• Diemer, Brown win tourney

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Bass Club had a good turnout for its first tournament of the year on Greers Ferry Lake, with 25 members registered and 14 boats entered, said Steve Moody, tournament director. David Diemer and Roger Brown weighed in 8.95 pounds …

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  • Orders being taken for fish sale

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Conservation District will be having its annual fish sale at 1  p.m. March 25 in the parking lot of the Ash Flat Livestock Auction, said Kerrie Brightwell, district secretary. Call (870) 994-7335, extension 3 by March 21 to place …

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  • UACCB students prepare for European trip

    Seven students at University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville have been selected for a study abroad experience this summer. Each student is currently enrolled in a course to learn the history of the Holocaust in preparation for the upcoming two-week trip to Europe. According …

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  • Student nets leadership award

    BENTONVILLE — Camella Trivitt, a Springdale High School senior who is studying in a medical career and technical education program, was recently one of three Northwest Arkansas students who received one of the inaugural Regional Student Career and Technical Leadership awards. Award recipients will receive …

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  • Special ed supervisor touts available services

    It is the time of year when parents of children eligible for kindergarten begin planning for their child’s entrance to kindergarten. Magnet applications have already been made available by Batesville School District, and letters will be in mailboxes shortly, if they have not already been …

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  • Guard updating information

    The Batesville Daily Guard’s annual Community Focus special section will publish on April 24, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 …

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  • Trees planted at Oaklawn for Arbor Day

    With a name like “Oaklawn,” one might expect to see oaks at Batesville’s historic cemetery. Unfortunately, over the years several of the stately trees have sustained storm damage or disease and had to be cut down, but on Monday the city planted two Shumard red …

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  • Brown pleads to raping girl

    A man who forced a 13-year-old old girl to have sex with him while they were out riding around has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. William Michael Brown of 855 Antioch Road, Cave City, recently pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault and was …

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  • ‘Extreme couponer’ shares tips, secrets

    Extreme couponing doesn’t have to take an extreme amount of time, according to resident Deann Castleberry, who says it only takes her about an hour or two a week, saves her at least $50 and she always gets free stuff. Being as she is married …

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  • Man leads officers on high-speed chase all the way to his residence

    NEWPORT — A Tuckerman man was arrested after he led a 22-mile high-speed chase all the way to his house, according to Lt. Patrick Weatherford with the Newport Police Department. Around 1 p.m. Monday, Newport Police Department Patrolman Matt Easley attempted to make a traffic …

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  • Circus coming to town

    The Kelly Miller Brothers Circus will perform at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. April 2 at Riverside Park in Batesville. The tent raising will begin at approximately 9 a.m., and the public is welcome to come see the elephants lift the giant Big Top into the …

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  • McLean seeks Senate

      State Rep. James McLean is announcing his candidacy for Arkansas State Senate, District 19. This district includes all of Independence, Izard and Sharp counties and parts of Randolph and Fulton counties. The seat is currently held by Sen. David Wyatt, who is not seeking …

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