• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 5, 1994.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 13 – Saturday, June 15, 2013.

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  • Heat faces ‘must win’ in Final

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Even after winning 27 in a row during the regular season, the Miami Heat don’t want to rely on a 3-game winning streak now. The Spurs can take a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals on Thursday, which would move the …

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  • Mississippi State returns to CWS with Cohen, blue-collar Bulldogs

    STARKVILLE, Miss. — It’s taken just five years for John Cohen to revitalize Mississippi State’s baseball program and return the Bulldogs to championship contention. The journey hasn’t been easy. But a remade roster constructed with Cohen’s ideals of hustle, intensity and just enough talent have …

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  • NASCAR mourns death of driver Jason Leffler

    SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) — NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway on Wednesday night. The 37-year-old Leffler, a two-time winner on the NASCAR Nationwide Series who had the nickname “LefTurn” above the …

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  • Inner lives of clouds among things not taught in school

    Some things they never taught in school: • Water does not always freeze at 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). In fact, water sometimes will not freeze until it reaches around 40 degrees below zero Fahrenheit. Conversely, water can freeze at about 55 degrees Fahrenheit in …

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  • Weather halts play during 1st round of US Open

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rolled a birdie attempt 8 feet past the hole at No. 11. Steve Stricker did the same at No. 12. Bogey. Bogey. And that wasn’t even the stormy part. The horn blew at 8:36 a.m. today, halting play after …

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  • Most adults are not smarter than a fifth-grader

    Have you seen Jeff Foxworthy’s show “Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?” Well, I’ve watched it. Trust me: Most of us are not smarter. Now I’m not talking about common sense stuff or the things you learn through life experiences. I’m not even talking …

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  • Will America regret Snowden’s intelligence leaks?

    A popular graphic making the rounds on the Internet shows Boston Marathon bombing terrorist brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the caption: “Apparently Not Verizon Customers.” It refers to news reports that under a secret court order in April, the National Security Agency was collecting …

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  • Local student named All-American Scholar

    Aura Puckett has been named an All-American Scholar by the United States Achievement Academy, according to a news release. The USAA established the All-American Scholar program to recognize students who excel in academic disciplines. Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade point average to …

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  • Honor rolls released

    PARAGOULD —  The President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester at Black River Technical College has been announced.  The two lists recognize local full-time students who have achieved the highest grade point average. The President’s List includes students who have earned a …

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  • ASU-Beebe presents lists

    BEEBE — Two hundred thirty-five students earned academic achievement during the Spring 2013 semester at Arkansas State University-Beebe. Students named to the Academic Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s Lists were announced by Dr. Ted Kalthoff, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The lists are composed of students …

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