• SR council has light agenda

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 in the city hall for a routine monthly business session, said Ann Heathwaite, recorder-treasurer. The aldermen will hear departmental reports and review current bills.

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  • Thanksgiving course offered at Melbourne

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College at Melbourne will host a continuing education course from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday designed to “take your Thanksgiving turkey to a new level,” according to a news release. Chef Lou Rice, Ozarka culinary lead chef and instructor, will teach the …

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  • ASU concert to feature local musicians

    JONESBORO — The music department at Arkansas State University will present the A-State Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fowler Center, Riceland Hall. The A-State Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Timothy Oliver, associate professor of music …

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  • Revival announced

    20th Street Missionary Baptist Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The evangelist Thursday night will be Keith Chamberlin and Friday and Saturday night will be Warner Allen. There will be a chili supper Saturday after services. The church is located …

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  • Veterans program to be presented

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Middle School History Club will host a reception to honor veterans and their families at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cave City Middle School Library, said Patricia Turnbough, faculty sponsor. Light refreshments will be served and a short program …

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  • Wreath course offered at Ozarka

    ASH FLAT— The continuing education department at Ozarka College will present a burlap wreath class from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ash Flat campus, 64 College Dr. The cost is $25.50 and those over age 60 will be offered a discounted rate of …

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  • Jane Purtle to sign books

    Jane Purtle, former Batesville resident and teacher, will sign copies of her recently-published memoir, “Coming Into My Own,” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Old Independence Regional Museum, according to a news release. Purtle taught at Batesville High School in 1961-1963 and at Arkansas College (now …

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  • Kendrick, Davis announce plans

    BATESVILLE — Curtis and Peggy Kendrick of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Marie Kendrick, to Robert G. Davis II, son of Robert G. Davis and LaVonna Jo Davis, both of Cave City. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 7, 1994.

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  • McGee’s work on display

    ASH FLAT — The Ash Flat Library presents John McGee as November Artist of the Month. A compilation of his work, representing the commercial, private and nonprofit sectors, is now showing in the Ash Flat Library for the month of November. The 15 pieces range …

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  • Arkansas Century Farms to be recognized

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Department has announced that 102 farms will be designated as Arkansas Century Farms in 2013, and signs and certificates will be presented to the owners at five locations around the state next week. The Arkansas Century Farm program is …

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  • Some rejoice, others decry stores’ opening as Black Friday creeps into Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK — Last Thanksgiving Day, Kimberly Mudge Via’s mother, sister and nieces left in the middle of their meals to head for the mall. Now, Via says she’ll never host Thanksgiving dinner for her relatives again. “They barely finished,” says the 28-year-old who lives …

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