• Club News: Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #135

    The Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #135, United Daughters of the Confederacy, held its October meeting at the Citizens Bank Annex. After a brown bag lunch, President Sherri Stagner called the meeting to order and welcomed members. She then led the Ritual and summarized the president …

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  • Chili supper slated

    ZION — Zion Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual chili supper and pie and cake auction at 5 p.m. Saturday at the training center/community building in Zion. Admission is by donation. There will be door prizes and a raffle for a cash prize of …

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  • Spurlins to perform

    Doc and Connie Spurlin and Rusty will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday at Sharp United Methodist Church, located on Gainesboro Road in Batesville. A Thanksgiving potluck will follow. Admission is free and donations will be accepted. All proceeds will benefit Friendship Outreach Inc. and Women’s …

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  • Lyon to host free concert

    Lyon College will host a free concert with Lauren Gray at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Becknell Gymnasium on campus. Concessions will be available. Admission is free. Gray, who is from Hardy, was a top 40 contestant on “American Idol.” Gray comes from a family of …

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  • Two book signings set

    BLACK ROCK — Children’s book author Janice Stump Clark has two upcoming book signings planned for her latest book, “Enough Salt and Pepper: A Mischievous Dog Adventure,” said James Branscum, her representative from Tate Publishing. The first signing event will be from 9 a.m. to …

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  • Phillips, Haney wed in Texas

    GARY, Texas — Danielle Phillips and Steven Haney were united in marriage Oct. 26 in Gary, Texas. The bride is the daughter of David and Rebecca Phillips of Snyder, Texas. The groom is the son of Mike and Robin Haney of Violet Hill. After a …

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  • Scots help lone senior go out with victory

    Lyon Sports Information Though injured senior Suzanne Fincham saw only limited action during her last home match of her career, the Lyon College Scots swept past Crowley’s Ridge in Becknell Gym Tuesday night. The Scots won 25-16, 25-13, 25-13 with a balanced attack, snapping a …

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  • Transfer helps Scot cagers fend off Cougs in opener

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College first-year transfer Marcus Humose began his career with the Scots’ basketball team on a strong note, hitting nine of 17 shots and finishing with 28 points and four assists Tuesday night as the Scots opened the season with a hard-fought …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 24, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO Mrs. S.W. Weaver of the Oak Grove community was bitten by a large copperhead snake while selecting seed corn from the crib one day last week. She is now …

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  • Company offers help to diabetics

    Their name is Diabetic Experts of Arkansas, LLC, and their mission is to provide comprehensive understanding of glucose control for diabetic patients, according to owner Rachel Johnson, nurse practitioner and diabetic herself. Johnson told of her medical background and how she came to create Diabetic …

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  • Some kids getting left behind in Texas

    No one really expected public schools in border towns such as El Paso to do well on under No Child Left Behind. Their tax base is too small to educate so many poor kids, many of whom don’t speak English when they begin school. Despite …

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  • Will Sandy wreak havoc on election?

    As I write this, residents of the Mid-Atlantic states are being warned to prepare themselves for a long-lasting power outage because of Hurricane Sandy, billed as “the perfect storm” and the storm of the century. When Hurricane Irene roared through New England last year, many …

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