• FBLA students awarded

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club recently traveled to Harrison to attend the organization’s district conference on Jan. 11. Dylan Smith was elected to serve as District 6 treasurer during the 2013-14 school year and several members of the club …

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  • HSU honor roll named

    ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean’s List and honor roll for the winter semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the entire semester. To make the Honor …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Elementary

    SOUTHSIDE — The fourth-grade students listed below have been named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Southside Elementary School, according to a news release: Fourth: all A’s — Brittlin Abernathy, William Breshears, Connor Breshears, Blayne Bufford, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 16, 1993.

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  • AGFC seeks Alabama Rig feedback

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is gathering feedback about the use of the Alabama Rig in Arkansas. The AGFC has been conducting angler surveys on 16 lakes and four pools of the Arkansas River since May 2012. In an effort to …

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  • Students learn why trapping is important

    Trapping is misunderstood and unappreciated. Ethical trappers spend countless hours outdoors, often in bad weather, setting and checking traps. The furbearers we catch keep alive a historical tradition that dates back almost to the beginnings of mankind and was one of the most important factors …

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  • Report gauges public opinion, 40 years after Roe v. Wade

    LITTLE ROCK — As of this week, it’s been a hot-button issue for 40 years. The Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, Roe versus Wade, was decided in January 1973. And today, a new poll by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life finds …

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Wednesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2013. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 23, 1973, President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War, and would be formally signed …

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  • Trinity Faye Lynn Baldridge

    Kristina Baldridge and Trieneke of Mammoth Spring have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Jan. 15, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 9.6 ounces and has been named Trinity Faye Lynn Baldridge. Grandparents of the child are …

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  • Hudson Dale Walters

    James and Nacona Walters, Roper and Colton of Melbourne have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Jan. 18, 2013. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Hudson Dale Walters. Grandparents of the child …

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  • A sea change in firearms debate

    In August 1925, The New York Times estimated 50,000-60,000 members of the Ku Klux Klan marched in a parade in our nation’s capital. It was a huge public display of the once-secret group. H.L. Mencken called it “a full mile of Klansmen and their ladies.” …

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  • Unearthing a good story

    It’s present day, but our convention speaker is taking us back to 1963. He has spent a good portion of his time criticizing us for being lazy reporters who hand in spoon-fed jargon to their editors and have lost the ability to track down a …

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