• White River Baptist to hold 75th anniversary celebration

    OIL TROUGH — White River Baptist Church, located on Rose Lane in Oil Trough, will celebrate its 75th anniversary on Oct. 19. The schedule is: 10 a.m., Sunday school; 10:45, worship; noon, potluck; afternoon, singing, fellowship and sharing of memories. The event is open to …

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  • ‘Wolf Walk’ to be held at Newark Elementary

    NEWARK — Newark Elementary will hold its annual “Wolf Walk” fundraiser beginning at 8:05 a.m. Oct. 20-31 at the school with proceeds going to help those who suffer from dyslexia. Teacher Cindy Paarman will kick off the event by speaking at 7:45 a.m. After teachers …

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  • Musicians, singers to gather

    Amateur and part-time musicians and singers will gather at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Folk, country, gospel and other types of music will be performed. Listeners …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 10, 1995.

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  • Fiber to Fashion set for Saturday at folk center

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Fiber to Fashion will be held Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The Spinning and Weaving Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. demonstrating yard being spun and cloth woven. In the Clothier Shop, …

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  • Regional winners named

    LITTLE ROCK — Three regional winners have been named in the Arkansas State Fair Junior Queen competition Wednesday in Little Rock. Juliana Fletcher, 15, of Widener, Kaylee Guthrie, 15, of Melbourne and Summer Thorn, 16, of Batesville were named finalists. Fletcher is a sophomore at …

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  • ‘Fought in Earnest’ chronicles historical events

    MOUNTAIN HOME — A free traveling exhibit, “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” which chronicles major historical events in Arkansas between 1861 and 1865, will be displayed in Gaston Lobby of Roller Hall at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home from 8 a.m. to 5 …

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  • Police: Body found near river could be actress

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn said Thursday that they believe they have found the body of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” “Frozen River” and “Django Unchained.” A woman’s body was found in a …

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  • Clinton National Airport eyes baggage fix

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The largest airport in Arkansas wants to spend nearly $300,000 to help prevent planes from taking off without their passengers’ suitcases. Officials with the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field say a design flaw in its baggage-handling system is to …

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  • Judge wants new look at Buffalo River hog farm

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A federal judge wants regulators to take another look at the potential impact of a hog farm near the Buffalo National River in northern Arkansas. Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. said Thursday a previous assessment was too brief. That review helped …

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  • Agri official retiring

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Agriculture Department has announced the retirement of Secretary of Agriculture Butch Calhoun. Calhoun’s retirement becomes effective Dec. 31. In a letter to Gov. Mike Beebe, Calhoun says that it has been “an honor and privilege” to serve in the …

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  • Board sets annual report

    CUSHMAN — The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at its White River Academy campus at Cushman. Agenda items include the district’s annual report to the public, recognitions, a transportation report and bid approval for a fire alarm system at the Sulphur …

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