• Nelson, Cantrell announce plans

    ROGERS — Mike Nelson and Ellen Nelson, both of Rogers, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Layne Nelson, to Alexander McKenney Cantrell, son of Ron and Sheila Cantrell of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Carolyn Theis …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 21, 1993.

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  • Employees hired, students recognized

    NEWARK —  Employment contracts, handbook policies and revisions as well as student recognitions topped the Cedar Ridge School Board’s agenda at its recent meeting. State Rep. James McLean recognized the Cedar Ridge senior high boys’ basketball team and coaches Isaac Middlebrooks and Casey Scribner. McLean …

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  • 3-D printing to change the world

    For old geezers like me, it was kind of a surprise to learn just how much difference 3-D printing will soon make in our world. I had been keeping up somewhat on work to make an operable plastic firearm on a 3-D printer, without even …

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  • Attitudes are a matter of relative differences

    My wife has a relative we call “Aunt Trudy,” who is perhaps the most pessimistic person I have ever met. There is nothing she can’t find a problem with. To her, the weather is always too hot or too cold, life always has too many …

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  • How to combat summer boredom

    The summer months are almost upon us and everyone knows what that means. We are in the final few days of school and soon parents across the state will be scrambling to find solutions to the ever-popular kid phrase “I’m bored.” I don’t know about …

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  • Westside v-ball star signs with Lyon

    Lyon Sports Information Former Westside Consolidated High School all-state athlete Samantha Scalf has signed a NAIA letter of intent to play volleyball at Lyon College, Scot Coach Ray Green announced. Scalf, a native of Brookland, was a 4-year volleyball player for the school in Jonesboro …

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  • 4 area springtime players, coach named to All-Star event

    Springtime sports will lead off the 2013 Arkansas Army National Guard/Arkansas High School Coaches Association Games in Conway on June 18-21, and four athletes and one coach from the Guard-circulation area will be involved, according to a news release from the Arkansas Activities Associaiton. The …

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  • BHS camp for basketball begins Monday

    Batesville High School’s Stars of Tomorrow Basketball Camp for girls entering grades 4 through 7 is set to begin Monday morning at Pioneer Gym, announced Lady Pioneer Coach Patricia Stave. The 4-day morning camp begins at 8:30 and ends at 11:30 each day. The cost …

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  • Fly fishing seminar for beginners set for Saturday in Heber Springs

    HEBER SPRINGS — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visitor center at the west end of Greers Ferry Dam on state Highway 25 three miles north of Heber Springs is offering a free Beginner Trout Fishing Seminar between 10 a.m. and noon Saturday, according to …

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  • Space remains for Lyon camp

    Lyon Sports Information A few spots remain open for the Lyon College Elementary/Middle School boys and girls basketball camp, set to begin Monday in Becknell Gymnasium. Boys and girls entering grades 2 through 6 are eligible for the morning camp that run 8:30-11:45 each day …

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  • Points racing returns to BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Points leaders will try to extend their leads Friday as the Isle of Capri weekly points racing series resumes at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Featured classes include the NeSmith Crate late models, IMCA modifieds, street stocks, Sweet Industries Sport Modifieds and the …

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