• Electronic waste to be collected

    NEWARK — The city of Newark will collect electronic waste July 30-Aug. 1 at the city hall parking lot, according to recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston. A recycling trailer will be set up between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. for citizens to drop off items such as …

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  • Election ordinance voided in Bald Knob

    BALD KNOB (AP) — An Arkansas city’s failure to advertise an ordinance twice in a newspaper has given another opportunity for residents to run for office as independent candidates. Bald Knob had an early filing ordinance for residents who want to run as independents. They …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 16, 1995.

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  • Beebe high school to start drones program

    BEEBE (AP) — Beebe will be bringing drones to school this fall. The school district will offer a drones class after ninth- and 10th-grade Principal Mike Tarkington got the idea for starting one while watching an episode of “60 Minutes” about them in March. “These …

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  • Historic marker to be dedicated

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The historic marker “Historic Sylamore and Harris Bottoms” at Junction 5, 9 and 14, will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday on the property of Angler’s Resort. The event is open to the public. The marker is a joint project with the …

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  • Magic show set for Fairfield Bay 

    FAIRFIELD BAY — Tommy Terrific and His Wacky Magic Show will perform at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lions Den, located on Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. The event is part of Fairfield Bay Library’s summer reading program. The show is free and open …

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  • Calico Rock Questers host art contest

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Bluffs Questers are hosting a Calico Rock Museum Coal House art project. The Questers are seeking artists who enjoy drawing and painting human figures and detailing historic clothing. Artists may draw the character of their choice. Preference will be given …

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  • Former Sen. Pryor, family visit Batesville

    While serving as a congressman, governor and senator, David Pryor kept a sign on his desk that read “Arkansas comes first.” On Thursday, David, wife Barbara and grandson Adams Pryor came to Batesville as part of a statewide tour to show that even now, Arkansas …

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  • Teen offers cop sex for her release

    Not wanting to go to jail on shoplifting charges Thursday evening, a 17-year-old girl reportedly offered sex to a police officer to gain her freedom. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Carter said in a report that he was transporting the girl to the local juvenile …

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  • Road crawler taken to jail

    Spotted while running and crawling along a state highway before hiding in the woods Thursday morning, a Texas woman was later arrested for public intoxication. According to a report filed with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office, a state highway worker called police saying he was …

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  • Police track stolen phone

    When Zachary Robertson’s $400 iPhone 5 was stolen Wednesday morning, the phone’s technology aided police in its recovery. Robertson’s phone was stolen while he was at the Desha Flash Market Wednesday morning when an unidentified woman picked it up and walked away with it. According …

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  • Road Show returns to Batesville

    The Great American Road Show is being held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ramada Inn board room, located at 1325 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville. The show will buy all old items, …

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