• Training session offered

    The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will offer a free training session Sept. 8 for anyone interested in nominating a property to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant sites, AHPP director Frances McSwain has announced. The training session will …

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  • Preservation group seeks nominations

    LITTLE ROCK — The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas invites individuals and organizations to submit nominations for the 2012 Arkansas Preservation Awards, which highlight outstanding achievement in historic preservation by honoring projects, programs and exemplary practices that foster historic preservation across the state, according to …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    AN ENTERTAINER prepares to sing and play guitar for a group activity in this undated photo from the days when Sharp Nursing Home was in operation. A reunion for all former Sharp Nursing Home employees, former residents, family members of former residents and the Sidney …

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  • Paul’s Journey to perform in Batesville

    Paul’s Journey, an award-winning group based in Houston will be in concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Fellowship Bible Church (formerly the Landers Theater) located at 332 E. Main St. in downtown Batesville. “Entertaining, uplifting and ministry-minded” are words often used to describe …

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  • Gammill appointed to Ozarka board

    MELBOURNE — Gov. Mike Beebe recently announced the appointment of Tim Gammill of Mountain View to the Ozarka College Board of Trustees. His term will expire July 2019. Gammill is a Mountain View native and president of Gammill Oil Company. He earned a bachelor of …

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  • Area students graduate A-State

    JONESBORO — Approximately 700 graduates received degrees at Arkansas State University’s 2012 summer commencement ceremony Aug. 3, according to a news release. Area graduates and their degrees include: Associate in science, computer and information technology Highland — Kelly A. Scarbrough   Bachelor of arts, history Calico …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 16, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO The people of the Moorefield community hope to have a new depot soon. The present one is very inadequate, especially for the accommodation of young people who miss the …

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  • 57th black powder shoot coming up Sept. 27-30

    BERRYVILLE – One of Arkansas’s longest-running firearms events, the 57th Saunders Memorial Shoot, is scheduled for Sept. 27-30, according to Arkansas Outdoors, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s weekly newsletter. It will take place at Luther Owens Muzzle Loading Range and Park in Berryville. The …

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  • Free replacement cards available

    LITTLE ROCK – Have you lost your hunter’s education or boater’s education card? At the click of a mouse, you can now get a free replacement card from your home computer. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has unveiled a new site for these replacement …

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  • Trout stocking restrictions lifted

    HEBER SPRINGS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recently placed a trout stocking restriction on the Little Red River due to high water temperatures and low water releases. Southwestern Power Administration responded by releasing additional water from Greers Ferry Dam, according to Arkansas Outdoors, …

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  • Walker, Turner win bass event

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner weighed in 12.70 pounds to win the Cave City Bass Club’s most recent tournament, held on Greers Ferry Lake, said tournament director Ron Watkins. Robert Thorne and Chris Swaim placed second with 6.85 pounds. Walker weighed in …

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  • Permanent waterfowl blinds to be removed from WMAs

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission members have approved a plan to remove permanent hunting blinds on two wildlife management areas before the year’s waterfowl season begins. Commissioners unanimously approved the plan for the Big Lake and St. Francis Sunken Lands areas …

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