• Cord-Charlotte teacher fired

    CHARLOTTE — A Cord-Charlotte Elementary teacher will no longer be teaching second or any other grade at the Cedar Ridge School District after the Cedar Ridge School Board voted to terminate her contract Friday night. Ellen Harmon was hired by the district in 2005 but …

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  • Freedom Warriors meeting set for tonight in Searcy

    SEARCY — The Freedom Warriors Riding Association of Arkansas Inc. will have its monthly meeting at 7:30 tonight at the Lightle Center, located at 2200 E. Moore St. in Searcy. The meeting is open to members, guests and anyone interested in joining the association. The …

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  • Concord Schools ready to begin new year

    CONCORD — Concord School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Superintendent is Dr. Michael Davidson. Administrative assistant is Cynthia Cornelison. District treasurer is Perralee Simpson. District test/Arkansas Consolidated School Improvement Plan coordinator is Patsy Henderson. School board officers are Chris Roark, president; Rose Sparks, vice …

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  • Sponsors sought for Newspapers In Education

    Signup nears for the Batesville Daily Guard’s Newspapers In Education program and area public school and home-school teachers are encouraged to participate in the free program, said Christine Brown, Guard circulation manager. Newspaper delivery starts Sept. 15. NIE is an international educational effort that helps …

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  • Three ribbon cuttings announced by chamber

    The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will host three ribbon cutting ceremonies this week for local businesses. White River Services and Solutions, a technology solution provider located at 905 20th St., will hold a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Later that afternoon at 4 …

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  • Oil Trough job to be discussed

    OIL TROUGH — The Oil Trough City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall to discuss replacing John Long, who resigned last month as the town’s street and water supervisor, said Recorder-treasurer Amy Goyne. “We’re hoping we have people to interview,” she …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 3, 1995.

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  • Prescribed fire workshop offered

    JONESBORO — A prescribed fire workshop for landowners will be presented by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Arkansas Forestry Association from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26 at Forrest L. Woods Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center, located at 600 E. Lawson Road in Jonesboro. Topics …

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  • Pageant seeks candidates

    BLYTHEVILLE — Miss Northeast Arkansas and Miss River Delta pageants, both preliminaries to the Miss Arkansas and Miss America pageants, are now seeking qualified candidates to participate in the pageants. The counties included for these competitions are Mississippi, Crittenden, Poinsett, Greene, Clay, Cross, Independence, Randolph, …

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  • UAW retirees to meet

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould.

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  • Robin Williams ‘made us laugh, made us cry’

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or harness it into richly nuanced work like his Oscar-winning turn in “Good Will Hunting,” died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was …

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  • Batesville to resume classes

    Batesville School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Lunch will be served. Superintendent is Gary Anderson. Deputy superintendent is Harvey Howard. School board members are Dr. Paul Hance, president; Jennifer Emery, vice president; Scott Fredricks, secretary; and Danielle Brown, George Latus, Heather Fulbright and Kathy …

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