• Zyndall Raney Band to play for ‘Celebrate the ’50s’ dance

    NEWPORT — The Zyndall Raney Band will perform at the “Celebrate the ’50s” dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Silver Moon in Newport. Those attending are asked to wear ’50s attire and bring a potluck dish to share. The band will also …

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  • Diabetes support group to meet

    The diabetes support group will meet at noon Thursday at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. in Batesville. Speakers from White River Medical Center will discuss “how to survive a hospital stay” and will have information regarding the new patient portal …

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  • River Valley Canners EHC business meeting announced

    River Valley Canners Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Extension Office, located on Meyers Street in Batesville. This will be a business meeting for the purpose of electing new officers and getting organized for the upcoming year. The meeting is …

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  • Moody, Mullens win

    CAVE CITY — Steve Moody and Fred Mullens won the Cave City Bass Club’s eighth tournament of the year on Crown Lake recently with a stringer weighing 10.60 pounds, according to a news release. “The weather was hot and humid and the bass a little …

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  • Bad Boys looks to open new line

    Bad Boy Mowers may be looking to open another facility, according to Independence County Economic Development Larry Jones, who said at Monday’s Independence County Quorum Court meeting the company is investigating plant locations for production of a rotary cutter often referred to as a Bush …

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  • Driver outruns police, dumps stolen vehicle

    A 26-year-old who said he was going to give officers a run for their money will need to raise a little cash of his own. Thomas Michael Patterson faces felony and misdemeanor charges after he took a vehicle from a car lot Thursday and did …

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  • Accused drug dealer posts $20K bond, is released

    MELBOURNE — A $20,000 bond was set for a 19-year-old man accused of dealing drugs, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Garrett Buster Campbell, address unavailable, was arrested July 6 on drug-related felony charges, all delivery of different controlled substances. Campbell posted bond the …

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  • Izard Co. man arrested twice

    MELBOURNE — Drunks and drugs made up a large portion of reports from the Izard County Sheriff’s Office in the past two weeks. Among them were Richard Thomas Brown, 56, of Pineville who was arrested for felony criminal contempt of court. Brown was released July …

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  • Bank acquires property for future growth

    Citizens Bank has moved a step closer to laying the physical foundation for its 10-year plan to strategically grow into a regional banking organization, based in Batesville, by seeking out acquisition and expansion opportunities. Citizens Bank has acquired property along St. Louis Street (between Case …

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  • Chamber still accepting vendor applications for water carnival

    Friday will be the last day to get an arts, crafts, or business booth for the White River Water Carnival, according to a news release by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Applications may be picked up at the chamber office located at 409 Vine …

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  • UACCB board to hold quarterly meeting Thursday

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday in Independence Hall, Room 104. An agenda includes announcement of new employees, enrollment and facilities updates and other personnel reports. Meetings are open to the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 3, 1995.

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