• A Glance at Days Gone By

    Tornado train: This was no ordinary train wreck. Instead, these railcars were damaged by the tornado that struck Guion in 1929. That is one of several historical tornados, including some at Heber Springs, that will be studied along with major floods, fires and earthquakes during …

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  • Contracts top agenda

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the middle school library to consider certified personnel contracts and any resignations, according to an agenda for the regular meeting. A monthly financial report and a 2011-12 audit report will …

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  • Council to hear meter request

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. The agenda includes a request for a new water service outside of city limits at 430 Meade Lane, an update from the chamber, reports from Public Works Engineer Damon Johnson and the …

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  • Pioneer gridder added to East All-Star squad

    Another Batesville Pioneer will play in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games. Javier Rodriguez, a linebacker-fullback for the Class 5A State Playoff runners-up, has been added to the East squad, announced Dave King, Batesville High School athletic director and head football coach. Rodriguez …

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  • Weather shuffles schedules

    Snow, cold and wet conditions resulted in at least a couple of postponements today for circulation-area teams. The Southside-at-South Side Bee Branch varsity and junior baseball games were called off and have not yet been rescheduled, announced Southside Coach Dale Dahl. The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24, 2013.

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  • Lyon students place in history competition

    Lyon College hosted Arkansas District II’s National History Day on March 14, an educational program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics. Students produce dramatic performances, imaginative exhibits, multimedia documentaries, and research papers based on research …

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  • ‘Website in a Day’ workshop offered

    NEWPORT — A free workshop titled “Website in a Day” will be presented to small business owners and their employees from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 2 at Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 201 Hazel St. in Newport. The workshop is hosted …

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  • Honor Roll – Melbourne High

    MELBOURNE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Melbourne High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Elijah Conley, Cole Lamb, Josie Love, Ryan Moxley; general — Shelby Brown-Swaim, …

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  • National Guardsmen take hit from tuition suspension

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The recent suspension of federal tuition assistance across the armed services directly impacts approximately 1,000 Arkansas National Guardsmen who take advantage of the benefit annually, according to a news release. The Secretary of the Army approved suspension of the benefit across …

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  • St. Patrick’s Day parade winners announced

    SIDNEY — Winners in Sidney’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade float contest on Saturday have been announced. First place in the Junior Division went to “Sidney Baptist Children in Memory of Lillikay Turner”; second place went to Pleasant Hill Full Gospel “Fishers of Men”; and third …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 13, 1993.

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