• Museum to host Fall Family Day

    Old Independence Regional Museum will celebrate the fall season with the eighth annual Fall Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s program is “Wheels” themed and will feature a variety of vehicles …

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  • Telephone scam noted

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery is warning of a telephone scam that targets customers of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative. Montgomery said Monday that a caller from the 915 area code is contacting NAEC customers and telling them their account is past …

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  • Discovering more historical resources

    David Stricklin will be guest speaker during a 2 p.m. program Sunday at Old Independence Regional Museum that showcases a number of historical documents, photographs and other resources that can be found at the Butler Center in Little Rock, said Twyla Wright, curator. The program, …

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  • Chili fundraiser being held to benefit Ethel O. Miller center

    The annual Ethel O. Miller Historical Preservation Association chili fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Fellowship Hall, located at the corner of Ninth and Oak streets in Batesville. The meal includes a 16-ounce bowl of chili, …

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  • Bowling alley celebrates Ozarka’s 40th year

    HORSESHOE BEND — Horseshoe Lanes in Horseshoe Bend has partnered with Ozarka College to again host a family fun day for all employees and their guests. Full- and part-time Ozarka employees will have the opportunity to bowl unlimited games free of charge from 11 a.m. …

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  • ‘In the Dark’ exhibit on display

    LITTLE ROCK — A new exhibit at the Museum of Discovery explores what lives “In the Dark.” The museum will reveal what thrives in caves, beneath the soil, under the sea, in the shadows of night and within other dark environments in the special exhibition …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 5, 1995.

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  • Horseshoe man awarded

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home has named a Horseshoe Bend resident as its first recipient of the Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers scholarship, according to a news release. The $500 scholarship is designed to recognize and assist a …

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  • MV student is UALR Donaghey Scholar

    LITTLE ROCK — Emily Phillips, a graduate of Mountain View High School, has been selected as a Donaghey Scholar at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the 2014-15 academic year. She is the daughter of Joel and Christi Phillips of Mountain View. Phillips …

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  • BHS student named scholar

    The National Society of High School Scholars has named a Batesville High School student to its list of honorees who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment, according to a news release. Katherine Sanders of Cave City  was recognized for her academic achievement. As …

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  • Scholarship awarded

    STRAWBERRY — Kelsey Richey of Strawberry has received a $500 scholarship from the Arkansas Rural Water Association, which was recently awarded at the ARWA Conference in Hot Springs. Richey attends Arkansas State University at Newport and is the daughter of Randy and Renee Richey. The …

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  • Baby sitter in child death case returned to Texas

    ORANGE, Texas (AP) — A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been returned to Texas for violating probation. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says Melissa Ringhardt was being held without bond Monday. …

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