• Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, 2013.

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  • Cave board to discuss policies

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library to consider several policies and additional School Choice applicants who beat the filing deadline, said Superintendent Steven Green. Also with reviewing a monthly financial report, the …

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  • Ozarka to offer GED test

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College in Melbourne will give the GED Test at 8:30 a.m. July 8 and 22 in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building. The test will also be given at 9 a.m. at the following locations: • Ash Flat — Ozarka …

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  • Sharp veterans office moves

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County Veteran Services Officer Jackie LeBeau is moving to a new office located at the rear of the Sharp County District Court/Mental Health Resource Building, behind the courthouse in Ash Flat. A large sign on the building indicates where the veterans …

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  • Youth Group holds fundraiser

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne First United Pentecostal Church, located at 99 Winfree in Melbourne, will have a fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. An indoor yard sale and bake sale will be held, and grilled hot dogs will be served. All proceeds will go …

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  • Spring River Assoc. Singing set

    CAVE CITY — Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City, will host the monthly Spring River Associational Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. Randy Jones serves as president, and the singing features congregational singing as well as special groups. Light …

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  • Club News

    Batesville Area Radio Club Batesville area ham radio operators will join with thousands of other amateur radio operators who will be showing off their emergency communication capabilities Saturday and Sunday. The field day is the climax of the week-long Amateur Radio Week sponsored by the …

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  • Camps, attractions among summer activities highlighted

    Although summer is a time of rest and relaxation for school-age children, learning does not have to come to a standstill. Research has shown that students’ learning regresses over the summer. This is known as the “summer slide.” In an effort to limit the amount …

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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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  • Actor James Gandolfini dies in Italy at 51

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate crime boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos” was the brilliant center of one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51. …

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  • Rhunia Edington

    MELBOURNE — Rhunia Anna Mae Condrey Edington, 71, of Melbourne died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. Born March 22, 1942, in Herpel, she was the daughter of Weldon and Bessie Neal Condrey. She enjoyed traveling, especially spending time at the beach, …

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  • Forrest Faulkner

    Forrest Pierce Faulkner, 74, of Batesville died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Batesville. Born June 3, 1939, in Cherry Valley, he was the son of Hubert and Geneva Pierce Faulkner. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of First Church of …

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