• Vegetarian cooking classes set

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 30 Gap Road in Batesville, will present its monthly cooking seminar at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The major topic will be homemade bread making. A basic recipe will be demonstrated along with two slight variations that will yield two loaves …

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  • Radio Club to meet

    Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing can be arranged for …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 14, 1994. 80 YEARS AGO The Arkansas College Panthers scored in every quarter to defeat Monticello A and M College at Monticello Friday by a score of 38-0. The Batesville Pioneers defeated Conway High …

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  • Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Air Force Reserve Maj. Shannon M. McLoughlin has arrived for duty as the Director of Operations for the 610th Command and Control Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. McLoughlin will be on active duty orders for the next three years …

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  • Arkansas linemen give aid

    LITTLE ROCK — Fifteen Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near Huehuetenango, resulting in approximately 320 villagers receiving electricity for their homes. After a year of planning, the men arrived in Guatemala on March 26 and …

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  • Janet’s Notebook

    It’s Fiesta Time! I love to throw a party. Family in town, the holidays, it’s staying light later … you name it, I’ve probably created a reason to have a party for it. Next up, Cinco de Mayo! I am a huge fan of Mexican …

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  • Doctor loved job, being ‘Pappaw’

    David Taylor didn’t need the advice from his father about how to be a doctor. He watched and learned. Dr. Charles Taylor worked during a time when “doctors really did make house calls,” his son said. David, his only child who joined him on some …

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  • Caper divides town

    CALICO ROCK — Initially, Kerrigan Cook’s graduation speech was going to be about how much she loves her community along with praise for her alma mater. But unless something changes, Kerrigan won’t be speaking at her Calico Rock High School graduation. The 17-year-old honor student, …

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  • Incident at business leads to arrest

    MELBOURNE — A Melbourne man was arrested last week following an incident at a Melbourne business, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Ronnie Hayden Womack, 52, was arrested April 14 and charged with public intoxication-drugs and disorderly conduct as well as …

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  • Sharp County Quorum Court gets good news

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court got some good news during its April meeting, held last week. County Judge Larry Brown reported that a 2013 Caterpillar road grader with only 197 hours on it was purchased for $180,000. “This grader was paid for …

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  • Akridge to be guest speaker

    ASH FLAT — Scott Akridge of Bradford will address the Sharp County Historical Society at its quarterly spring meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Community Room of First National Banking Company in Ash Flat. Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building. …

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  • Cedar Ridge students win gold in SkillsUSA

    HOT SPRINGS — Two Cedar Ridge High School students recently won first place at the 2014 Arkansas SkillsUSA competition in Hot Springs. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and …

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