• Day of Prayer to be observed

    The local observance of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer will be held during the noon hour Thursday at the Batesville Municipal Building, located at 500 East Main St. Local leaders will lead prayers for the nation, city, schools, churches and families. The event …

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  • Sharp Co. Extension agent wins award

    MORRILTON — Millie Collins, Sharp County Extension agent for family and consumer sciences, won the National Association of Family & Consumer Sciences-Arkansas Distinguished Service Award, presented at the Galaxy Conference Awards banquet. Collins was one of more than two dozen extension faculty and staff, along …

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  • Oil Trough couple to mark 50th year

    OIL TROUGH — Bobby and Mary Davis of Oil Trough will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. May 4 at Oil Trough Community Center. A barbecue meal will be served. Mary Sullivan and Bobby Davis were married May 18, 1963, …

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  • Diamond T 4-H to host fundraising event to preserve historic Thida school building

    THIDA — On Nov. 26, 1927, W.A. and Mary Davidson sold one acre of land for the Thida Grove School District No. 92. On this site Thida Grove School built three one-room schoolhouses in 13 years. The first two buildings were destroyed by natural disasters. …

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  • Cushman UMC hosts revival

    CUSHMAN — A community revival will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Cushman United Methodist Church, located at South Second and Martin streets in Cushman. Speakers are: Thursday, Leonard Tharp; Friday, Carl Blankenship; and Saturday, Bill Grothe. A light meal will be available from …

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  • USS Boston reunion planned

    The USS Boston shipmates, crew members and all U.S. Navy ships named Boston are planning a July reunion of all USS Boston officers, crew, U.S. Marine Corps and flag personnel. The reunion will be held July 11-14 in Albuquerque, N.M. For details, write USS Boston …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 19, 1993.

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  • WRHS nets grant for free mammograms

    For the seventh consecutive year, White River Health System in Batesville has been awarded a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Arkansas. This year, WRHS was granted $18,800. With this grant, WRHS and the physicians of North Arkansas Radiology will continue to provide …

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  • Suspected arsons investigated

    DYESS (AP) — State and federal investigators are looking into a string of fires that have destroyed homes in Johnny Cash’s hometown of Dyess. Four vacant homes have burned since February. Sheriff’s investigator Robb Rounsavall says agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and …

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  • Tricia Davis

    Tricia Ann Headley Davis, 39, of Batesville died April 23, 2013, at her home. Born Nov. 14, 1973, she was the daughter of Charles V. and Patricia Bishop Headley. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include her husband, Randy Davis; a daughter, Kendra Davis …

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  • Bobby Hogans

    NEWARK — Bobby Hogans, 65, of Newark died Saturday, April 27, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born June 17, 1947, in Lagrange, Ga., he was the son of Grady B. and Evelyn Turner Hogans. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Emma …

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  • Patte Ball Graydon – Paid Obituary

    Patte Ball Graydon, age 90, of Little Rock died on April 17, 2013. She was born in Batesville, Arkansas, to Lois and G.C. Ball on October 1, 1922. She attended public schools and Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. She was a longtime member of Pulaski …

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