• Batesville woman arrested for battery

    MELBOURNE — A Batesville woman was arrested last week for fighting another woman at a party in Melbourne, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lindsey Dawn Teague, 23, of Batesville was arrested Thursday for third-degree battery. The warrant of arrest stems …

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  • Road closed for bridge repair

    ASH FLAT — Beginning Sept. 15, Nelsonville Road in Sharp County between the South Big Creek Bridge to Wilson Road will be closed for approximately one week for bridge repair, said Dan Melbourne, road superintendent.

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  • Moorefield council to meet

    Moorefield — The Moorefield Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 Thursday evening in the Moorefield Town Hall, said Paul Barrett, recorder/treasurer.  The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Civil War group to hear about CSA treasury secretary

    The Batesville Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Community Bank’s George Rider Room. The meeting is open to guests. Lyon College assistant history professor Dr. Scott Lien will present a program entitled “Christoph Gustavus Memminger: A Forgotten Member of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 3, 1995.

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  • ‘He took control of my life that day, but I took it back’

    The man who forced Amy Murphree from her home and attacked her was not able to claim her spirit. Even with bleeding in the brain, broken places in her ankle and foot, a road rash with third-degree burns, Amy said she now feels more empowered …

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  • UACCB breaks ground

    Growing up in a home with beautician, Deborah Frazier came to appreciate entrepreneurship and opportunity. Now as chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, she is in a position to help others achieve both. UACCB broke ground Monday on a new cosmetology …

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  • Murderer transported to ADC

    MELBOURNE — An Izard County man convicted last March of murdering his nephew has been transported to the Arkansas Department of Correction, Sheriff Tate Lawrence has announced. Harvey Leon Loosey, 51, of Calico Rock was among five inmates in the Izard County jail who were …

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  • 3 jailed for theft of purse

    MELBOURNE — Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a Calico Rock hospital, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Jacob Raymond Frey, 25, of Brockwell was arrested Thursday with theft of property and public …

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  • Voters must register by Oct. 6

    Oct. 6 is the deadline to apply to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. For more information on registering, call the Independence County Clerk’s office at (870) 793-8828. Applications are usually available at county clerk offices, state revenue office, driver services, public …

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  • Calico Rock to host Mountain Man Rendezvous/Native American Day

    CALICO ROCK — The third annual Mountain Man Rendezvous/Native American Day will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13 in Calico Rock. The mountain man and Native American rendezvous will be in Rand Park. A Walk of Remembrance will be held …

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  • Pageant recruiting contestants

    Officials with the Mrs. Arkansas America Pageant are recruiting contestants to represent a number of preliminary titles at the upcoming statewide contest, scheduled for Oct. 11 in Hot Springs. “We have a limited number of preliminary titles still available this pageant season,” Lynn DeJarnette, executive …

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