• Course start date changed

    The six-night course aimed to help existing businesses was slated to begin on Thursday. The date has been moved one week and will instead begin April 5, according to Herb Lawrence, center director at Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. For more information contact …

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  • Sweet Harmony set to perform

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Arvest Concert Series at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will present the group Sweet Harmony in a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in the McClure Convention Center, located on the first floor of the Vada Sheid Community Development Center …

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  • Records to be destroyed

    STRAWBERRY — Students who received services in special education while attending Hillcrest High School during the 2007 school year can pick up their records containing confidential information between 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on weekdays at the high school. This applies to students who have graduated, moved …

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  • Cemetery cleanup re-scheduled

    CORD — The date for the cleanup of Hopewell Cemetery in Cord has been changed due to a funeral being held at the cemetery Wednesday. The cleanup will be at 8 a.m. April 4.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 14, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO A.C. Wilkerson, who for the past two years has been editor of the Guard, has removed to Kennett, Mo., where he has accepted a responsible position in the newspaper …

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  • ‘The Amazing Adventures of My Dog Sheppy’ returns to the screen

    The Ozark Foothills FilmFest will screen “The Amazing Adventures of My Dog Sheppy”, its first public screening in more than 50 years, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the historic Landers Theater, located at 332 East Main St. in Batesville. In 1958, author and Broadway producer …

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  • Cemetery cleanup is Tuesday

    CORD — Cleanup for Hopewell Cemetery in Cord will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday. In case of rain, the cleanup will be April 4.

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  • Love, respect to be hosted by First Assembly of God

    A Love and Respect Conference will be hosted by Batesville First Assembly of God in the Family Life Center Friday and Saturday. The center is located at the corner of 20th and Lyon streets. Child care, two meals and the conference workbook are included in …

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  • D.A.R.E. to graduate 125

    West Magnet and Central Magnet elementary schools will graduate 125 students from the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program March 27. Central, 650 Vine St., Batesville, will host its ceremony at 10 a.m. and West, 850 Hill St., will have its at 1 p.m. Army …

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  • Ozark Foothills Filmfest begins Wednesday

    The 11th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest will begin at noon Wednesday at Old Independence Regional Museum with an Indie Film Showcase. Four short films by young filmmakers from around the country will make their Arkansas premieres: The first film, “This is Entity One,” was directed …

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  • Head Start taking apps

    The Northcentral Arkansas Development Council Inc. is taking applications for Head Start/ABC programs for all children, including those with disabilities who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 1. Head Start is a free preschool child development program that prepares children for kindergarten …

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  • Stroke victim makes comeback

    Stroke is the No. 1 cause of disability in the nation and the fourth leading cause of death. However, White River Medical Center and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences work together every day to prevent patients experiencing a stroke, like Batesville native Charles …

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