• Pfeiffer eyes water line project

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building. The agenda includes the water line relocation on Highway 167 North, an engineering report and Batesville Water Utilities management report on customer adjustments as well as water …

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  • Volunteer weather observers sought

    The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network needs volunteer weather observers of all ages to measure precipitation in their own back yards to help scientists study storms. “The only requirements are an enthusiasm for watching and reporting weather conditions and a desire to learn …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 6, 1994.

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  • Club News

    Daughters of 1812 PINE BLUFF — In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, the Arkansas Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 recently held a memorial service and marked the graves of Nathan Jenkins and Drew White, both veterans of …

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  • Imaginations Events giving away $10,000 dream wedding

    Talk about living up to its name. Imaginations Events is giving away the event of a lifetime, where imaginations will soar when one lucky couple gets to plan their dream wedding, up to $10,000. A group of downtown Batesville businesses announced the $10,000 wedding giveaway …

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  • No signs found of missing local man

    There have been no signs of a Batesville man who has been reported missing. Olinger is a white male, 65, and has not been seen since 5 p.m. Monday. An aerial search was conducted Thursday afternoon around Olinger’s neighborhood in the Meadow Heights area, but …

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  • Batesville’s own Oscar Valdez featured on new MMA reality show

    Oscar Valdez didn’t seem like the type to fight. His former coaches and teachers describe the 2011 Batesville graduate as a respectful, well-spoken young man who stayed out of trouble and stood out on the soccer pitch. During a breakout senior season that earned him …

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  • Brain Injury Awareness Month: Mtn. View family shares story

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and a Mountain View family wants to share their story to help prevent brain injuries as well as to help others who have experienced brain injuries. On a mid-August evening 2 1/2 years ago, 10-year-old Kaylee …

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  • 3 accused of storage unit break-in

    Three people are facing charges of breaking or entering and theft after they were allegedly caught stealing items from storage units in west Batesville on Wednesday. Shannon Marlin reported a storage building broken into on Wycough Street after receiving a call from a neighbor who …

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  • Shooting range holds first tournament of season

    Now sporting five trap fields, the Paul H. “Rocky” Willmuth Shooting Sports Complex easily accommodated shooters from all over the state recently as 12 teams totaling 61 shooters participated in the first Amateur Trap Association tournament of the 2014 season. “We were very, very pleased …

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  • Board to consider asphalt bid, repair quotes

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Batesville School Board will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary cafeteria. The agenda includes a bid consideration from Atlas Asphalt Inc. to overlay the parking lot and drives at Sulphur Rock Elementary in …

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  • Ceremony to observe Arbor Day

    The city of Batesville will be observing Arbor Day with a special ceremony followed by a tree planting. The event, which will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery at Row Lake, is open to the public. Arkansas’ Arbor Day is the third Monday …

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