Cushman Community Center will have a spring sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Crafts, baked goods and yard sale items will be included. A concession stand will be provided by the Ladies Auxiliary. Booths are $10 each and are provided on …

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  • Cord VFD event is Saturday

    CORD — Independence County Extension Homemakers Friends and Neighbors Sharing Club of Cord will have its spring fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at Cord Volunteer Fire Department. A dinner, silent auction, and meet the candidates session will be held. Dinner includes soup or chili, …

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  • Fowler art show to be held

    HARDY — Words/AfterWords will host an art show and reception for Teri Fowler from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fowler will be on hand to discuss her art and refreshments will be served. Gary Rounds and Kenny Loggains, with a possible appearance by Tim Crouch, …

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  • Singing set in Sitka

    SITKA — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles east of Poughkeepsie in the Sitka community, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The featured singers will be the Howell Family. A time of fellowship will follow. The event is open to the public. …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area from Friday, March 23 – Sunday, March 25.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 9, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Barnett Bros. are erecting a building in the rear of their store. They realize the building is needed to accommodate people coming to Batesville from the country to trade. …

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  • Students earn honors at Academic Day

    Eleven area high schools and junior high school recently competed in the Lyon College Regional Academic Day on the Lyon College campus. Junior and senior high students from Batesville, Cotter, Highland, Izard County Consolidated, Mammoth Spring, Mountain View, Norfork and Southside were invited to participate …

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  • Honor Rolls – Hillcrest High, Southside Middle

    Hillcrest High STRAWBERRY — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, according to Mike Smith, principal: Seventh: all A’s — Kristina Balentine, Meridith Helms; general — Casey Howard, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 8, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Engine No. 8742 on the White River Division is the engine that pulled a passenger train robbed at Gad’s Hill between Piedmont and St. Louis, Mo., by the James …

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  • Prepare for disaster

    If a tornado or earthquake levels the White River Bridge and your family is on opposite sides of the river — where will you meet? Do you have a plan to reach safety if phone/Internet service is also knocked out and roadways are impassable? This …

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