• 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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  • Local teens score well at world show in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Local teens won or placed in several categories in the recent American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City. Taylor Asberry of Sidney and Ty Cornelius of nearby Mount Pleasant teamed with Kelly Renee Duncan of Conway to …

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  • Southside clears another hurdle

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside has cleared one more hurdle in its attempt to become a city. Brandon Gay, Keep Southside Free From Annexation co-chairman, announced at a meeting of Southside residents on Tuesday night that earlier in the day, the community had enough certified signatures for …

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  • Habitual offender accused of B&E

    A Batesville man has been formally charged with breaking and entering and theft after he was seen taking airplane parts that weren’t his from a shop building and fleeing the scene near Highway 167 and Antioch Road on Sept. 15. Stanley Dewayne Gammill, 49, of …

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  • Driver in fatal accident ID’d

    Authorities have released the name of the driver involved in a fatal accident that claimed the life of Penny Yarbrough. Derrick Coles, 30, was listed as the driver in the Monday night accident on Sandtown Road. The accident is still under investigation, according to the …

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  • C-Ridge recognized by ADE

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District has been recognized for being the recipient of a $150,000 school-based health center grant in the construction of a new health center on the Cord-Charlotte Elementary campus. Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Tony Wood recently recognized the district …

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  • Cave City woman charged in 100-mile police chase

    A 26-year-old Cave City woman has been formally charged with theft after she stole a truck and led police on a 100-mile high-speed chase across multiple counties on Sept. 16. Both the driver of the stolen truck — Amanda N. Miller — and two Independence …

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  • Alderman appointed

    The Batesville City Council has a new member. Sonya Crafton, vice principal at West Magnet Elementary, was appointed Tuesday night to fulfill the unexpired term of Fred Krug, who resigned a month ago after moving out of the city, as well as the 2015-16 council …

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  • Unwanted/expired drugs to be collected in Sharp, Izard counties

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the national prescription drug “take-back” day Saturday with a collection site set up from 9 a.m. to noon at the Sharp County Courthouse in Ash Flat, Sheriff Mark Counts said. Residents are encouraged to …

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  • Firefighter’s last wishes fulfilled

    Batesville Fire Deptartment members and honorary pallbearers ride atop a fire truck (top photo) while holding on to the casket of retired Capt. Ronnie Shetron during a special funeral procession Tuesday. Shetron, who spent 20 years with the department, died Saturday at the age of 66. …

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  • CC students hear about ‘scary day’

    CAVE CITY — While many may remember where they were and what they were doing when the United States was attacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, fourth-graders at Cave City Elementary weren’t even born yet. “For your entire lives, our country has had troops …

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