• Southside CoC holds ‘The Race is On’ VBS

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside Church of Christ will have vacation Bible school tonight through Friday at 7 p.m. each night. The theme is “The Race is On! (running with Jesus every day).” Each night begins with songs with the kids. Classes for all ages, including an …

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  • Couple donates $5K to campaign

    MELBOURNE — Ron and Karen Helm of Oxford have committed $5,000 to the Ozarka College Student Services Center Capital Campaign, according to a news release. “Student services being located in one building will greatly enhance our efforts to assist students in a timely and efficient …

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  • Childress honored by academy

    The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Elijah Wanya Adonis Childress of Batesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in athletics, honor roll, leadership and math, according to a news release. Fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students are …

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  • Cord resident named ‘outstanding’ dietetic student

    FAYETTEVILLE — Jessica Bradley of Cord and a recent graduate of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, has been named the Outstanding Dietetic Student by the Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Bradley, the daughter of …

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  • Scholar awarded $2K

    A recent Batesville High School graduate has been named a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship by the Scholarships for Military Veterans program, according to a news release. Chaney Ryan of Newark is the daughter of military veteran Karen Ryan. The high school graduate plans to …

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  • Smithville student recognized

    MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University recently announced the names of 365 students who qualified for the Dean’s List following the Spring 2014 semester. Area students included Lane Gay of Smithville, a junior biology-pre health major. To qualify, a student must complete 12 or more semester …

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  • UA-FS releases list

    FORT SMITH — The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor. Area students named to the list include Melissa Carter, Mindy Estrada (all A’s) and Chelsea …

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  • ASMSA recognizes 96 during commencement

    HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts celebrated two milestones during commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2014 on May 24 — the 20th graduating class and the 2,000th graduate since the school opened in 1993. The Arkansas General Assembly …

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  • ADEQ holds slogan contest

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is holding a contest to find a slogan that can be used anywhere in Arkansas to encourage people to recycle. Slogans must contain five words or less and include a form of the word recycle. “We …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1994.

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  • Library announces memorials

    The Independence County Library’s endowment fund has received the following memorials: Robertson Fallis Barnett — Don E. and Inez Fallis, Orange, California Gerald A. Meacham — Nancy and Preston Grace Jr.; H. David and Suzanne Blair; Jim, Paula and Ann Beard, Sulphur Rock; Lax, Vaughan, …

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  • Clark, Jones to wed

    Richard and Barbara Clark of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Natanya Clark, to Eric Jones, son of Alan and Jill Jones of Converse, Indiana. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Erline Ledgerwood of Batesville and Johnnie and …

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