• Rock This House is July 25-26; tickets on sale now

    ASH FLAT — Some 800 people are expected to turn out for this year’s Rock This House women’s conference, set for July 25-26 at Ash Flat Church of Christ. Rock This House will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 26 and 8:30 a.m. July 27. …

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  • FWS hears concerns over critical habitat designation

    Will an endangered animal affect the way property owners can use their land? That was the question addressed in a public meeting held Wednesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The meeting was one of …

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  • Judsonia man shot, killed during fight with estranged wife

    JUDSONIA (AP) — White County authorities say a Judsonia man was shot and killed during a fight with his estranged wife. Chief Deputy Phillip Miller told reporters that 52-year-old Willis Terry was killed during the altercation Wednesday at the home he formerly shared with his …

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  • Bikers Sunday announced

    OXFORD — Oxford Baptist Church will have its 17th annual Bikers Sunday this weekend. Warner Allen will bring a message from the Bible. A meal will follow. Bikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Salem City Park and will leave the park at 10:30. For …

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  • Searcy woman found fit for trial 

    SEARCY (AP) — A Searcy woman has been found mentally fit to stand trial in the shooting death of her mother. Prosecutors accuse 33-year-old Alexandria Amber-Danielle Williams of fatally shooting her mother, Dina Darden, as Darden was leaving her job at a Big Lots store. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 29, 1994.

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  • Summer meals offered

    LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals Program offers free summer meals to children 18 years of age and younger at safe, supervised locations in communities across Arkansas such as churches, schools, community centers, parks, Boys and Girls Clubs and libraries. To …

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  • Colonial Dames awards funds

    Nicole Sallee, a 2014 graduate of Bearden High School, is this year’s recipient of the Arkansas Society Colonial Dames 17th Century’s $1,000 scholarship for the 2014-15 year, according to Patsy Barnett of Camden, scholarship chairman of Ouachita Valley Chapter Colonial Dames. To qualify for the …

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  • Freedom Riders to hold meeting

    SEARCY — Freedom Warriors Riding Association of Arkansas Inc. will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lightle Center, located at 2200 E. Moore St. in Searcy. The event is free and open to the public. The group has a mission to …

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  • 67th annual Brockwell Gospel Music School begins Monday

    BROCKWELL — The 67th annual Brockwell Gospel Music School will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through June 20 at 4243 Highway 9 North in Brockwell. General classes will be available for music theory, sight reading, directing, etc. Private lessons will be available …

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  • Love’s Closet open

    Ruddell Hill Baptist Church Love’s Closet will be giving away used clothing beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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  • VBS announced in Strawberry

    STRAWBERRY — Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Strawberry will have vacation Bible school Monday through June 13. The theme will be “God’s Great Rescue.” The event is open to the public.

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