• Upward Bound students recognized

    Ten area high school students were recently recognized for their participation in the Lyon College Upward Bound Math-Science summer session. Students include Kayla Brown, Julia Cothron, Brandon Dickey, Kelsi Garrett, Shala Houghton, Colton Jones, Lillie Neal, Michael Pollard, Thomas Upton and Hunter Middleton, all from …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 7, 1993.

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  • C-Ridge plans public report

    CHARLOTTE — The Cedar Ridge School District’s annual report to the public will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cord-Charlotte Elementary cafeteria. The school board will also meet. Agenda items include discussion of the 2012-13 special education budget, replacement of the roof at …

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  • Community School meeting set

    The Community School will hold its board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at White River Specialized Industries, 1550 Cottonwood Drive, Batesville. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Compassionate Friends remember their loved ones

    The two balloons in Jenny Johnson’s hands bore the same message: “Tiny footprints that never touched the ground.” A red one was for Symphony Jewel, who was due May 12, 2011, and a green one was designated for her brother, Nathan John, who was stillborn …

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  • Feds seek Pleasant Plains woman

    LITTLE ROCK — A Pleasant Plains woman was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for lying about being a nurse while employed at an area school. Christopher R. Thyer, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced that Susan Elaine Boyce, 58, of …

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  • Soldier free on bond

    MELBOURNE — The man accused of communicating a terroristic threat involving a school is free on bond after the amount was reduced to $100,000. The original bond, set at $500,000 for 22-year-old Jacob Morley was reduced and he was released from the Izard County jail …

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  • School closed during chase

    West Batesville Magnet School was locked down for a short time during a police chase that ended in an arrest near the facility shortly after noon Thursday. Independence County Deputy Colby Markum was dispatched to the Humane Society of Independence County just off Highway 167 …

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  • Student artist recognized

    Jody Hughes may graduate from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville this year but he’s ensured that his mark will be left for many more to come. “Jody will forever be linked to this mascot,” UACCB Chancellor Deborah Frazier told a crowd Tuesday …

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  • Police chase driver who hit man with truck

    ASH FLAT — A 25-year-old Sidney man who allegedly used a pickup to chase and strike his brother-in-law was charged with second-degree battery in Sharp County Circuit Court, said Sheriff Mark Counts. The man, Jason Curtis Bailey, was picked up the following evening by Deputy …

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  • Range exceeds expectations

    Not even into a full year of operation and the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex is already experiencing a very successful season, according to Rocky Willmuth, who chairs the range’s five-man board. “The range has exceeded all our expectations,” said Willmuth, during a board meeting …

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  • Stitcher to celebrate 90th year

    CAVE CITY — Ernest L. Stitcher of Cave City will celebrate his 90th birthday with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cave City Church of Christ. Cake and refreshments will be served. All family and friends are invited to attend. He …

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