• 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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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was June 15. The following tips for preventing the disturbing trend of elder financial abuse have been offered by the Independent Community Bankers of America, the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation and Merchants and Planters Bank: • Secure all your …

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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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  • Meinzer named to honor roll

    MCKENZIE, Tenn. — Natalie Meinzer of Batesville has been named to the honor roll at Bethel University for spring 2014, according to a news release. To qualify for the honor roll, a traditional student must have an average of 3.70 or above on twelve or …

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  • Student nets degree 

    VALDOSTA, Ga. — Justin Matthew Lillard of Searcy recently graduated from Valdosta State University in Georgia with a master of library and information science, according to a news release The Searcy resident is one of more than 1,200 students recognized for meeting the qualifications for …

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  • Student graduates Mississippi State

    Grace Gatlin of Batesville recently graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University, according to a news release. The daughter of Bill and Denise Gatlin, she was a member of the Shackouls Honor College for four years …

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  • Scholarship awarded

    ASH FLAT — FNBC has announced the recipient of its $1,000, renewable, four-semester Ozarka College scholarship, according to a news release. While Jordin Machalicek is a 2014 graduate of Highland High School, she is a seasoned Ozarka College student. “After having been an excellent concurrent …

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