• Weekend Events

    Friday • Ethel O. Miller Community Center chili fundraiser, Bethel A.M.E. Fellowship Hall, Ninth and Oak streets, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $5. Call 501-569-6774. • Batesville Moose Lodge ladies’ night, (members and guests), 750 Brewer Hill Road, 6 p.m. Call (870) 793-9902 or visit www.facebook.com/batesvillemoose.lodge. • “Teenage Mutant Ninja …

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  • Hardy holds visual arts showcase, sale

    HARDY — The Fifth Annual Ozark Visual Arts Showcase and Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the former Iberia Bank, located at the corner of Main and Spring streets in Hardy. A …

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  • Diabetes support meeting set

    The October meeting of the diabetes support group sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central will be at noon Thursday at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. in Batesville. A special guest speaker will discuss living …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 9, 1995.

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  • WRHS: Private Option helping people

    The Arkansas Private Option uses federal Medicaid dollars to purchase health insurance for families with income less than 138 percent of the federal poverty level ($31,000 for a family of four). These families, approximately 250,000 Arkansans, were previously unable to obtain affordable insurance or qualify …

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  • Survivor, family celebrate at Race for the Cure

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Shelly Duncan doesn’t have time for cancer. She teaches kindergarten, is a wife and mother, a daughter and sister, coaches her daughter’s teams, works on countless school projects, and goes to church. One year ago, she heard the doctor say the word …

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  • Council resolves to fight incorporation

    Batesville and Southside continue to oppose the other’s plan to make Southside a city, either part of one or by itself. Tuesday night, the Batesville City Council and Mayor Rick Elumbaugh had a large audience made up of several Southside residents upset over the city’s …

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  • Tip leads police to woman

    MELBOURNE — Beth Dickerson had a lot to say on her ride to jail. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Dickerson was chatting away while she was being transported from Baxter County where she was apprehended Monday afternoon, but most of it wasn’t making any …

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  • ‘Clash’ woes continue – Terrell charged with manslaughter following DWI crash in May

    ASH FLAT — Playing like you are taking the law in your own hands and living by the code of the hills for a television show has resulted in numerous real arrests for cast members during the past year. The latest charges one of the …

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  • Oktoberfest to feature antiques, crafts

    Main Street Batesville will kick off its annual Oktoberfest celebration with an antiques, crafts and artisan festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Crafts, antiques and food vendors will be set up as well as a bouncy house for children, and downtown merchants will …

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  • Charges filed in phone theft

    Formal charges of breaking and entering and theft of property have been filed against Nicole M. Shands, 37, of Sulphur Rock. Shands was arrested at a Batesville football game Saturday night for theft of a cellphone from a vehicle parked at local dollar store earlier …

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  • Fall harvest food/coat drive to be held by football moms

    The Lyon College Football Moms group will host a fall harvest food drive and winter coat drive from noon to 4 p.m. at the Lyon College homecoming game at Pioneer Stadium. The event will benefit the Batesville community, Lyon College students and the Arkansas Sheriffs’ …

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