• Michael Tristen McDougal

    Michael and Emily McDougal, Jessie, Alexis and Mariah of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 13, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 7.7 ounces and has been named Michael Tristen McDougal.

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  • Myleigh Kae Stroud

    Weston and Samantha Stroud of Glencoe have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on June 12, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and has been named Myleigh Kae Stroud. Grandparents of the child are Paul and Kellie Shaver, …

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  • Caleb Micheal Williams

    Jeffrey and Vana Williams, Ashley, Seth, Blake, Jonathan, Mark and Evan of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on June 13, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 12.2 ounces and has been named Caleb Micheal …

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  • Ozarka confers associate degrees

    MELBOURNE  — Ozarka College conferred associate degrees during its recent spring commencement ceremony. Students eligible to participate were those who had completed programs in December 2012, May 2013 or who plan to complete during the summer 2013 terms. Of those who graduated, 38 earned magna …

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  • Kiwanis awards 3 scholars

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Three Highland High School seniors were recently awarded scholarships courtesy of the Cherokee Village Kiwanis Club. Anna Huscher received the CV Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship. She will attend the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and major in nursing. Britney Bair received the CV Kiwanis …

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  • Two graduate from MSU

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A total of 1,829 bachelor’s degrees, 528 master’s degrees, eight specialist degrees and 39 doctorate degrees were conferred during spring commencement at Missouri State University, according to a news release. Scholastic honors were given to 114 students who graduated summa cum laude …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 10, 1994.

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  • Keeping a family tradition

    It’s been 40 years since Blanchard Springs Caverns were opened to the public, but my family has been going to Blanchard Springs a lot longer than that. When my dad was a little boy, they would throw all the kids in the back of a …

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  • Freedom of too much information

    We are all celebrities now. Ever since we won Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2006, the same year we first found out about the National Security Administration spying on us, we’ve all become essentially public figures. It’s the new equality: We are all …

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  • Hot Spring Co. police seek missing woman

    CADDO VALLEY (AP) — Authorities in Hot Spring and Clark counties are searching for a 58-year-old woman who disappeared near DeGray Lake. The Hot Spring County sheriff’s office told reporters Monday that Deborah Cronn was last seen on Arkansas Highway 7 in Caddo Valley about …

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  • Ark. eyes other execution drugs

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas plans to consider using different drugs in lethal injections after the state lost its account with a pharmaceutical company that supplied it with chemicals, a prisons official told The Associated Press on Monday. “The pharmaceutical company closed our account, and …

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  • Jim Elms

    NEDERLAND, Texas — James Granville “Jim” Elms, 67, of Nederland, Texas, died June 11, 2013. Born May 12, 1946, in Locust Grove, he was the son of James and Mildred Elms. He graduated from Desha High School in 1964, then served four years in the …

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