• Exercise program for adults seeking participants

    CAVE CITY — A survey is being taken to determine if there is an interest for an exercise program for adults in Cave City, said Lula Phillips, who is helping in the effort. Anyone interested should call Phillips at (870) 283-6533. “If no answer, leave …

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  • Filmfest looking for submissions

    The Ozark Foothills FilmFest is currently accepting submissions for the 13th annual festival, set for April 2-6, 2014, at several venues in Batesville. The festival is non-competitive. Travel and lodging are provided in full or part for representatives of selected official selections. Entries are accepted …

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  • Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival set

    POCAHONTAS — Davidsonville Historic State Park, located at 7953 Highway 166 South in Pocahontas, will have its annual Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday. From 4 to 7, carnival games such as the toilet paper toss, bean bag toss and lollipop …

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  • Club News

    United States Daughters of 1812 The Arkansas Society of United States Daughters of 1812 was one of several patriotic groups in the first Arkansas Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Awareness Parade and Event presented by Rolling Thunder Arkansas Chapter No. 1 in North Little Rock …

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  • The Vines that Bind Ramble: Fall tour to focus on historic communities

    LITTLE ROCK — The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas will host “The Vines That Bind Ramble,” a journey to explore the rich history of the Arkansas River Valley with a motor coach departing at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19 from Little Rock and returning that evening. …

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  • NEARA to recognize papers

    POWHATAN — The Arkansas Historical Association and the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, a branch of the Arkansas History Commission, has announced the creation of the NEARA Award to recognize the best original unpublished research paper using archival materials from the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, particularly …

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  • Youth celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 6-12

    More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. Diamond T 4-H Club was formed in October 2004, and as leader Catherine Harris explain- ed, since the first meeting …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 2, 1994.

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  • Granddaughters keeping score

    Last week my son called to tell me my oldest granddaughter wanted to read me something she had written. I listened as she read her “How Tornadoes Happen” story, sounding rather prim and proper for a second-grader. Long, long ago it was a rainy day …

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  • Some donations create a hairy situation

    You know how most women seem rarely to be happy with their hair? Well, I reckon I fall into that category. I was born with thick, wavy hair, but if I don’t get it thinned out regularly, it weighs down my whole head and makes …

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  • The cornerstone of democracy

    We’ve been calling it the end of an era for a long time now. It’s supposed to be the end of newspapers, according to naysayers who have been predicting their ultimate demise for years. But the facts prove the newspaper industry is growing and transforming …

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  • Southside juniors target district first

    The Southside Junior Southerners will try for a district first Thursday night at Stewart Field. Their visitors will be targeting a more basic football breakthrough. After winning their two non-district warmers, the Junior Southerners have lost three straight against 4A-2 District foes. The Marianna Junior …

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