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County range offers dove shoot

With the opening of dove hunting season around the corner, the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex is offering a “first of its kind” simulated dove hunt. “Wednesday was the start of our two-week dove field,” said range manager Jody Hewitt. “With the help of our sponsors we have turned Field 5 into a mock dove field. It’s complete with hay …

In Other News

Newport seeks ‘Trashiest Team’

NEWPORT — The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is currently recruiting teams to participate in the “Trashiest Team” contest during …

BAAC holds gallery reception

The Batesville Area Arts Council hosted a gallery reception Aug. 21 for its current exhibition, which features artwork created by …

Bible classes to resume

The Joy of Living Ladies Community Bible Study will resume classes Tuesday. The morning class will meet from 10 to …

Club News

Independence County 4-H Teen Leader Club The Independence County 4-H Teen Leader Club meeting was held Aug. 7 at the …

News Of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 22, 1995.

Prepare now for fall hunting

I know it’s still August, but are you prepared for the fall hunting season? In Arkansas it starts Oct. 1 …

Littletons, Le win tourneys

Billy Littleton and T. Le teamed to win the Batesville Bassmasters’ latest tournament, held Saturday on Greers Ferry Lake, said …

Hunter education course offered

ASH FLAT — A hunter education course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Ash …

Sports

Coaches say they’re pleased with scrimmage results

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners saw their first live football action against an opponent Thursday at Stewart Field as the …

Batesville breaks skid in Cabot

CABOT — The Batesville Lady Pioneers broke through on the road by blanking the Cabot Lady Panthers. Winless in home …

Lady Southerners blank hosts in conference volleyball opener

LITTLE ROCK — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators Thursday in their first Class 4A Central …

Bearkatz, Lady Rebels win golf matches

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz and Highland Lady Rebels won high school golf matches at Cooper’s Hawk on Thursday. Led …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 29 – Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Morgan leads revamped group of Hog receivers

FAYETTEVILLE — Drew Morgan couldn’t resist the chance to celebrate after making a 44-yard catch during Arkansas’ first preseason scrimmage, …

Arkansas-Auburn preview

Arkansas (0-0, 0-0 SEC) at No. 6 Auburn (0-0, 0-0), 3 p.m. (SEC Network) Betting line: Auburn by 20½. Series …

Hill breaks Manziel mark as A&M whips S. Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M …