• Boyfriend jailed

    When a local man’s girlfriend went to the hospital with a broken foot and vertebrate recently, he went to jail, according to an affidavit filed in an Independence County court. Detective Lt. Mike Mundy with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Aaron Moody was …

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  • Lyon, sheriff’s office plan security seminar

    The program “Social Networking — Keeping Your Children Safe” will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Maxfield Auditorium in Edwards Commons on the Lyon College campus in Batesville. The seminar will address the security issues associated with online social networking and text messaging. “Given …

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  • Floral grower recognized

    FLORAL — Karla Betz of Karla Betz Farm in Floral is Pilgrim’s Grower of the Month for December 2012. Karla Betz Farm, part of Pilgrim’s Batesville complex, was chosen for Betz’s ability to embrace industry changes, environmentally progressive farming practices, outstanding production and her maternal …

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  • Four arrested for drugs in Sharp County

                ASH FLAT — Four people in Sharp County face felony drug charges after being arrested at an Ash Flat residence, Sheriff Mark Counts said Wednesday. Ash Flat and Highland police joined sheriff’s officers in searching the residence of Jeremy …

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  • Two men report home invasion

    Two west Batesville men said they were watching TV Wednesday night when someone kicked in their front door and fired a shot at them as they fled to a back bedroom. Sacul Henry, 18, said he and his 22-year-old brother Rogelio Caserez, were at their …

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  • Sheriff: Izard County death ruled suicide

    MELBOURNE — Authorities conducting a welfare check earlier this week as requested by a landlord found a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said Deputy Phil Story went to the apartment of 57-year-old …

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  • Holiday affects Newark schedule

    NEWARK — City offices at Newark will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, said Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston. Trash pickup originally scheduled for Monday will not take place. Trash pickup will resume on Tuesday.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 10, 1993.

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  • Lyon wins award for campaign

    Lyon College has received a Best Practices Award by PODi, a member-supported not-for-profit organization whose goal is to drive demand for marketing applications powered by digital print and help members build successful digital print businesses. The awards recognize outstanding examples of cross-media and relevant direct …

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  • Honor roll released

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College has released its President’s and Dean’s lists for the 2012 fall semester. The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of those with at least a …

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  • Honor roll – Melbourne High

    MELBOURNE — The students listed below have been named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Melbourne High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Cole Lamb, Josie Love, Ryan Moxley, Kolten Smith; general …

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  • Stroke to be topic

    The Independence County Farm Bureau will host a stroke education program at 7 p.m. Monday in its board room at 805 Neeley St., Batesville. “Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the Unites States. Someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke every …

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