• WRAAA holds hearing

    MOUNTAIN VIEW —The White River Area Agency on Aging board of directors will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Jo Jo’s Catfish Wharf, located on Highway 5 North in Mountain View.

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  • Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest winners named

    LITTLE ROCK —  Sarah Bunch of Batesville and Abigail Sanders of Clarksville were winners at the 56th annual Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest held June 5. Bunch, 16, daughter of Cindy Bunch, took first in the Main Dish competition with Swiss Cheese Pie. Sanders, 15, daughter …

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  • Allgood graduates from West Point

      WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadet William Allgood, son of John and Diane Allgood of Batesville, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 25. Allgood is a 2009 Batesville High School graduate. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in international history. He …

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  • Ouachita releases lists

    ARKADELPHIA — A total of 334 students at Ouachita Baptist University were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must compile at least a 3.5 grade point average and be classified as a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 31, 1993.

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  • State trooper retires

    Eighteen years to the day after Dustin Rogers joined the Arkansas State Police, he was saying goodbye to the job he dearly loved. Born in Leesville, La., the majority of his life would be spent in Ash Flat where he started and finished school and …

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  • Man dies in crash

    A 24-year-old Batesville man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Thursday night in the 200 block of Dry Run Circle when his vehicle went airborne and hit a tree, according a preliminary report by the Arkansas State Police. Elmer Urias Quina Reyes, 24, of 2175 …

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  • Library board debates move

    Following a visit by Independence County Judge Robert Griffin Thursday, the Independence County Library Board voted to approve moving the library to a new facility although when or where has yet to be determined. Approval by the board will allow Griffin permission to pursue possible …

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  • Suspect claims to have swallowed meth

    You might say he was caught red-handed. Trying to hide evidence didn’t work for an Ash Flat man who was busy burying something under his truck after he was stopped by Officer Robert Moser. Moser said he responded to Brown Lane after a caller said …

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  • Rock This House tickets on sale now

    ASH FLAT — Tickets are still available for the Ash Flat Church of Christ’s fifth annual women’s conference, but they are going quick, according to Jan Haney, who helps organize the event. Rock This House will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 26 and 8:30 …

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  • Motorcycle test drive leads to theft charges

    Thomas Michael Patterson has a habit of getting trouble. This time, authorities are charging the 26-year-old Batesville resident as a habitual offender after he allegedly took a motorcycle valued at over $5,000 and then caused damage to it. According to the affidavit for arrest, Deputy …

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  • Free pet adoptions available

    The city of Batesville Animal Control office is having its free Adopt-a-Pet Month for June. Although adoption fees will be waived until the end of the month, the rabies vaccinations and spaying/neutering will still be required. Animal Control is located on lower College (behind the …

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