• Local archers qualify for world tournament – Gina Mishark notches top score

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Eagle Mountain Magnet’s Gina Mishark finished in first place in the elementary division of the National Archery Tournament in Louisville, Ky., said Coach Susan Parker. “She scored a 292 out of 300,” Parker said. “This was the highest score in the elementary …

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  • Back to back regional champions prepare for state trap competition

    The Batesville Pioneer Clay Commanders, a local senior division Arkansas youth Shooting Sports Program squad, is preparing for the state trap shooting tournament to be held June 1 at the Remington Gun Club in Lonoke, according to a press release. The squad took first place …

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  • Southside nets Rookie award

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School recently took home the Rookie of the Year award for its film “ The Truth” during the 10th annual The Big Pitch Film Festival at Little Rock. The Stamp Out Smoking organization, which puts on the event, received 108 entries …

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  • Radio club to meet

    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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  • Folk Center to celebrate Memorial Day weekend

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Craft Village at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a special Civil War on the Sylamore program Sunday and a traveling Civil War exhibit in the Administration Building lobby throughout the week. The …

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  • Jeffrey elected trustee

    LITTLE ROCK — Batesville general surgeon Jay Jeffrey, M.D., has been elected district trustee of the Arkansas Medical Society. Jeffrey will be working alongside physicians from across the state to protect the interests of patients and improve the health of Arkansans, according to a news …

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  • K.S. Haigwood to hold book signing

    K.S. (Kristie) Haigwood will hold a book signing from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday at Hastings Books located at 2360 Harrison St., according to a press release. Haigwood describes her work as “paranormal suspense romance novels about angels, demons, vampires and witches.” Haigwood’s works include, “Save …

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  • Haas completes course

    Vicki Haas of Sage, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counsellor (FIC) designation, according to a news release. The FIC title is an educational designation that can be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance societies. Representatives …

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  • Caldwell adds agent

    James Hodge has joined Coldwell Banker Choice Realty as a sales associate, according to a press release. Hodge has been in the field of customer service for over 30 years and said he is looking forward to serving the people of Independence County and the …

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  • Crabtree earns all-state honor

    Cole Crabtree added another all-state honor to his list of accomplishments. The junior at Cedar Ridge High School, an all-state selection in basketball for the Class 2A state champions this winter, earned the honor for track and field when he finished second in 400-meter dash …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 14, 1993.

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  • BJHS teacher in custody

    A Batesville teacher and youth minister is being questioned this morning in connection with computer child pornography.

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