• School board filing period open

    Those wanting to run in this year’s annual school board elections in September have until July 8 to file at their respective county clerk’s office. The filing period opened Tuesday and ends at noon on July 8. (County offices will be closed Friday for the …

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  • Books profits benefit Wounded Warrior Project

    What are “Cookbooks for Guys?” “These are good-tasting recipes that men can make fast because we’re lazy and we’re hungry,” author Tim Murphy said. With 14 titles in the series and more coming, Murphy has struck upon a concept that has become a cottage industry. …

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  • 60 attend career fair at Ozarka in Ash Flat

    ASH FLAT — Ozarka College at Ash Flat hosted its second annual nursing career fair on June 25 for Ozarka College licensed practical nursing students. Approximately 60 students attended, representing Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring, Melbourne, and Mountain View nursing programs.  Students learned good resume tips …

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  • Lawmakers OK insurance, lotto, prisons bills

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval early today to bills addressing teacher health insurance premiums, prison overcrowding and new limits on the lottery, wrapping up a special legislative session that left unresolved until next year the long-term questions surrounding the three issues. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 24, 1995.

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  • Ozark Folk Center offers second Youth Day Camp

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ozark Folk Center State Park will hold its second Youth Day Camp July 7 through 11 for children ages 8 through 12. The cost of the camp is $60 per child. Scholarships are available. “This camp is about passing along traditions both …

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  • Honor Roll – Concord Elementary

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Concord Elementary School, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Laney Brackett, Lexy Cannon, John David Hendricks, Breanna Jones, Coda Caughron, Natalia …

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  • Subscription offered to newlyweds

    The Batesville Daily Guard is offering a month of free home delivery of the newspaper within our circulation area to newlyweds. To start delivery, drop by the Guard office at 258 W. Main St. in Batesville or call (870) 793-2383 or toll free  (800) 559-2383.

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  • Family reunions announced

    Rounds family The Rounds Reunion will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the home of Johnny Rounds, located at 20 Oak Bluff Road in Batesville. A potluck will be served. The event is open to all family and friends. For more information call (870) 793-7916. …

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  • Oscar-nominated writer-director Paul Mazursky dies at age 84

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” and “An Unmarried Woman,” has died. He was 84. The filmmaker died of pulmonary cardiac arrest …

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  • Davis to mark 85th birthday

    BETHESDA — Wanda Ford Davis will celebrate her 85th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Campground Methodist Church in Bethesda. Davis was born July 11, 1929, in Batesville. She worked for many years and retired from Harvest Foods. She lives …

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  • New business offers drug, infidelity, DNA testing — and more

    SOUTHSIDE — Cheating on your spouse just got a whole lot harder: The ol’ lipstick on the collar can now be DNA tested locally. OnDemand Testing Solutions, LLC, a mobile testing company, recently opened an office at 1697 Batesville Blvd. (across from Harps Foods). The …

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