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Experts talk safety

Homeowners need to do more and be proactive when it comes to their personal security, and sometimes it requires thinking like a thief. These and many more topics, including knowing what your insurance policy really covers in the event of a break-in, were discussed when the Independence County Sheriff’s Community Relations team and members of the sheriff’s department hosted a …

In Other News

BAAC prepares for ‘Souper Bowl Saturday’

Batesville Area Arts Council’s annual “Souper Bowl Saturday” fundraiser will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. …

ICARE to hold spaghetti supper fundraiser

MELBOURNE — A spaghetti supper sponsored by Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will be served from 4 to 6:30 p.m. …

Webb to retire

NEWARK — Dr. Ann Webb, superintendent of the Cedar Ridge School District, has spent 38 years in education. Thirty-two of …

Election commission names new chair

The Independence County Election Commission has announced the installation of a new chairman, according to a news release. June Fournier …

Equipment to benefit Midland High School

PLEASANT PLAINS — A new dry ice machine and water bath will bring more hands-on activities to students in one …

Introduction to computers class offered at Ozarka-MV

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ozarka College in Mountain View will host an introduction to computers course beginning in March. The course, …

News of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 20, 2003.

USS Razorback, maritime museum has $1M impact

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, home to World War II submarine USS Razorback, reported an estimated economic …

Sports

BJHS, Wynne cagers split

The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers mashed the Wynne Lady Bees in Pioneer Gym Thursday night, and the Bees rallied past …

Scot women grab 6th win in row

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Taylor Grigg scored 15 first-half points and Elliott Taylor hit eight of eight shots from the field, …

Sside sweeps Newport in 4A-2

SOUTHSIDE — Southside swept Newport in 4A-2 District games as the Southerners picked up their first district win of the …

Basketball in town tonight

Greene County Tech Lady Eagles (5-1, 5A-East District; 14-5, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (6-0, 11-7), Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 30 – Saturday, January 31, 2015.

Things to watch this weekend in Southeastern Conference hoops

Maybe there will be more important games this weekend in terms of the SEC standings, but for pure theater, nothing …

Sports Briefs

Tennis MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did enough to beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a semifinal match that …

Area football players sign with Lyon

Southside’s Jeff Fox and Midland’s Caleb Altom recently signed letters-of-intent to attend Lyon College and play football for the Scots …