• Concord eyes calendar

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the high school media center where an update on the district’s academic calendar and days missed due to winter weather will be given. Concord missed 17 days due to snow and ice and …

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  • C-Ridge board to open bids

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the central office board room. Agenda items include the opening of bids for two buses and agri equipment. Personnel and financial reports also will be discussed. Meetings are open to the …

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  • HRA looks at merger with Alternative Opportunities Inc.

    Money woes could soon be over for Health Resources of Arkansas. And so will the worry over keeping mental health programs and jobs afloat if it proceeds with a merger with Alternative Opportunities Inc. AO Chief Administrator Bontiea Goss and Marilyn Noble spoke to the …

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  • Pfeiffer eyes water line project

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building. The agenda includes the water line relocation on Highway 167 North, an engineering report and Batesville Water Utilities management report on customer adjustments as well as water …

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  • Volunteer weather observers sought

    The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network needs volunteer weather observers of all ages to measure precipitation in their own back yards to help scientists study storms. “The only requirements are an enthusiasm for watching and reporting weather conditions and a desire to learn …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 6, 1994.

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  • AG issues consumer alert

    LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has issued a consumer alert to inform Arkansas consumers about the Funeral Rule. The law, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, ensures that funeral providers give consumers clear, itemized price lists for the products and services that they …

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  • ‘Women Can!’ leadership conference to be held

    LITTLE ROCK — A conference titled “Women Can! Empowering the Professional Woman” will be held Tuesday at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Professional women from around the state are welcome to come together to discuss leadership strategies, career empowerment, professional development and networking. The …

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  • Club News

    Daughters of 1812 PINE BLUFF — In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, the Arkansas Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 recently held a memorial service and marked the graves of Nathan Jenkins and Drew White, both veterans of …

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  • A-State to present concert in preparation for tour of Spain

    JONESBORO — As part of final preparation for their performance tour in Spain, the Arkansas State University Community Choir will be joined by members of the Concert Choir for a concert of Spanish and American at 7:30 tonight in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall. Local participants …

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  • Imaginations Events giving away $10,000 dream wedding

    Talk about living up to its name. Imaginations Events is giving away the event of a lifetime, where imaginations will soar when one lucky couple gets to plan their dream wedding, up to $10,000. A group of downtown Batesville businesses announced the $10,000 wedding giveaway …

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  • No signs found of missing local man

    There have been no signs of a Batesville man who has been reported missing. Olinger is a white male, 65, and has not been seen since 5 p.m. Monday. An aerial search was conducted Thursday afternoon around Olinger’s neighborhood in the Meadow Heights area, but …

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