• Resale shop opens in Cave City

    CAVE CITY — Whether it’s antiques, tools, clothes or glassware, Then & Again resale in Cave City may have what you’re looking for, according to owner Michael Miller, who invites everyone to stop in and see him at his store at 724 Main St. in …

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  • Miss Arkansas USA 2013

      Hannah Billingsley was crowned Miss Arkansas USA 2013 on Sunday at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Billingsley entered the pageant as Miss North Arkansas USA. She will represent Arkansas at the Miss USA Pageant. If she wins the national crown, she will represent the …

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  • 876 area code calls are a scam

    NEWPORT — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints involving phone calls from Kingston, Jamaica, Sheriff David Lucas has announced. Calls are being made from the following phone numbers: (876) 293-1361 and (876) 892-8941. The caller is inquiring the person(s) personal information, harassing …

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  • Man blames wife for his accident

    When Deputy Billy Croom arrived at an accident scene on South Vaughn Street in Sulphur Rock Wednesday afternoon he found an abandoned and disabled car nosed off into a ditch. I observed tire tracks that indicated the vehicle was initially traveling north on Vaughn Street, …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13, 2013.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 30, 1993.

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  • Cushman council meets Monday

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Cushman City Hall to hear departmental reports and review bills, Mayor Jean Weatherford said. The council meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Cushman City Hall. Meetings …

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  • Cave City meeting rescheduled

    CAVE CITY — The date recently announced for a special meeting of the Cave City Council has been changed and the agenda adjusted, said Finance Manager/Recorder Krystal Schreiner. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the city hall and the agenda will cover …

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  • Fowler enters plea

    A defense attorney and the prosecutor did not see eye to eye when it came to letting a local doctor out of jail and sparred before the judge over whether or not he posed any threat to the community. Dr. Gerald W. Fowler who is …

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  • Baby recovering from rib surgery

    PHILADELPHIA — Seven-month-old Aubree Elise Shaw, featured on page 1 of the Dec. 21 edition of the Batesville Daily Guard, underwent an eight-hour operation last Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to insert a vertical titanium “rib” in the right side of her chest. The …

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  • Creighton services set for today

    Friends and family will say goodbye today to a longtime Lyon College professor and business owner. Cassie Floyd Creighton died Sunday. She was 85. She was born Dec. 12, 1927 in the Izard County community of Bandmill and moved to Batesville in 1952. She worked …

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  • Miss Batesville talks gun safety

    When it comes to children and guns, Mason Magouyrk is passionate. As a pageant contestant over the years Magouyrk, the reigning Miss Batesville, said she’s had to have a social platform that would impact the local, state and national communities. Her platform became children and …

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