• News of Other Days

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

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  • Club News

    Independence County 4-H Horse Club A meeting of the Independence County 4-H Horse Club was held at the Foothills Cowboy Church at 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Twenty-one members were present, 11 boys and 10 girls. Rhea Jennings was the adult 4-H leader present. The meeting …

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  • Barnes named to Dean’s List

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Spencer Barnes of Batesville has qualified for the winter 2012 Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., according to a news release. He is a 2012 graduate of Batesville High School and the son of Dr. Seth and Scarlett Barnes. Elligibility …

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1963, the book “The Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan, credited with reviving American feminism, was first published by W.W. Norton …

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  • Principal shares ways to navigate teen years for parents

    Raising a teenager can sometimes feel like walking through a maze. Parents are constantly confronted with unexpected twists and turns, and sometimes feel as though efforts lead to nowhere. Although adolescence is challenging for parents and teens alike, there are steps that parents can take …

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  • WRMC chaplain receives certification

    “Doc” Spurlin, pastoral care chaplain at White River Medical Center, has recently become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) with the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). As a clinical trauma professional, Spurlin will provide emotional and psychological after-care for patients, families, and staff in …

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  • Event raises $14K for clinic

    Annas Heasley believes she wouldn’t be here if not for the quintet-heart bypass doctors performed in 1992. “I know I wouldn’t be here,” the 83-year-old said with a laugh. Her mother, father, brother and sister had heart disease. Another sister suffered a stroke. But it …

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  • Singer dies in shooting – Death believed suicide

    HEBER SPRINGS (AP) — Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready. The former country star apparently took her life Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs. Authorities say McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She …

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  • Parks director shares plans for rec center

    A new multi-million dollar community center/aquatic park/sports complex to be built in Batesville this summer was the topic of discussion when Batesville Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Owens gave a power point presentation to the Batesville Kiwanis Club luncheon Friday. The community center/aquatic facilities, is …

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  • Women accused of burglarizing home

    First they were stuck in the yard; then they were stuck in jail. Two Batesville women are being formally charged with felony theft and residential charges after they were found after burglarizing property at 6380 Cord Road. Fredrick Bates called dispatch on Feb. 8 and …

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  • Second man nabbed in debit card-related thefts

    WALNUT RIDGE — A 32-year-old Black Rock man was arrested Tuesday for theft of property related to an ongoing debit card investigation, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. Facing the charge is Jacob Douglas Gokey, the second person arrested for allegedly using a debit card …

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  • ‘Paws and Claws’ sale, vet clinic scheduled

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will have its 10th Annual Paws and Claws Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Izard County Fairgrounds, located in LaCrosse near Melbourne. A concession stand …

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