• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 24, 1994.

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  • UACCB employee earns certification

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville was recently notified by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council that Peggy W. Jackson has earned recognition from the UPPCC by receiving the Certified Public Procurement Officer credential. Jackson was among 130 professionals who successfully completed the …

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  • River Valley Needle Works to meet Monday

    The River Valley Needle Works Project Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 1770 Meyers St. in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone who would like to learn to knit or crochet and those who …

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  • Deadline approaches for scholarship applications

    Persons applying for the Independence County Single Parent Scholarship need to have their applications filled out and returned to the Northcentral Arkansas Development Council office in Batesville by Feb. 14. This is for the 2014 spring semester. An applicant must be a resident of Independence …

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  • Library to hold free screening of ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A free public screening of “The Trials of Muhammad Ali” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the William F. Laman Library auditorium, located at 2801 Orange St. in North Little Rock. The film explores the life of Ali outside …

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  • Cochran to release new country single

    Traditional country songstress Debbie Cochran has returned to the country charts with the release of her new single. Striking the same vein as Tammy Wynette’s 15th No. 1 single, “Till I Can Make It On My Own,” Cochran returns to the scene with the release …

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  • AG responds to concern over propane prices

    LITTLE ROCK — Propane prices have risen dramatically in recent weeks, causing concern among Arkansas consumers who rely on the liquefied gas to heat their homes. Many rural Arkansans use propane as a heating source, and they are being hit especially hard this year because …

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  • UACCB announces Chancellor’s, Dean’s lists

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has released its Chancellor’s and Dean’s lists for the fall semester. Sixty students were named to the fall 2013 Chancellor’s List at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Students named to the Chancellor’s List must …

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  • Principal touts success to junior high’s quality

    Batesville Junior High School is having another banner year. Our academics and extra-curricular activities are second to none. Our parental support is superb and our staff is top notch. Of course, our academic record speaks for itself. This year over 70 BJHS students will be …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Elementary

    SOUTHSIDE — The fourth-graders listed below made the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Southside Elementary School, according to a news release: Fourth: all A’s — Alex Allen, Sarah Barber, Kyler Bartsch, Jonathan Calhoun, Macy Crider, Lexie Dale, …

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  • Local residents named to Dean’s List

    SEARCY — Three Batesville residents were recently among more than 1,200 Harding University students included on the Dean’s List for grades achieved during the fall 2013 semester. They include Briley Burdin, Shelby Ward and Kaitlin Whiteside, all seniors. The Dean’s List is published each semester …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Yeager Cemetery, Needmore This scenic, peaceful setting, Yeager Cemetery at Needmore in Izard County near the Sharp-Izard county line, is the resting place of numerous Crofts and related families. The back of the church can be seen in the background in this photo taken seven …

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