• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 21, 1994.

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  • ASU Symphonic Winds, Concert Band to perform in Jonesboro

    JONESBORO — The Arkansas State University Symphonic Winds and Concert Band will perform in concert at 7:30 tonight in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall, located at 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. The conductor for Symphonic Winds is Dr. Sarah Labovitz, assistant professor of music. Conductor for …

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  • Four national organizations team up for conservation

    MEMPHIS — Four of the nation’s largest wild bird conservation organizations have joined forces to ensure that wild bird habitat conservation and their shared hunting heritage remain strong for generations to come. Leaders of Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and Quail …

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  • UA recognizes fall graduates

    FAYETTEVILLE — Several local University of Arkansas students have been recognized for their academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester. Area students who graduated from the UofA at the end of the 2013 summer or 2013 fall semester include: Batesville — Christopher Carter, bachelor of …

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  • State spelling bee is Saturday in Conway

    CONWAY — The best spellers in the state will compete in the Arkansas State Spelling Bee with the first round of competition beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. The Arkansas State Spelling Bee …

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  • VFW names student contest winners

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced area winners of its annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contests, according to a news release. The VFW holds the essay contest for junior high students and the speech competition for students in ninth through 12th grades. …

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  • HOF seeks nominees for Senior Arkansans

    Nominees for induction into the Senior Arkansans Hall of Fame are being sought now through April 1 by the Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services. This marks the 21st year of the event, and there are currently 64 seniors in the …

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  • Woman pleads guilty to faking nurse credentials

    LITTLE ROCK — A woman accused of posing as a nurse while working at a Searcy elementary school pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that could land her in prison for more than 20 years, though the government asked the judge to limit her prison …

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  • Two appointed to council

    The Batesville City Council has two new members, but neither are new to serving in city government. The council met Tuesday night and made the appointments. Earlier this month, Paige Hubbard resigned from her Ward 3, Position 2 seat because she and her family were …

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  • Lost child found by wildlife officer Grandparents reportedly test for pot, meth

    MELBOURNE — A little girl who was found wandering alone Sunday morning was later released to her mother and the child’s grandparents were given a citation, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Around 10:30 a.m. Sgt. Gabe Sanders and Deputy Jaden …

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  • Batesville native starts investment advisory firm

    Throughout his three years at Harvard Law, Tice Brown was focused on investing instead of practicing law. Brown founded the Harvard Law School Investment Club and worked at hedge funds in Birmingham, and New York City during his summer breaks. He began work at a …

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  • Man arrested on release from prison

    MELBOURNE — A man who was released from prison last week was arrested in Izard County, Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. Upon Zachary Mayfield’s release from the Arkansas Department of Correction on Friday, Reserve Deputy Jeff Sanders picked him up to answer charges of possession of …

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