• 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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  • 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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