• Hutchinson to pay for homestead tax credits

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson says he’ll pay Pulaski County more than $1,700 for improperly claimed homestead tax credits. Hutchinson said he isn’t bowing to Democratic pressure and wants to bring closure to the issue. He says he will pay $350 …

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  • Superior Industries to shutter

    ROGERS (AP) — A company that makes aluminum wheels for cars and other vehicles says it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Rogers, eliminating 500 jobs. Superior Industries International Inc. announced today that it expects to cease operations at the Rogers plant by the …

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  • Kickstarter used to fund solar panels

    ASH FLAT — Crowd-funding enables people to raise money for ideas and Frank Rasmussen of Ash Flat hopes this method will fund his Kickstarter.com project titled “Cheap, Affordable and Easy to Install Solar System.” A former Navy SEAL and Apple computer employee, Rasmussen has designed …

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  • Church to show movie

    CONCORD — The movie “God’s Not Dead” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Admission is free. Free popcorn and soda will be available. Those attending should bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 20, 1995.

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  • Autism/Asperger’s group to meet

    The Autism/Asperger’s Activity Group will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Network of Community Options, located at 710 S. Saint Louis St. in Batesville. The event is for ages 18 to 30. The arts and crafts project will be creating terra-cotta flower pot …

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  • Beef competition seeks entrants

    FORT SMITH — Entries are being sought for the 2015 Arkansas Beef Ambassador Competition, which will be held Aug. 9 at the Fort Smith Convention Center in Fort Smith. Deadline for entries is Monday. Any Arkansas youth between the ages of 9 and 20 is …

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  • Powhatan Historic State Park to host regional archives symposium

    POWHATAN — The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives symposium will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Male and Female Academy at Powhatan Historic State Park. The theme is “Boom or Bust: Commerce and Development in Northeast Arkansas.” Featured presenters will be …

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  • Ask A Master Gardener: Spider lily, red tip photinia, growing figs

    What is a spider lily? Have you noticed in August a flower that appears to pop out of the ground and stand totally alone in the grass or flower bed? You are probably looking at a spider lily. The botanical name for the spider lily …

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  • Sharp Co. horse show winners announced

    ASH FLAT — Shaina Manning won senior showmanship at the Sharp County Fair horse show, held July 22. Dalaney Harris won junior showmanship and Peyton Landreth, pee wee showmanship. Other winners were as follows: • Pony class — Hayden Hyslip, first; Maddie Ross, second; Robey Landreth, …

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  • ExxonMobil restarts pipeline

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — ExxonMobil has restarted its Pegasus pipeline more than a year after a crude oil spill in Mayflower forced it to close. Southern portions of the pipeline in Texas were restarted on July 9. The section includes a 205-mile segment between Corsicana …

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  • Attorneys say polling OK

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Attorneys say Fort Smith city officials didn’t violate the state’s Freedom of Information Act by individually polling board members. Resident Jack Swink filed a lawsuit earlier this month against City Clerk Sherri Gard and four city board members. The lawsuit accuses …

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