• Hysterical woman forces intruder out

    An officer arrived on College Street in Batesville Thursday morning to find a half-naked hysterical woman who said she had gotten out of the shower and found a stranger in her living room. Independence County Officer Bret Ward said he was dispatched to the residence …

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  • Juvenile charged in bomb threat

    A local juvenile connected to a bomb threat at a school in Fort Smith has been charged in juvenile court with first-degree conspiracy to commit terroristic threatening. The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Fort Smith Police Department after the Southside High …

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  • 3 arrested for delivering drugs

    ASH FLAT — Three Cave City residents were arrested Tuesday for dealing drugs, according to a news release. Tressa Winters, 29, was arrested for two counts of delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), a class C felony, two counts of delivery within 1,000 feet of …

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  • Officer pulls over reckless driver

    Officer Patrick Collins was not sure what was causing the traffic flow ahead of him to stall, but shortly after he heard a fellow officer being dispatched in his direction over a reckless driver, he saw the vehicle in question ahead of him around 7:15 …

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  • EAST Night Out to reach out to potential clients

    Eagle Mountain Magnet will host EAST Night Out from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The event is open to the public. EAST is Environmental And Spatial Technology, a nonprofit organization that focuses on student-driven service projects through the use of the latest technology. Julie …

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  • WRHS to offer adult psych ward, helicopter transport

    A stroke patient who needs to be med-flighted from Batesville to a large hospital. An additional team watching over critical care patients 24/7 in an “eICU.” Psych patients who need specialized care. White River Health System continues to implement quality care and expand services to …

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  • Sharp Co. woman named to worldwide advisory board

    “Fibromyalgia has changed my life no doubt, but it cannot have my life. I am still living that to the best of my ability.” —Karla Rush   SIDNEY — A real-time research platform and patient network that connects patients with others who have the same …

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  • Lynn resident nets degree

    LYNN — A 2004 graduate of Lynn High School and 2008 Lyon College alumnus has graduated with a Ph.D. in history from West Virginia University, according to a news release. Blake Perkins, a native of Smithville, graduated in August with the degree after receiving a …

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  • Employers gain experience by hiring older workers

    SEARCY — As the fastest-growing sector of today’s workforce, Americans age 55 and older play a vital role — a trend the U.S. Department of Labor says will continue through the 21st century. Experience Works, a national nonprofit organization providing training, community service and employment …

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  • Spanish, ESL classes offered

    Individuals who would like to learn conversational Spanish or English as a second language are welcome to attend free classes held at 7 p.m. each Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 560 Eagle Mountain Blvd. in Batesville.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 19, 1995.

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  • 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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