• Suze Orman’s financial show to air on AETN

    CONWAY — “Suze Orman’s Financial Solutions for You” will air at 9 a.m. Saturday on the Arkansas Educational Television Network. Orman focuses on helping individuals find financial solutions that fit their situations. Her advice is based not only on numbers but it is also grounded …

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  • Entries being accepted for PBS Kids’ writers contest

    CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network is accepting entries for the PBS KIDS Writers Contest now through April 4. The contest is a national initiative designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning, according to a news release. The …

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  • ‘The Fantasticks’ to be performed at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — “The Fantasticks” will be performed at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Arkansas State University at Mountain Home. This musical is the world’s longest-running production of any kind. It is a tale of young lovers who become disillusioned only to discover a more mature, …

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  • Volunteers seeking members

    BULL SHOALS — The Bull Shoals-White River State Park Volunteer Group is seeking new members. Anyone interested in sharing with others their love of the Ozarks’ history, culture and natural resources is welcome. Volunteer opportunities include lake cruise captains, first mates, powerhouse tour guides and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 22, 1994.

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  • Lawmakers weigh limits on Medicaid sign-up

    LITTLE ROCK — A proposal to limit the time when low-income Arkansans can sign up for coverage under the state’s compromise Medicaid expansion may be key to breaking a legislative deadlock over the future of the nationally-watched program, lawmakers said Thursday. Some opponents of Arkansas’ …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Ozark Queen, a steamboat built at Batesville by Capt. Charles B. Woodbury, carries an excursion party up White River. The boat ran during boating seasons from Newport and Batesville to Buffalo City and McBee’s Landing near Cotter with trips to Lead Hill and above, …

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  • Local Guardsman reaches out to Pryor to change status - Reservists, Guardsmen may not be considered veterans under law

    Vincent Provenzano of Batesville has served more than 20 years in the Air National Guard, yet he is not considered a veteran. Despite his serving in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, when he attends a patriotic event and all veterans …

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  • Man charged in shooting, theft

    A 61-year-old Floral man is being charged with shooting a man on Jamestown Loop. Officer Michael Moody with the Independence County Sheriff’s Department said he was called to 2990 Jamestown Loop Monday night about a man who had been shot. Moody said he arrived to …

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  • Man follows little green arrows to wrong house

    A man who said he followed the little green arrows to a house scared the homeowner’s daughter nearly to death when she walked in and found him sitting at the dining room table. Officer Michael Moody said when he arrived at 460 McHue Road he …

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  • Mother who didn’t take child to doctor arrested

    A mother who said she didn’t want to waste time taking her child to the doctor got to spend some time in jail and faces misdemeanor charges of communicating a false alarm, resisting arrest and criminal trespass. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Ben Keener said he …

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  • Video voyeurism reported

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of video voyeurism, according to a news release. The incident took place at a party involving numerous local teenagers and one male juvenile who was placed in detention is being charged, the release states. The department …

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