• Citizens Bank promotes employee

    Citizens Bank has promoted Charolette Royal to the position of assistant corporate trust officer, and she has recently attained the title of certified corporate trust specialist. “Charolette achieved the CCTS designation by demonstrating excellence in the field of corporate trust,” said Robin Brock, senior vice …

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  • Jazz pianist sets performance

    Lyon College will host a master class with jazz pianist Steven Solomon, at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Bevens Music Room in Brown Chapel, according to a news release. A recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Bevens. “Solomon’s music unites jazz, pop …

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  • Alzheimer’s caregiver workshop offered at Ozarka

    ASH FLAT — An Alzheimer’s caregiver workshop called Hope for the Future will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at Ozarka College, located at 64 College Drive in Ash Flat. Registration will begin at 7:30. The following topics will be covered: an overview …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 17, 1994.

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  • Officer shoots Cave woman after stabbing

    BALD KNOB (AP) — An Arkansas police officer responding to an alleged stabbing inside a convenience store shot the suspect. At around 10 a.m. Monday, a man and woman entered a convenience store at 119 U.S. Highway 167 in Bald Knob, where the woman allegedly …

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  • Dog helps master elude police

    A dog riding shotgun wasn’t going to let his master be arrested without making his presence known and helped keep the officer’s attention so his master could escape. Officer Bobby Woods said he was on Camp Tahkodah Road Sunday when he saw that a driver …

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  • Accused thief uses necklace to cut open arm at jail

    An Independence County man is accused of breaking into several Cord and Newark homes, but his crime spree has drawn the attention of local police, according to multiple reports filed with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Jordan Gray Cato, 25, who listed addresses of 1390 …

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  • Woman claims people chasing her, arrested for meth

    The only people following a Batesville woman were the Walmart manager and a police officer. Deputy Zach Rawlins said he was called to the Walmart Sunday night because a 38-year-old woman was acting bizarrely. Trudy Pectol told the manager that she was being chased by …

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  • Blood drive scheduled

    A blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at White River Area Agency on Aging, located at 3998 Harrison St. in Batesville. To donate blood, call 1 (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. All blood types are …

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  • Local man caught in window

    Like a good neighbor, Keith White told officers he was just checking out the house to see if anything was wrong. That was his story when Officer Randy Jones found him crawling out a window of a home. Jones said he found the 37-year-old exiting …

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  • Man hiding in home jailed

    A man hiding in a home was taken into custody and the woman who left her child with him may face some repercussions as well. Deputy Bobby Woods was called to Oak Grove Road Sunday to assist the White County Sheriff’s Office, probation and parole …

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  • Cave City sets pre-registration

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School District will hold kindergarten and preschool pre-registration from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Cave City Elementary office and Evening Shade Elementary office. Children must be 5 years of age for kindergarten and 3 or 4 …

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