• Warrants issued in Melbourne forgery

    MELBOURNE — Warrants have been issued against two people in connection with the forging of two checks on the account of a Melbourne woman. John Darrin Croslin, 45, of Cave City and Carrie Mae Stanley, 26, of Paragould were arrested Saturday night by Independence County …

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  • Two arrested for being drunk, stuck in field

    MELBOURNE — Two people who became stuck in a field should have rethought their route when state police were in the area. According to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, a man and woman were arrested during a stop by Arkansas State Trooper Brandon Cook. “Trooper …

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  • BBBS looking for Karaoke contestants

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Arkansas is searching for contestants for their annual Karaoke for a Cause that will take place 6-9 p.m. June 15 at Edwards Commons building on the Lyon College campus. Contestants will perform country classics and the deadline for registration …

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  • Economic development to meet

    The Independence County Economic Development Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board room. All meetings are open to the public.

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  • Future construction is topic

    MELBOURNE — Teacher recognitions, re-employment of classified personnel and the discussion of potential future construction plans mark the agenda when the Melbourne School Board meets at 6 tonight. The board will meet in the administration board room. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Mobile rabies clinic scheduled

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County 4-H Mobile Rabies Clinic will take place Saturday, according to a news release from the county Extension office. There will be a fee of $10 per pet for the rabies vaccine. Also parvo and distemper vaccinations will be available …

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  • Business to host event

    Independence County Off-Road will host a “business after hours” event at 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday. This year marks the 10th anniversary for the business. Food and drinks will be available. A drawing will he held for a new Polaris 50cc kids’ ATV.

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  • Mt. Pleasant sets registration

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary will hold kindergarten registration from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the kindergarten classroom. To be eligible children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1. Items needed for registration include a physical screening development …

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  • Radio Club meeting announced

    The Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing for anyone desiring …

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  • Concert to benefit food program

    An award-winning, singer, songwriter, composer, performer, teacher and trainer will be the featured guest at a spring concert at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville on Thursday with proceeds going toward Child Care Aware of Northcentral Arkansas and the White River Planning and …

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  • Historians ask for help in identifying old photos

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Historical Society will be asking for help in identifying old pictures from the Williford area when Eva Sharp, the society’s secretary, presents “Post Card Puzzles” as part of the society’s spring quarterly meeting that begins at 2 p.m. Sunday …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 12, 1993.

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