Some things are indelibly imprinted on our minds. I call them snapshots in time.
Music was always a fun subject in school, especially as the holidays approached.
“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…
The horse knows the way….”
Saying he was going to Australia with his wife to work, a Newark man has been reported missing by his mother, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Toland.
Friday afternoon, Lola Mae Mole of Newark told Toland that her son, 58-year-old Ralph D. Mole, accompanied by his wife, Julie Mole, and a representative from the White River Area Agency on Aging, came by her house about two months ago and that was the last time she has seen or heard from him.
According to Toland, she said the visit was in reference to Ralph Mole getting monetary help from her.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of “Travel in Arkansas” tourism articles for the Batesville Daily Guard.
The stainless steel steps in the ladder-well of the aft hatch of the ancient diesel class World War II submarine are worn smooth by numerous feet on untold missions all over the world.
They lead down to a dim and once-ominous world of danger.
That feeling is enhanced when you add the faint odors of various oils and greases emanating from now silent engines, along with the sight of massive torpedoes filling the cramped space.
Write-in candidate creates race
ASH FLAT — Cave City has two races for school board positions in the Sept. 15 school elections.
Robert Hutchison, the incumbent in Position 7, recently filed as a write-in candidate, according to public records in the Sharp County and Circuit Clerk’s office.
Stephen Stauffer filed for the same position during the regular filing period.
The other race pits challenger Kirk Ratliff against incumbent Jeff Eddy for Position 6.
Both positions carry five-year terms.
A patriotic display at the Old Independence Regional Museum includes an original letter from John Hancock, famous as the first signer of the Declaration of Independence, administrative assistant April White said.
Hancock wrote the letter during the Revolutionary War when he was the leader of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to Rhode Island leaders. Hancock asked for their help to defeat the enemy, British Gen. Lord Cornwallis and his troops, who had been pinned down on the peninsula of Yorktown.
Colonel Miller is a familiar name at the National Invitational White River Canoe Race and for good reason.
The 83-year-old retired Marine has been bringing canoe racers to the national championship race for Boy Scouts since 1977.
Col. Robert Miller has enjoyed a plethora of success at the annual event and has instilled one motto with his scouts. “Win with humility and lose with dignity.”
LOCUST GROVE — Batesville’s Billy Moyer added to his win total at the Batesville Motor Speedway with a dominating performance Saturday night in the MSRA vs. MARS Clash.
Bill Frye of Greenbrier was in control Friday night, collecting a $2,000 check for the 30-lap feature win. He started 14th and finished fourth in Saturday’s $2,500-to-win, 35-lap feature.
MOUNTAIN HOME — Batesville’s 13-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars went .500 here over the weekend at the North Arkansas State Tournament in Twin Lakes Park.
After falling to Bentonville 13-3 on Friday, the local All-Stars battled back, defeating Gravette 10-4 on Saturday and Fort Smith Christian 14-4 on Sunday afternoon before being eliminated by Springdale 10-8 early this morning.
HORSESHOE BEND — The Chuck Dennis Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 15 at Turkey Mountain Golf Course, according to a news release.
The event is hosted by the Horseshoe Bend Knights of Columbus 10493 and proceeds go to Knights of Columbus charities.
The entry fee for the 4-person scramble is $180 per team. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. A shotgun start is set for 8.
Each flight will pay $500 to the first-place team, $350 to second and $250 to third. The event includes a longest-putt contest.