• Day care sends wrong child home with dad

    A father who picked up his 2-year-old son at day care Wednesday didn’t notice he had the wrong child until he got the boy home to his wife. The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. at The Community School day care in Quail Valley, according to …

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  • Thieves target gun collection

    An unlocked home in Floral gave thieves access to more than a dozen firearms, valued at nearly $10,000. Kevin Gilbert told Independence County Deputy John Carroll the theft occurred sometime between 8 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. Wednesday while he was away from his residence in …

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  • Seniors hear about programs

    Many seniors are still not aware of all the services available to them through White River Area Agency of Aging (WRAAA), according to its director, Ted Hall. Hall was the guest speaker for the recent monthly AARP luncheon and educated seniors on programs, classes and …

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  • Prowlers, burglaries, thefts among reports

    While filing a theft report of home electronics at her Greg Drive residence Tuesday afternoon, Sarah M. Durling told police prowlers had been seen in her yard on several occasions. In fact, she said, she and her mother had spent the previous night in a …

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  • City rewarded for efficiency

    An energy-efficiency project has earned the city of Batesville $8,173 in incentives from Entergy Arkansas’ CitySmart Program. The city replaced outdated lighting in and around the municipal building with energy-efficient LED lighting, improving both efficiency and light output. The old lighting system consisted of inefficient …

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  • Gala is Friday night

    Main Street Batesville’s 2015 Winter Gala will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located 3800 Harrison St. in Batesville. Tickets are $25 for individuals and $45 for couples. Ticket locations include Citizens Bank, Studio Salon and the Batesville Area Chamber of …

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  • Ozarka sets ribbon-cutting

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College at Melbourne will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its new student services center at 11 a.m. Thursday. The event is open to the public.

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  • State park to host healing herbal teas workshop

    NEWPORT — Jacksonport State Park will host a healing herbal teas workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Visitor Information Center at Jacksonport State Park, located at 205 Avenue St. in Newport. Participants will be introduced to several varieties of native herbal or …

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  • Nominations sought for senior Arkansan HoF

    Nominations are now being sought for the 2015 Senior Arkansans Hall of Fame by the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services. Each year the division recognizes outstanding senior Arkansans who have served their communities and enhanced the lives of fellow …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 14, 2003.

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  • Big Foot Connections

    NORFORK — The focal point in Clifford LaBrecque’s home isn’t a fireplace, big- screen TV or scenic view: It’s a life-size replica of Big Foot. Labrecque’s curiosity over the “large wild-man creature” dates back to when he was around 11 and was a “poor as …

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  • Dispatch may relocate: 911 going to college?

    It isn’t in writing yet, but Independence County’s still-yet-to-be-formed 911 dispatch department may be making a move to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said this morning that he had been advised by the Arkansas Crime Information Center …

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