• Ozarka to present talent show

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Student Government Association will host a talent show at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the John E. Miller building on the Melbourne campus. Admission will be $1 for children ages 13 and under; admission for adults is $3. Proceeds will benefit …

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  • Salem student to be featured

    JONESBORO — The Bradbury Gallery at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro will open the Spring 2013 Senior Exhibition featuring graduating students from the Arkansas State University Department of Art. Among the work featured will be that by Lindsay Garland of Salem. Admission is free and …

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  • Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit to open Thursday

    JONESBORO — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition, “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” will premiere Thursday at the Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University. The exhibit will run through June 16. The exhibit examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration …

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  • 26th annual Springfest activities announced

    HEBER SPRINGS — The 26th Annual Chamber of Commerce Springfest will be  Friday and Saturday in Heber Springs. Festivities include the Down-town Springfling, petting zoo, inflatables for children, arts and crafts, the Butterfly Pavilion, Arkansas Children’s Theatre production of “The Just So Stories,” a performance …

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  • Daniels to celebrate 69th anniversary

    SPOKANE, Wash. — James and Elizabeth Daniel of Spokane, Wash., will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary with a private dinner party Sunday at Clinkerdagger’s in Spokane. Elizabeth Simpson and James Daniel were married April 28, 1944, in Pontiac, Mich. Mrs. Daniel was born in the …

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  • The Spring Jubilee set for Saturday

    LITTLE PINEY FORK — The 2013 Spring Jubilee will be from 5-11 p.m. Saturday at Little Piney Fork on Antioch Road east of Melbourne. This family oriented event will offer performances by local entertainers such as Chelsea Savage Vanscoder, Richard Burnett with Honeyshine, David Lynn …

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  • Morris House, owner played parts in Civil War

    The Morris Homestead and its owner played more than just a bit part in the Civil War, and the house — threatened with destruction by fire by a Union officer during the war — still stands and is livable, said Cave City resident Avondale Morris …

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  • Farm pesticide training slated

    The next Farm Pesticide Applicator training will be held Thursday at the Independence County Extension Office, starting a 10 a.m., said Independence County Extension Agent Stan Carter. “This is the class that qualifies farmers for a State Plant Board license to buy restricted pesticides,” he …

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  • AHA presents awards

    The Arkansas Historical Association held its 72nd Annual Conference on April 11-13 at Helena-West Helena. More than 150 historians from across the state met for the event hosted by The Delta Cultural Center. “Claiming Freedom” was the theme for the conference during the Civil War …

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  • Honor Roll

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Concord High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Harold Chegue, Riley Cornett, Amber Dalton, Kaleah Davis, Hunter Hartwick, Ethan Tucker, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 15, 1993.

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  • Diverse landscape makes motorcycling in Arkansas stand out

    The terrain of Arkansas is as varied as the motorcycles that crisscross it. The state’s six geographic regions offer a diverse topography that is a lure for both locals and riders from across the nation. “It seems everywhere I go outside the state when I …

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