• School plans festival

    CHARLOTTE — Cord-Charlotte Elementary and preschool will have its annual fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Children’s games and activities will be available for nominal fees including a cake walk and book walk, concessions and a barbecue dinner. Admission is free.

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  • Warrant issued in disappearance of real estate agent

    SCOTT (AP) — A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 33-year-old man in the disappearance of a real estate agent in Scott. Pulaski County sheriff’s office Lt. Carl Minden says Aaron M. Lewis faces a kidnapping charge in the case of Beverly …

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  • One dead, one injured in Fort Smith shooting

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Fort Smith police say they’re searching for a juvenile suspected of fatally shooting another minor and critically injuring a third. Sgt. Don Cobbs said the shooting occurred Saturday night following an argument. He says one of the victims went into the …

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  • Body found along I-40 identified

    PALESTINE (AP) — The body of a woman found alongside Interstate 40 near Palestine has been identified as 35-year-old Amy Darlene Bandy. The woman was identified Saturday in a news release from the Arkansas State Police. A commercial truck driver notified state police officials early …

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  • Texarkana man gets 11 years in teen sex case

    TEXARKANA (AP) — A Texarkana man who offered to pay teen boys with marijuana and cash in exchange for sex has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison. Demonta Eskew, 22, was sentenced last week to 11 years and three months. Eskew …

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  • Motorcycle crash claims life of Missouri woman

    JASPER (AP) — Arkansas State Police say a Missouri woman has been killed in a motorcycle accident near Jasper. A police report released Sunday says 54-year-old Tanya Marie Humphrey of Jefferson City died in the accident on Saturday. The report says Humphrey was a passenger …

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  • C-Ridge calls special meeting

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room to discuss personnel.

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  • College enrollment down 1 percent in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A sharp drop in students at two-year colleges led to a one percent decline in overall total enrollment at Arkansas colleges and universities for the fall semester of 2014, according to preliminary figures released by the Arkansas Department for Higher Education. …

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  • Roller-Crouch honored

    Roller-Crouch Funeral Home has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association with the 2014 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only 151 firms from around the world received this recognition, placing Roller-Crouch Funeral Home among an elite group of funeral service providers. Pursuit of Excellence Award …

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  • WRMC named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

    With Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, it was a great time for White River Medical Center to receive the news that it has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. WRMC is one of four facilities in …

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  • Ozarka College offers free GED practice through Friday

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College has received information concerning a free option for students to take the GED READY practice GED test. The free version will only be available for a limited time. Currently, students must score a 9.0 on the Test of Adult Basic Education …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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