• Quapaw Quartet sets show

    The Quapaw Quartet, the resident string quartet of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will perform a selection of classical music in Bevens Music Room in Brown Chapel on the Lyon College campus at 7:30 p.m. Friday. This concert, which was recently postponed due to the weather, …

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  • Memorial bricks being sold

    ASH FLAT — Orders are being taken for memorial bricks for the walls of the American Veterans Memorial at Ash Flat. Bricks will be etched with the name of a veteran or individual currently serving in the military. Bricks are $50 each and may be …

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  • Baber, Lamb win ‘Song of Arkansas’ contest

    “A.R.K.A.N.S.A.S. Get There From Here” by Barrett Baber and Kenny Lamb is the winner of the Song of Arkansas contest, a promotion by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism that had musicians vying to see whose original tune would be chosen from pieces entered …

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  • Wallings to celebrate diamond anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Boyce and Margaret Walling will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church at Grange. Margaret Winters and Boyce Walling were married March 20, 1954, at Poughkeepsie by Otho Norris. They …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 10, 1994.

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  • Woodlands symposium set for April 3

    The schedule for the Ozark Woodland Owners Association’s Spring Symposium has been finalized, according to a news release. The symposium will begin at 1 p.m. April 3 in Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. Forester and OWOA member Larry …

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  • Diemer, Brown win tourney

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club had a good turnout for its first tournament of the year on Greers Ferry Lake, with 25 members registered and 14 boats entered, said Steve Moody, tournament director. David Diemer and Roger Brown weighed in 8.95 pounds …

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  • Orders being taken for fish sale

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Conservation District will be having its annual fish sale at 1  p.m. March 25 in the parking lot of the Ash Flat Livestock Auction, said Kerrie Brightwell, district secretary. Call (870) 994-7335, extension 3 by March 21 to place …

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  • UACCB students prepare for European trip

    Seven students at University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville have been selected for a study abroad experience this summer. Each student is currently enrolled in a course to learn the history of the Holocaust in preparation for the upcoming two-week trip to Europe. According …

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  • FSA to celebrate National Ag Day

    LITTLE ROCK — “Everyone is encouraged to take a moment to appreciate the hard-working farmers and ranchers in Arkansas on March 25, National Ag Day,” said Linda Newkirk, State Farm Service Agency executive director. “This year’s theme is ‘Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths …

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  • Student nets leadership award

    BENTONVILLE — Camella Trivitt, a Springdale High School senior who is studying in a medical career and technical education program, was recently one of three Northwest Arkansas students who received one of the inaugural Regional Student Career and Technical Leadership awards. Award recipients will receive …

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  • Special ed supervisor touts available services

    It is the time of year when parents of children eligible for kindergarten begin planning for their child’s entrance to kindergarten. Magnet applications have already been made available by Batesville School District, and letters will be in mailboxes shortly, if they have not already been …

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