• Midland receives $2K grant

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School District has received a $2,000 grant from Southwestern Energy as part of its annual school grants initiative. Twenty-four school districts in the Fayetteville Shale received a total of $48,000 in grants through the program, according to a news release. …

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  • Garcia seeking office

    Abe Garcia     Abe Garcia has announced his intention to run for the Ward 3, Position 1 seat on the Batesville City Council in the Nov. 6 general election.           Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political …

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  • Honor Roll – Mount Pleasant

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at the Mount Pleasant campus of Melbourne School District, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Ashtyn Kimble, Dayton Korkis, Keylee Lyons, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 17, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO The Rev. T.W. King, former pastor of the Baptist Church in Mountain View, has come to Batesville Baptist Church. The congregation gave him an old-fashioned “pounding” one night recently. …

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  • Durham sisters receive degrees

    April Durham A Hillcrest High School alumnus has received her doctor of medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. April Durham finished in the top quadrant of the graduating class and has chosen to continue her medical studies in the …

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  • ASU-Newport recognizes top students

    NEWPORT — Arkansas State University-Newport has announced the students who were named to the Chancellor’s List and the Vice Chancellor’s List for academic excellence in the spring semester. Students must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours, excluding developmental courses, during the semester and earn …

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  • Frisbee, Clark to wed

    David Clark and Melanie Frisbee Anthony and Debbie Frisbee of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melanie Frisbee, to David Clark, son of Rick and Tracy Clark of Mammoth Spring. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Janis Bales and the …

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  • Lowenne Everly Fulcher

    Josh Fulcher of Charlotte and Mindy Fulcher of Viola have announced the birth of a daughter at Methodist Le Bonheur in Germantown, Tenn., on May 6, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Lowenne Everly Fulcher. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Jordan Campground now open

    JORDAN — The Jordan Campground on Norfork Lake is now open under the management of Jordan Marina. Formerly run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the campground is the gateway to Sand Island and Jordan area beaches. Thirty scuba diving sites are located within …

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  • Workshops set at Powhatan

    POWHATAN — Three domestic workshops are scheduled during the next few weeks at Powhatan Historic State Park in Lawrence County, said Kristyn Watts, park interpreter. A Beginning Crochet Workshop is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday with a registration fee of $10 per participant. Class …

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  • Trips with the grandparents

    Angelia Roberts “In Black and White” Every time I see an old car that looks like one my grandparents drove or see the Mountain Grove, Mo., sign I smile. From an early age I would load up with the grandparents and we would head out …

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  • Director should be fired

    In testimony to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan denied that the April 12 incident in Cartagena, Colombia, indicated deeper cultural or systemic problems with sex and alcohol in his agency. Sullivan said that no security breach resulted from …

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