• Police called to clinic for man rolling on ground

    A Batesville man got a ride to jail after officers were called to Sherwood Urgent Care early Friday morning after he was seen talking to himself and rolling around on the ground. When police arrived, Raymond Scott West, 35, of Ross Street, told them he …

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  • Ozarka sets summer GED schedule

    MELBOURNE — The  Adult Education Department at Ozarka College is offering summer GED classes at Ozarka College campuses in Melbourne, Ash Flat and Mammoth Spring. Class times are Mondays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ash Flat, Room 109; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m, Mammoth Spring, Room 106; Wednesdays …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 7, 1994.

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  • Water board to meet

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Muncipal Building. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Woman airlifted

    VIOLET HILL — Shortly after Rae Grayham arrived at the staging area to help search for a possible missing child, she found herself underneath her horse after it fell on her not once, but twice. Vital Link paramedics and first responders worked to make her …

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  • Hardee’s ‘hot biscuits!’ Batesville woman bakes best in state

    Pulling her second batch of biscuits from the oven, Angela Wycough shakes her head, not content with their appearance. She knows she can do better. “Welcome to Hardee’s,” she hollers when hearing the door to the restaurant open before placing her third pan in the …

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  • Baby Aubree getting better

    PHILADELPHIA — Aubree Shaw, who turned 1 year old on May 3 in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia following life or death surgery, was extubated — meaning all medical tubes were removed from her — Tuesday morning and by that afternoon, she was already sitting up …

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  • Dog show to be part of county fair

    The 2013 Independence County Fair will again open with a “Family Fun Night” with free admission. Sponsored by the Junior Fair Board, the Family Fun Night will be July 15 and will have games and door prizes for armbands and discount admission for the remainder …

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  • Melbourne school target of scam

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne School District Superintendent Gerald Cooper is alerting patrons of the school about a scam in which solicitors are asking for money they say will benefit the district. Cooper said someone claiming to be with a company named End Zone has been calling …

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  • Concord to discuss projects

    CONCORD — The Concord School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school media center. Superintendent Dr. Michael Davidson will update the board on its building program and summer projects. The board will also consider commodity bids, a request to remove the …

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  • Hastings hosts book signing

    Two local authors have upcoming book signings at two Hastings book store locations. Donald R. “Larch” Loedding and Laura McNerney will appear from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2340 Harrison St. in Batesville and from 1 to 4 p.m. June 22 at Harps Shopping …

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  • Clothing giveaways to be held

    Ruddell Hill Baptist Church is giving away clothes for families in need in its Love’s Closet program. The closet, located inside the church, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The church is located at 805 Bethesda Road, use the west entrance.

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