• Equinox Jubilee set

    ZION — The Equinox Jubilee will be from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday on Antioch Road in Zion. There will be performances by Chelsea Savage; Richard Burnett with Honey Shine; Jerry Bone, Dennis Horton, Chuck Young and Eddie Howard; Garrett “G-Man” Duncan and other special …

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  • Benefit car wash to be held

    Phenelopy Mingues and Austin Shoemaker, parents of Gabriel Shoemaker, will have a car wash Saturday and Sunday at Advance Auto Parts, located at 990 South St. Louis St. in Batesville. Proceeds will go for treatment of their 3-month-old son’s heart tumor.

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  • Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1962

    The Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1962 will host an all-school reunion on Sept. 29 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Mount Pleasant Elementary School lunchroom. Lunch will be provided at noon, catered by John 3:16 Ministries. The event will also serve as the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 13, 1993.

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  • Teacher attends 6th ‘discovery’ conference

    SILVER SPRING, Md. — Karen Wells, a library media specialist at Midland High School in Pleasant Plains, joined more than 100 educators from across the U.S., Canada and Romania in Bozeman, Mont. for a professional development and networking event hosted by Discovery Education, www.discoveryeducation.com. The …

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  • Building Batesville

    It’s no secret some businesses and communities have been hit hard by a downturn economy. Fortunately there are plenty in the Batesville area that continue to grow. So far this year, the city of Batesville Code Enforcement Office has $29.5 million in building permits; that …

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  • Thieves target Newark, Oil Trough

    Electronic equipment, jewelry and coins were targeted in the burglary of Danny Nunemaker’s home on Pecan Street in Newark Tuesday. When reporting to Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Leonard, Nunemaker said he came home around 3:30 p.m. to find a window broken and glass all over the …

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  • Lyon sets service day

    Lyon College has scheduled its annual service day for Tuesday. Each year, Lyon releases students from their classes and faculty and staff from their regular work duties to visit sites throughout the Batesville community to “do everything from reading to elementary school children to washing …

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  • Inmate charged in forgery

    Already in jail on unrelated charges, Mandy Roberts, 37, of Batesville is now facing charges of four counts of second-degree forgery and one count of theft by receiving, according to a court affidavit filed by Investigator Michael Thatch with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. In …

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  • Two arrested on drug charges

    Melanie Mandera WALNUT RIDGE — Deputies from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Imboden residents, 35-year-old James Mandera and 44-year-old Melanie Mandera on Tuesday for delivery of a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone), possession …

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  • Energy savings, 4-legged friend: Annual report covers many topics

    From the introduction of Dottie, a poodle undergoing training to serve as an instruction dog at Sulphur Rock Elementary, discussion of alternative learning and success programs as well as recognition of the first recipient of the Batesville School District and Citizens Bank Above and Beyond …

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  • Silver Ring Thing tour comes to Calico Rock

    CALICO ROCK — Silver Ring Thing, the international youth ministry promoting the idea that a person should only have a sexual relationship with one person during their lifetime, their husband or wife, will share this message during a national concert-style tour which will include a …

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