• One dies, one injured in crash

    NEWPORT —A Smithville man was killed and the driver of a second vehicle, Melissa Hudson, 33, of Lynn was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday on Arkansas State Highway 25 south of Eaton in Lawrence County, said Arkansas State Police Cpl. Phillip Roark. Hudson …

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  • Museum visitors can play ‘I Spy…’

    A new “I Spy…” game is now available to children visiting the Old Independence Regional Museum, according to museum staff and volunteers. The first 100 students in grades K-12 who win the game will receive a commemorative Old Independence Regional Museum iron-on patch.  The program …

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  • Bunco Blitz benefits Kids’ College

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold its annual Bunco Blitz at 6 p.m. June 24 at Natalie’s Restaurant located at 3050 Harrison St. The cost to play is $25 and the night will include food, prizes and silent auction. This year’s …

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  • Concord schedules ‘Fun Day’

    Concord Fun Day will be held Saturday at the city park, according to a news release. A parade will begin at 10:30 with activities held throughout the day including door prizes, a giant water slide, pie auction and music by the Gaylon Sandefur Band. All …

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  • Calico Rock Museum hosts day camp

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum hosted its first summer day camp June 19. Attending the educational program were 25 students. The students learned about “Life as an Artist” and participated in a number of artistic activities. Students crafted handmade marbles, made their own …

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  • Moore Bales reunion set

    RIDGEDALE, Mo. — The 30th Moore-Bales reunion will be Saturday at the Oakmont Community Recreation Center, located at 2308 Highway 86 West at Ridgedale, Missouri, south of Branson, Missouri. A potluck will be served at 12:30 p.m. New cookbooks marking the 30th year will be …

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  • Education co-op plans meeting for Independence, Izard, Sharp

    HARRISON — The Northcentral Arkansas Education Service Cooperative, which serves Independence, Izard and Sharp counties, among others will hold a board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Seville Conference Room at Harrison. The agenda includes reports by the board president and directors as well …

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  • Student earns ROTC honor

    FAYETTEVILLE — Stuart Allgood of Batesville, a fourth-year cadet in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps “Razorback Brigade” at the University of Arkansas, was recently honored during the brigade’s annual awards ceremony. Allgood received the American Legion Military Excellence Gold award, given to the cadet …

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  • Ozarka College announces honors lists

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College recently announced that 71 students have been named to the President’s List and 66 students have been named to the Provost’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 13, 1995.

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  • Student earns honors

    ATLANTA — Scott Glover of Batesville has earned the distinction of faculty honors for spring 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology, according to a news release. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.

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  • Arkansas Tech announces spring list

    RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University has announced its Dean’s List for undergraduate students on the main campus in Russellville for the spring 2014 semester. A student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher and complete at least 12 semester hours to be named …

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