• Daughter accused of fraud

    Eight felonies have been filed against a daughter who defrauded her mother of several hundred dollars. The affidavit for arrest claims 38-year-old Nichole Henson of Broadwater Lane forged money from Cassondra Sherill of Newport. Sherill found eight checks that had been forged in Independence County. …

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  • Offices to close for holiday

    Batesville City Hall and Batesville Water Utilities will be closed on Friday for the Fourth of July holiday. Garbage pickup will remain on the same day; crews will start at 6:30 a.m. and work until around lunch (depending on how fast they can get it …

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  • Historical sign restored

    A sign that’s more than half a century old was recently restored. The restoration project for the historical marker located on the lawn of the First Presbyterian Church on College Street cost $800, with Lyon College paying $600 and the Independence County Historical Society paying …

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  • Lives of Shakers

    Simple, plain and practical are commonly used words to describe the Shakers, a religious sect that immigrated to America in the 1700s. Known for their well-built furniture and simple lifestyle, the Shakers were very regimented in their work and religious beliefs, according to Twyla Wright …

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  • School board filing period open

    Those wanting to run in this year’s annual school board elections in September have until July 8 to file at their respective county clerk’s office. The filing period opened Tuesday and ends at noon on July 8. (County offices will be closed Friday for the …

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  • 60 attend career fair at Ozarka in Ash Flat

    ASH FLAT — Ozarka College at Ash Flat hosted its second annual nursing career fair on June 25 for Ozarka College licensed practical nursing students. Approximately 60 students attended, representing Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring, Melbourne, and Mountain View nursing programs.  Students learned good resume tips …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 24, 1995.

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  • Ozark Folk Center offers second Youth Day Camp

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ozark Folk Center State Park will hold its second Youth Day Camp July 7 through 11 for children ages 8 through 12. The cost of the camp is $60 per child. Scholarships are available. “This camp is about passing along traditions both …

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  • Honor Roll – Concord Elementary

    CONCORD — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Concord Elementary School, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Laney Brackett, Lexy Cannon, John David Hendricks, Breanna Jones, Coda Caughron, Natalia …

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  • Subscription offered to newlyweds

    The Batesville Daily Guard is offering a month of free home delivery of the newspaper within our circulation area to newlyweds. To start delivery, drop by the Guard office at 258 W. Main St. in Batesville or call (870) 793-2383 or toll free  (800) 559-2383.

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  • Family reunions announced

    Rounds family The Rounds Reunion will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the home of Johnny Rounds, located at 20 Oak Bluff Road in Batesville. A potluck will be served. The event is open to all family and friends. For more information call (870) 793-7916. …

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  • Davis to mark 85th birthday

    BETHESDA — Wanda Ford Davis will celebrate her 85th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Campground Methodist Church in Bethesda. Davis was born July 11, 1929, in Batesville. She worked for many years and retired from Harvest Foods. She lives …

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