• Hance named radiology director at WRHS

    Judy Hance has been named director of radiology at White River Medical Center in Batesville and at the WRMC Medical Complex in Cherokee Village, announced Gary Bebow, CEO of White River Health System. Hance has been at WRMC for 13 years. As director, Hance is …

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  • Prenatal yoga class offered

    White River Medical Center Maternity Department is hosting its first ever prenatal yoga class at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, Conference Room C. Prenatal Yoga offers many health benefits to expecting mothers, including aiding in a more …

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  • ‘No Exit’ to be featured

    Lyon College will present the play “No Exit” Nov. 13-16. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Nov. 16 in Holloway Theatre on campus, according to a news release. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Lyon faculty, …

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  • Civil War group to hear about Queen City

    The Batesville Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Community Bank’s George Rider Room. The meeting is open to guests. Mark K. Christ will present a program entitled “The Queen City Was a Helpless Wreck: J.O. Shelby’s Summer of ’64.” …

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  • Storytellers gather at folk center

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Storytellers Gathering will be Friday and Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The gathering includes workshops with well-known storytellers Dakota Russell and Molly Postlewait, a live broadcast of stories by “Tales From the South,” a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 6, 1995.

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  • Bronze Star recipient lost will ‘in country,’ found joy back home

    Spec. Thomas Edwards and his platoon were just waking up from a few hours of sleep on the edge of an overgrown rice paddy. They had spent the night there with only a crudely built, three-foot-tall rock wall as cover from the elements or a …

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  • Intimidator deal to foster 150 new jobs

    They struck a deal … and now the journey begins. On Monday it was officially announced that Intimidator Inc. will produce a line of utility vehicles for the internationally known company, Mahindra. Representatives from both companies were on hand at Intimidator, Inc. to make the …

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  • Korean War vet carried wounded soldier, weapon away from enemy before also becoming injured

    Growing up in Poughkeepsie, I always knew Wayne Denton. He was a quiet, soft-spoken man, a good friend of my dad. I had heard of his army days. “He was shot to pieces during the war,” people said. But I was young, and the grim …

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  • Veterans, spouses to be honored at John 3:16

    CHARLOTTE — John 3:16 Ministries will host its seventh annual Veterans Celebration Service steak dinner, paying tribute to local military veterans, following the Sunday morning service (around noon) on Nov. 16. Services start at 9:45 in the new multi-purpose building. Decorated Vietnam veteran the Rev. …

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  • One still in custody after meth arrests

    MELBOURNE — One of two people who was arrested last week for drug charges — including exposing a child to meth — has bonded out, while the other is still in custody, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The pair was arrested Nov. 5 …

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  • Izard County office gets good rating

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department was found to be mostly in compliance regarding overtime and compensation following a recent review by the U.S. Wage and Hour bureau. “All computation was found to be in compliance with the exception of four detention officers who …

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