• Graduate pursuing business degree

      Donna Rolins of Locust Grove recently graduated with her associate of arts and associate of business degrees from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Rolins plans to seek her bachelor of science in business administration from Arkansas State University at Beebe followed …

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  • Honor roll released

    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — A Batesville High School graduate has been named to the Dean’s List at College of the Ozarks, according to a news release. Kendra Keyes of Ventress was named to the spring list. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade …

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  • Nomination deadline nears

    The nomination period for the election of agricultural producers to the Farm Service Agency County Committee opened June 17. Nomination forms are available at the Sharp/Fulton County FSA Office, 21B Court Road, Ash Flat, AR 72513 and online at www.fsa.usda.gov/elections. Aug. 1 is the last …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 12, 1994.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Mysterious ‘freeway grave’ draws lots of attention  Calvin Detherow and his friend Jerry Earnheart were selling meat door to door in 1957 after Earnheart’s father decided to close a cafe he owned in Batesville. “We took the meat and Jerry took one side of the …

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  • Students awarded

    DESHA — Desha First Baptist Church has awarded scholarships to Tanner McGuire and Leah Littleton, recent graduates from Southside High School. The Desha Baptist Memorial/Honorarium Scholarship is funded by donations made by individuals in memory or in honor of a loved one. Each scholarship is …

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  • ‘Credit When It’s Due’ to bolster college completion

    LITTLE ROCK — With a goal set by Gov. Mike Beebe to double the number of college graduates in Arkansas by 2025, the state has taken another step towards that goal by announcing an initiative to award more associate degrees to students who have completed …

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  • VBS slated for Ring’s Chapel

    CAVE CITY — Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City, will have vacation Bible school for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through June 28. The theme is “The Mighty God,” telling the life of Moses and showing how …

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  • Road closing announced

    MOUNTAIN HOME — One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday except on federal holidays beginning June 24 and continuing for approximately 180 days to conduct maintenance on the dam’s tainter gates. Both …

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  • USDA seeks applications for grants to improve the quality of rural housing

    Eligible applicants include public agencies, private non-profit organizations, federally recognized Indian tribes WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for grants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes. USDA remains focused on carrying …

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  • Love-Franks reunion set

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Love-Franks family reunion will be Sunday at Mount Pleasant Elementary School cafeteria. A potluck will be served at noon. The event is open to all friends and family.

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  • Spring Mill to hold revival

    A revival will be held at 7 p.m. June 24 and 25 at Spring Mill Assembly of God.

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