• Youth ranch honors Gov. Beebe

    LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe may have been the guest of honor but the children of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches are the ones reaping the benefits. Nearly 350 supporters of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches recently attended the 2014 Arkansas Children’s Award Dinner …

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  • Dealerships raise $3K for breast cancer awareness

    The Stanley Wood Chevrolet and Scott Wood Chrysler dealerships have raised more than $3,000 from the community through its “Drive Breast Cancer Outta’ Here” promotion during the month of October, according to a news release. All proceeds from the event benefit the United Way’s “Project …

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  • Free supper offered

    Starting Over Ministries (Mitch and Geta Bell) will serve a free supper from 4 to 7 tonight at Josie’s at the Lockhouse in Batesville. Those attending should call (870) 793-7000 for reservations.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 20, 1995.

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  • Cushman UMC to hold potluck

    CUSHMAN — Quillen Edwards will sing at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday at Cushman United Methodist Church. A potluck will follow the service. The event is open to the public.

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  • Green Friday set for park

    POWHATAN — Powhatan Historic State Park will celebrate Green Friday the day after Thanksgiving. Visitors are invited to explore the remains of the 19th century steamboat town, go on a guided tour, browse through the courthouse museum and enjoy the park grounds. For more information …

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  • Guard seeking Christmas memories for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the newspaper office at 258 …

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  • Club News

    United Daughters of the Confederacy The Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter No. 135, United Daughters of the Confederacy held its November meeting recently at Citizens Bank Airport Branch. The meeting was called to order by Sherrie Stagner, president, who led the pledges and opening ritual. Officer …

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  • December brings Ark.Trail of Holiday Lights

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than 60 communities across Arkansas are taking part in the Trail of Holiday Lights in December. The annual event begins the week of Thanksgiving and runs through the Christmas season and into the New Year. Cities and towns across Arkansas …

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  • Charlotte family feels blessed: 7th-grader’s leukemia in remission

    Reese Elizabeth Gardner is like most kids. She loves basketball and does the typical things that seventh-grade girls do. There’s one difference: Reese was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. When Reese began coughing, having …

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  • Law enforcement split-talk continues

    To have or not have a city police force? That question remained unanswered when the Batesville City Council’s committee on law enforcement met Monday night and continued discussion of the idea. Batesville currently contracts with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement at cost …

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  • What would you do for a Klondike bar?

    Would you go to jail for a Klondike bar? One man allegedly took three ice cream bars along with various other items and later admitted taking them after he was confronted by the loss prevention officer. The police report states that Justin Haigwood, 20, of …

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