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Vigil remembers domestic violence victims

Be there for a victim of domestic violence. That was the message brought by Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Mundy who was a guest speaker at the annual Family Violence Prevention Inc. Candlelight Vigil held Monday at Lyon College. Approximately 50 people attended the event that remembers local victims of domestic abuse and brings awareness to domestic violence. Mundy, a …

In Other News

County seeks to be site of new prison Pleasant Plains-area property offered

Independence County is officially in the running as the site of a new prison but even if the county is …

Suspect leaves I.D., dope in stolen car

Hearing a chain link fence rattle at the rear of a Batesville residence Wednesday night led Deputy James Ebbert to …

Election results to be posted at Guardonline.com

As always, the Batesville Daily Guard will provide the latest election results for Independence County next Tuesday night on the …

Cave City Council to revisit vicious animal ordinance

CAVE CITY — The Cave City Council on Tuesday tabled discussion of a vicious animal ordinance until it can be …

Drunk man finds help at church

Believing he was naked and running from people shooting at him, David Barnes, 46, found himself at Maple Springs Baptist …

Veteran speaks at AARP meeting

The Batesville Chapter AARP will hold its regular luncheon meeting at the Catfish Wharf at noon on Nov. 11 with …

UACCB to host ladies’ luncheon

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host a ladies’ luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday …

New Hope Church holds harvest sale, lunch

A harvest sale and lunch will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Church, located at 3655 …

Sports

Undefeated Junior Pioneers crush Eagles, 41-14

The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers crushed the Green County Tech Junior Golden Eagles 41-14 Thursday in their final home game …

Southside offense breaks out in 30-8 victory

SOUTHSIDE — This time, the Southside Junior Southerners kept the scoreboard working while winning. Quarterback Marshall Wyatt threw touchdown bombs …

Driver-led Pioneers add on team title

PARAGOULD — Batesville Pioneer junior Tristen Driver defended the 5A-East District Cross Country Championships individual title, and then some young …

Pioneers aim at better showing in Paragould

Playing better in Paragould would be a good start. Certainly, that’s crossed minds in the Batesville Pioneer camp as the …

Homestanding Lady Blazers fend off Lady Pioneers in state volleyball semifinal

JONESBORO — The Batesville Lady Pioneers rallied to tie the Valley View Lady Blazers in the Class 5A State Tournament …

Lady ’Birds slip by Lady Pirates, 68-67

CONCORD — The Guy-Perkins Lady Thunderbirds slipped by the Concord Lady Pirates 68-67 Thurday in a non-district game as Madison …

Batesville High, city to host UofA softball camp Nov. 22

Batesville High School and the city is scheduled to host a University of Arkansas touring fall softball camp on Nov. …

Lyon women fall in soccer

CONWAY — Fielding a team decimated with injuries, the Lyon College women had no answers for offensive-minded Hendrix Wednesday night …