• Council to consider ‘streetscape’

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall where on the agenda will be a request from Bob Carius with Main Street Batesville who will ask approval for a test of a newly designed “streetscape” for Main Street. Other agenda …

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  • Groundbreaking for new car dealership

    The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that a groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on April 8 for the new Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership located at 1674 Batesville Blvd. The public is invited to attend.

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  • CC board to discuss waiver

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the Cave City High School library to discuss the state school board’s decision regarding a waiver request for some days missed due to ice, snow and slick roads, according to an …

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  • Hillcrest plans mock accident

    STRAWBERRY — Hillcrest High School will conduct a mock accident beginning at noon Friday, the week before prom, which is April 4. Emergency personnel will be involved in conducting the drill as a way to warn teenagers about the dangers of drinking and driving, texting …

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  • New street survey tops agenda

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the city hall to discuss a new street survey, consider condemning a property at 103 Blackstone Drive and hear monthly departmental reports, according to an agenda for the …

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  • Ozarka-MV reaches milestone

    MELBOURNE — The Stone County Community Resource Council has donated another $10,000 to Ozarka College. The contribution has been earmarked for a scholarship according to a news release. “Our friends at the Stone County Community Resource Center are amazing in their commitment to our students …

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  • Cemetery cleanup set

    The city of Batesville Cemetery Department will be doing a cemetery wide cleanup at Oaklawn Cemetery April 7-12. “All flowers and decorations of value or importance need to be removed from the graves before the cleanup begins,” according to a news release. “Items that are …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 13, 1994.

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  • Harris Hospital seeking MASH applicants

    NEWPORT — Harris Hospital is now accepting applications for the Medical Applications of Science for Health camp 2014. MASH is a program that allows high school sophomores and juniors an opportunity to be involved in a summer enrichment program designed to inform students about health …

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  • Club News

    Daughters of 1812 The Baseline-Meridian Chapter of the United States Daughters of 1812 was awarded first place for its membership growth last year during the 100th State Council in Pine Bluff. The chapter had a 67 percent growth in 2013. Since the Bicentennial of the …

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  • Miller explains the reason happiness matters

    Although some would have you think otherwise, the uniquely human pursuit of happiness is not merely some frivolous idle-time activity for the fortunate few. Far from it. Instead, it is a serious pursuit — a duty and responsibility for each of us. As the progress …

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  • Student accepted to governor’s school

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School student Jacob Wyatt has been accepted into the Arkansas Governor’s School, according to a news release from the Arkansas Department of Education. The Arkansas Governor’s School received more than 600 applications from 109 schools, representing 46 counties. Only 400 …

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