• 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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  • Woman uses teeth to create art

    SOUTHSIDE — Dipping her brush into the white paint, Sharon Scarbrough steadies herself as she adds the color against the stark contrast of a blue background. The snow-capped mountains need more definition. When people see her artwork and say they couldn’t paint like her using …

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  • Expired tags lead to arrest

    The driver had expired tags and no insurance, his passenger had a false name, four warrants and an urge to run to avoid outstanding warrants. Curtis Smith, 59, of Sulphur Rock was stopped by police Wednesday morning for car tags that had expired in January, …

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  • Theft incident missed by stolen camera

    Hoping to see who had broken into his pickup Tuesday night, Bobby Liles of Moorefield turned to his hidden game camera, but it was gone. Liles told Independence county Deputy Gary Franks that he parked his truck on the east side of his house Tuesday …

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  • Children remembered at Compassionate Friends picnic

    The balloons in yellow, pink, blue, red and green may have brought some color to Riverside Park on Tuesday night, but for those holding the red strings clustered together on the riverbank, they were reminders of children who have died too soon. Elizabeth Broughton held …

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