• Newspapers more than current events; NIE aids students, sponsors

    What’s black, white and read all over can also be used to determine what could be made from a car sold on a 13-percent commission, what individual rights conflict with the common good, or the tip a family of four should leave based on a …

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  • No charges for former public defender

    Special Prosecutor Jack McQuary has recently completed his investigation into possible state statutes and ethics violations by former 16th Judicial District Public Defender Beverly Claunch and said in a letter to county judges that he finds no criminal violations or intent by Claunch and does …

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  • Prisoner killed

    The death of an Independence County man is under investigation after he died at the Varner Unit. John Dobson III, 29, was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday, according to Shea Wilson, with the Arkansas Department of Correction. His death is being investigated as a …

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  • Students join in praise, worship during ‘See You at the Pole’

    Allie Agee could think of no better way to start the day than gathered in worship and praise with friends and classmates in front of Batesville High School. Even though it meant showing up an hour early before the morning bell, she along with more …

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  • Steering wheel cover in pants results in arrest of MV man

    A steering wheel cover allegedly hidden in his shorts, a pair of new sunglasses on his head and a new T-shirt over his other clothes resulted in a Mountain View man being charged with shoplifting at the Batesville Walmart Monday. Independence County Deputy Daniel Heflin …

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  • Angel Tree deadline approaches

    The United Way Angel Tree Program is gearing up for children living in Independence County to receive Christmas gifts, and applications may be picked up beginning Oct. 1 from Department of Human Services at 100 Weaver Ave. in Batesville, or the United Way office located …

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  • Chamber members to hear political candidates

    A political candidate forum will be held for a Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Bateville. The forum will features the candidates for state Senate District 19 …

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  • Civil War sheet music to be topic at free program for seniors

    Gail Harley of Batesville will lead a program about Civil War music at Old Independence Regional Museum on Tuesday. It will be the ninth in its series of senior programs for the year and will start at 10 a.m. Harley has been collecting Civil War …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 26 – Sunday, September 28, 2014.

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  • Revival to begin tonight

    CAVE CITY — Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City will have a revival at 7 tonight through Saturday. Curt Howard of Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church is evangelist. Singing will be led by Charles Landers. The church is on Mount Carmel Road seven miles …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 18, 1995.

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  • Bray, others rack up in Oklahoma

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma — Four competitors from our part of Arkansas did well in the recent 2014 Salers Junior Nationals in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Lindsey Huffmaster of Williford was named the American Salers Queen in the Salers royalty beauty contest and Morgan Street of Cave City was …

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