• Big rain, flash floods predicted

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A flash flood watch is in place for much of Arkansas as forecasters predict a deluge of rain in the next two days. The National Weather Service says up to 5 inches of rain is possible through Thursday in parts of …

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  • Campora honored for heroism

    LITTLE ROCK — During last week’s regular meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the late Wildlife Officer First Class Joel Campora was honored for his heroism during a swift-water rescue attempt earlier this summer. Campora died May 31 during the rescue attempt in …

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  • Whooping cough up in La., Texas, Ark.

    NEW ORLEANS — Whooping cough has set a post-1960s record in Louisiana and state officials are asking doctors to keep an eye out for it. Outbreaks are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of …

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  • Democrats ask for ethics probe of Rep. Tom Cotton

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Democratic Party asked an outside congressional office to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton illegally solicited contributions for his Senate bid during a radio interview at the U.S. Capitol last month. The state party sent a complaint to the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 23, 1994.

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  • Cave City students exhibit top animals at fair

    CAVE CITY — Exhibitors from Cave City School’s livestock show team turned in excellent performances in the recent North Arkansas District Fair, sponsor and agriculture teacher Charles Kunkel reported during a recent school board meeting, said Superintendent Steven Green. The board and administration extended their …

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  • Dairy farmers face deadline

    Friday is the deadline for dairy farmers to report important production evidence to the USDA’s Farm Service Agency, said Dee Anne Barnes, executive director of the Independence County office. Final production evidence and any supporting documentation for the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program for …

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  • Halloween chili dog supper set

    CAVE CITY — Cave City Fire Department will host a Halloween night chili dog supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the fire department on North Street in Cave City. The meal will include a chili dog, chips and a canned drink for $5.

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  • Needle works club to meet

    The River Valley Needle Works Project Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Cooperative Extension office at 1770 Myers St., Batesville. The club is open to anyone who would like to learn to knit or crochet or those who already know …

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  • Ozarka sets 2014 spring registration

    MELBOURNE — Registration will open for current Ozarka College students at 8 a.m. Monday for the spring 2014 semester, according to a news release. Any student who has successfully completed a semester at Ozarka can register online after meeting and planning class schedules with academic …

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  • Dinner planned

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host a fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet including drink and dessert is $10 for those ages 12 and older and free for children under 11. Take out orders …

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  • Club News

    United Daughters of 1812 In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, the Baseline-Meridian Chapter of the United Daughters of 1812 recently held two memorial services and marked the graves of Needham Bryant Farrior and David Brearley in Dardanelle. Members of U.S.D. …

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