• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 28, 1994.

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  • River Valley Canners announce party potluck

    The River Valley Canners Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Independence County Extension Office for a party potluck. The club will be celebrating completion of its successful first year. The club won the Grand Champion for its education booth at …

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  • Gun show scheduled

    CONWAY — G&S Productions will host a gun show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Expo Center at the Faulkner County Fairgrounds, located at 2505 East Oak St. in Conway. Admission is $10 for …

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  • Singing school to be held

    CAVE CITY — An old-fashioned “Do-Re-Mi” singing school will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 through 16 at Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Classes will be held for all …

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  • Adam Lovet Yanda

    Nick and Katrina Yanda, Kira and Emily of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 1, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 10.3 ounces and has been named Adam Lovet Yanda. Grandparents of the …

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  • Autry Christopher West

    Adam and Leslie West, Emma and Rilee of Moorefield have announced the birth of a son and brother at Harris Hospital in Newport on July 28, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3.4 ounces and has been named Autry Christopher West. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Maverick John Marshall

    Erin Marshall and Brittany Ellis and Bryclyn of Mountain View have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 4, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Maverick John Marshall. Grandparents of the …

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  • Woods, Mickelson look like guys to beat at Oak Hill’s PGA

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Here they are again, back at the top of the world rankings. Tiger Woods, No. 1. Phil Mickelson, No. 2. Wouldn’t it be something if they went out in the final pairing of the PGA Championship on Sunday, dueling head-to-head with …

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  • Is new ‘it-boy’ in over his head?

    Remember those commercials that ran nonstop during the Final Four last spring, the ones in which the voice-over concluded, “There are over 400,000 NCAA student-athletes — and just about all of us will be going pro in something other than sports”? Well, here’s hoping that …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept 50-game suspensions this week for their ties to …

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  • Charles Insell

    Charles Ray Insell, 82, of Batesville died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Believer’s Community Church in Batesville with the Revs. Joe Insell and Bill Allen officiating. Private burial will be under the direction …

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  • James Parker

    NEWARK — James Parker, 65, of Newark died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in Newark. Born May 30, 1948, in Prairie Grove, he was the son of James Roy Parker and Dollie Briscoe Parker. He was a graduate of Fayetteville High School and served in the …

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