• Wolf Hollow incorporates

    One local conservationist is starting to see the rewards of his hard work. James Gage, owner and program manager of Wolf Hollow of Arkansas, has recently incorporated the entity as a nonprofit company. Wolf Hollow is a sanctuary that provides captive wolves with comfortable, stimulating …

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  • Hundreds expected at 9th annual event

    SOUTHSIDE — “The King” is set to join Batesville’s own Mark Martin Saturday for the ninth annual Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Day at Mark Martin Ford and Museum south of Batesville. Richard Petty, nicknamed “The King” for winning the Daytona 500 and the NASCAR national …

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  • 1 caught, 1 still at large

    ASH FLAT — A foot chase ensued Monday after Sharp County Deputy Trint Milligan clocked a vehicle he was meeting on U.S. Highway 167 just south of Evening Shade and it was doing 82 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone, said Sheriff Mark Counts. …

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  • Man charged for threats to neighbors

    Calling 911 and later threatening to kill his neighbors and police officers landed a Batesville man in jail Wednesday. Officer Shay Moore was dispatched to 2165 Case St. after 51-year-old Genio Corley Sr. called numerous times saying his neighbors were dealing drugs in front of …

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  • Smokin’ on the White set

    Teams for the third annual three-day Smokin’ on the White, a Memphis Barbecue Network sanctioned professional cooking contest will be arriving today and setting up at Riverside Park to start smoking their entries, said event spokesman Bill Couch and entertainment director Mark Turner. The concert …

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  • Cave board rehires personnel, OKs trips

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board recently approved the 2013-14 certified salary schedule which includes a salary supplements page, which included a stipend of $10,000 for the Special Education coordinator and an increase of $2,475 for Arkansas Better Chance program coordinator Debbie Asberry, …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, 2013.

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  • Free ‘Shred It Day’ slated

    First Community Bank is hosting a free community Shred It Day from 1-3 p.m. Friday, according to Laura Cornett, the bank’s director of marketing. A truck will be in the parking lot of the main branch of First Community Bank at the corners of Harrison …

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  • Pleasant Valley Homecoming set

    CAVE CITY — The annual homecoming at Pleasant Valley Church and cemetery, near the banks of Poke Bayou 10 miles west of Cave City, will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, according to cemetery committee spokeswoman Cyndie Christopher. The homecoming will consist of a short business …

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  • Accordion players sought

    Area accordion players will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Mondays in May in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of Harrison and St. Louis streets. All accordion players are welcome to come and bring …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 23, 1993.

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  • Tour D’Art comes to Ozarka College

    MELBOURNE — The Friends of the Paul Weaver Library at Ozarka College had its second annual Literary Reading and Art Extravaganza: Tour D’Art recently at the Ozarka College John E. Miller Education Complex. Artwork was displayed in the building’s main lobby and included a wide …

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