• Cool weather helps attendance – Maggie Rose headlines water carnival

    Cool weather greeted attendees at the 71st annual White River Water Carnival at Riverside Park on Saturday that offered a full day of family fun including a concert by a Nashville star, the crowning of a new Bone Collector, drag boat races on the river, …

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  • Remains found

    When a 49-year-old Thida man decided to go on a fishing trip Saturday afternoon, he didn’t catch any fish. Instead, he found what he thought might be human remains. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said officers and investigators from his department were dispatched to Meadow …

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  • Man drinking beer, waving gun, arrested

    Waving a gun in front of his ex-wife’s house while drinking a beer got a Davis Lane man a trip to jail Sunday afternoon. Deputy John Carroll said he was dispatched to a Hawkins Street address around 2 p.m. where a man in a green …

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  • Event set for this weekend

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The 13th annual Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour will take place Friday through Sunday, according to a news release. The self-guided driving tour will include 27 artisans within a 30-mile radius of the Mountain View courthouse square. The diverse group will …

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  • Alderman applications sought

    The city of Batesville is still taking applicants for Ward 3 (Westside) alderman, following the recent resignation of Fred Krug. Applications and résumés may be turned into city hall. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Those who have applied before may call city hall at …

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  • Ozarka plans blood drive

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 in the lobby of the John E. Miller education complex in Melbourne.  Each person who is able to give blood will have the chance to …

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  • Water authority to meet

    The regular monthly meeting of the Pfeiffer Public Water Authority Board will be held at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Batesville Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Airport reschedules meeting

    The Batesville Airport Commission has rescheduled its regular monthly meeting to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the airport terminal building.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 6, 1995.

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  • Quarterly meeting scheduled

    FAIRFIELD BAY — The quarterly meetings of the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District Board and White River Planning and Development District Board have been scheduled for Sept. 16 at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center, located at 110 Lost Creek Parkway in …

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  • Community School board to meet

    The Community School Inc. board meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at White River Specialized Industries, located at 1550 Cottonwood in Batesville.

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  • ‘Hello Goodbye:’ The British Invasion of Arkansas – How Walnut Ridge became forever tied with The Beatles

    WALNUT RIDGE — In September 1964, a quartet from England was just looking for some peace and quiet. For the young men from Liverpool, 1964 had already been a banner year. Their lives had changed drastically. In February, the chaps left England, not sure if …

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