• Church to hold homecoming

    New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church will have its homecoming Sunday. The church is celebrating its 104th year. Earl Stoner will preach the morning message at 11 a.m. A potluck will be served, and singing and specials will follow in the afternoon. The event is open …

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  • Reunions scheduled

    Pleasant Grove School PLEASANT GROVE — Pleasant Grove School Reunion will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Community Center. A potluck will be served, and a silent auction will be held. The event is open to all students, teachers, family …

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  • Salem hosting Apple Pie 5K

    SALEM — The Bank of Salem Mark Thomas Memorial Apple Pie 5K Run will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at the court square in Salem. Race participants must check in between 7 and 7:30 a.m. at the registration table on the north side of the …

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  • Ozarka sets kids camp

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka Kids Academy of Ozarka College at Melbourne will offer summer care for school-aged students, beginning Tuesday. Students will be provided breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Cost is $80 a week and space is limited. Ozarka Kids Camp will be an …

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  • Arts council offers workshops for teachers, teaching artists

    LITTLE ROCK — This summer, the Arkansas Arts Council is offering a professional development program for teachers of second- through fifth-grade students, special education teachers and teaching artists, said Shelby Brewer, media and communications manager. “‘Building Community Through Drama’ is a one-day professional development workshop …

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  • LRR Audubon to meet

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Clinton. A Dutch-treat meal will begin at 5:30. Dr. Don Culwall will be the guest speaker. Culwall is a retired University of Central Arkansas botany professor. He …

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  • Collectibles show set

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Coin, Stamp, Sports Card, Collectible and Hobby Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 31 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 in the Educational Building at the Baxter County Fairgrounds, located at 1507 Fairgrounds Drive …

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  • Dunlap, Davis to wed

    Sarah Kirk and Tim Dunlap of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Dunlap, to Christopher Wayne Davis, son of Randy Davis of Pleasant Plains and Welma Waldrip of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Elmer …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • Students accept scholarships

    Eight students have been awarded Academic Excellence scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Chad Burkhead of Batesville graduated from Southside High School. He is the son of Tabitha Breshears and plans on pursuing an associate of science degree. Earin Oakley Davis …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The April release of the movie “42,” based on the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in modern Major League Baseball (the first since 1884), allowed Steve Cargill of Batesville to take a glance at days gone by via his baseball cards. …

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  • Student named to President’s honor roll

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Rachel McElroy of  Mountain View has been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Northeastern State University for the spring 2013 semester. Each semester, NSU recognizes students who have achieved superior academic performance by naming them to the president’s honor roll, according …

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