• Planning meeting rescheduled

    The Batesville Planning Commission meeting has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at city hall. The commission will hold a public hearing to consider amending the comprehensive land use map for property located at 200 General St. and consider rezoning the property from industrial to …

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  • Addendum

    The Sharp County Clerk’s Office has finalized its list of candidates running for office in the May 20 primary. The deadline to file was noon Monday. Running for Justice of the Peace District 7 is incumbent Bart Schulz, an independent. He faces Deloy Moody, also …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 29, 1994.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    In 1959, the western “Last Train From Gun Hill” starring Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn shows at the Melba Theater and appears to have been popular. A boy dressed mostly in black near the sign in front appears to be trying to make others believe …

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  • Museum honored

    The Arkansas Museums Association has announced that the Calico Rock Museum is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Educational Program. The award will honor the Transportation Educational program that was developed by Kristi Thompson, fourth-grade social studies/literacy teacher at Calico Rock Elementary School, and presented …

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  • Rings Chapel to host revival

    CAVE CITY — Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City, will have a Bible Conference Revival Sunday through March 14. Meeting times, speakers and subjects include: 6 p.m. Sunday, “The Rapture,” John Deaton of Calvary Baptist Church in Evening …

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  • Ozarka to host ‘Hispanic/Latin American Voices’

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College at Melbourne will host “The American Voices Series, Hispanic/Latin American Voices” from 10:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday  in the John E. Miller Education Complex Lecture Hall. “One of the goals of the American Voices Series is for Ozarka students and …

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  • Library announces artist of the month

    ASH FLAT — Ash Flat Library has announced that its March artist of the month is Dewana McIntosh. McIntosh is a native of Sharp County. She holds a bachelor of fine arts in art education with an emphasis area of printmaking. As a professional artist, …

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  • AETN studios host reunion for Phyllis Speer, John Philpot

    CONWAY — Phyllis Speer and John Philpot, co-hosts of “Arkansas Outdoors” and “Cooking on the Wild Side,” will make a special in-studio appearance at the Arkansas Educational Television Network for “Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The …

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  • New art gallery grand opening set for Tuesday

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The grand opening reception for the new art gallery located on the second floor of the Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The opening exhibit will include …

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  • Election commission to draw for ballot positions

    The Independence County Election Commission will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday for a ballot draw for the 2014 May primary election. The draw for candidate positions will be conducted at Election Central offices in the basement of the county courthouse. Those attending are asked to …

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  • Shoffner painted as cranky, demanding

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Federal prosecutors drew testimony Thursday from current and former Arkansas treasurer’s office employees about how the state missed profit opportunities by selling bonds early and angry outbursts by former Treasurer Martha Shoffner, who is accused of illegally accepting $36,000 from a …

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