• Christmas event planned

    Main Street Batesville is having an Old-Fashioned Christmas from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday inside the former Skinner’s Jewelry building at 296 E. Main St. Mike Schmidt will have his toy trains and Santa will be in attendance. Children can come and have their …

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  • Wood family leaves tree-planting legacy

    The Wood family of dealerships is leaving its legacy and marking 75 years of service to northcentral Arkansas by planting trees to beautify the landscape and benefit the environment. The second week of December will be one to remember for the Wood Family and the …

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  • Party slots open at The North End

    Already popular for birthday parties, baby and bridal showers, Batesville’s newest (private) rental space, The North End, is now booking for holiday parties. Billed as “Your Event Place” in Batesville, The North End is located at 3769 N. St. Louis St. in the Pfeiffer community …

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  • Cosmetology scholarship seeking funds

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will open its new cosmetology building and enroll the first class of students in January; however, donations are being sought to establish a cosmetology scholarship fund to help students offset program costs. Funds will be available for …

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  • Safe deposit box insurance offered at FCB

    First Community Bank, headquartered in Batesville, announced today that it will begin offering customers the opportunity to insure property placed in the bank’s safe deposit boxes. Until now, this type of insurance was not available to protect box contents against catastrophes. This optional coverage does …

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  • Entergy Arkansas warns of phone scam

    Scam artists targeting utility customers across the nation don’t take a holiday. In fact, they appear to be ramping up their efforts to squeeze both residential and commercial customers with empty but convincing threats to disconnect their service during the holiday season, according to a …

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  • Bailey’s  to hold children’s Christmas party

    MELBOURNE — Bailey’s Country Cookin’ will have a Christmas party for children from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at 811 Main St. in Melbourne. The restaurant’s own Queen Elsa, Princess Anna and Olaf from Disney’s “Frozen” along with Spiderman, Santa and a couple of elves …

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  • Blanchard announces holiday schedule

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Blanchard Springs Caverns has announced its holiday schedule. Tours through the Dripstone level of the caverns will run as usual on Dec. 24 with set tour times at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Other tours may be added as …

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  • Brownsville Church sets candlelighting service

    GREERS FERRY — Brownsville Baptist Church will hold a Christmas candlelighting service at 6 p.m. Sunday. The event is open to the public. The church is located at the corner of Highway 92 and Brownsville Road in Greers Ferry.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 10, 2003.

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  • Club News

    Colonial Dames XVII Century and Daughters of the American Colonists The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century and the Cherokee Village Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists held the October meeting at the Citizens Bank Airport Branch Community Room. The Marquette and Joliet …

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  • Districts net digital grant funds

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School District is going digital. The Arkansas Public School Resource Center at Little Rock recently announced the recipients of its eResources Digital Learning Grant in which 30 districts were chosen to receive funds to provide digital coursework to students, according to …

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