• ’Cane favored by one over Wolves – Panthers picked over Pioneers by 28-27 count

    FAYETTEVILLE — Lake Hamilton would love nothing more than to return to the Class 6A state championship game for the fourth time in six seasons this year. The Wolves (7-4), who lost to El Dorado in last season’s championship game, face a difficult task in …

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  • Viola holds off Batesville with free throws, rebounds

    HIGHLAND — The Viola Longhorns hit 14 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter here Thursday night to pull away from the Batesville Pioneers in a Highland Classic high school basketball game and remain unbeaten. The 72-58 decision improved the Longhorns’ record to 9-0. …

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  • BJHS cagers even records with victories in Cabot

    CABOT — The Batesville Junior High basketball teams bounced back from season-opening losses with a couple of victories in the Cabot North Tournament here Thursday. The Junior Lady Pioneers downed the Heber Springs Junior Lady Panthers 38-12 as Madison Stave scored eight points and Summer …

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  • Lady Tigers drop Southerners in ‘Classic’

    HIGHLAND — The unbeaten Valley Springs Lady Tigers squeaked out a 37-36 victory against the Southside Lady Southerners Thursday at the Highland Classic. The lead changed seven times. The Lady Tigers led 13-9 after the first quarter break and the Lady Southerners led 22-21 at …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Jim Parr (above) and a man thought to be Melvin Daniels pose in the Black River Bottoms near Cord with their timber-cutting tools of the day — a crosscut saw, a double bit ax, several wedges (displayed in the notch) and a sledgehammer for driving …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 10, 1993.

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  • Web page tracks holiday lights

    The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism website has a special Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights page that tracks communities’ celebration of the holidays with light and sound. Go to Arkansas.com and click on Trail of Holiday Lights. The new interactive page promotes the annual …

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  • Pianist to close concert series

    PARAGOULD — Pianist and vocalist Rockin’ Luke Stroud of Cave City will close out KASU Radio’s Blue Monday concert series in Paragould at the Red Goose Restaurant at 7 p.m. Monday, according to a news release. His backup musicians will include members of the band …

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  • Changes near for GED

    MELBOURNE — After Dec. 1, 2013, the Practice Test and official GED Test will be computer-based. The current paper version will no longer be available, and any partial scores will not be valid. All examinees must pay for the 2014 GED Test, according to a …

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  • Prayer shawl group to meet

    BETHESDA — The prayer shawl knitting/crocheting group meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Bethesda Campground Methodist Church. Refreshments are served, and all are welcome, according to Joyce Williams. Williams also offers free knitting and crocheting lessons. Besides making prayer shawls, the group also makes …

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  • Calico Bluffs hold fundraiser

    CALICO ROCK — Raising funds to preserve and restore the Coal House in Calico Rock was the goal of a recent Victorian Afternoon Tea and Concert. The event, hosted by the Calico Bluffs, a chartered member of International Questers, was held Nov. 7 at Edsrock …

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  • Logan Reese Brandon

    Buck and Terri Brandon and Emma of Drasco have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Nov. 8, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Logan Reese Brandon. Grandparents of the child are …

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