• ‘Night Before Christmas’ set

    Children’s Theatre on Tour, a touring company of the Arkansas Arts Center’s Children’s Theatre in Little Rock, will perform “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Independence Hall. This presentation is part of …

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  • Art show scheduled

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Mountain View Art Guild will hold a fine art and craft sale from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday Nov. 30 with a reception from 4-7 p.m. for artists and visitors. On Saturday Dec. 1 hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Historical …

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  • Rehearsals under way

    Rehearsals are under way for Weston Music Studio’s annual Christmas Recital Festival, which will be held at 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday at Independence Hall, located on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. More than 80 area youth will present piano and …

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  • ‘Tutu’ many crafts offered at new store

    Whether you’re looking for handmade Christmas decorations or other craft items for any occasion, you should check out the all new Crafty Ladies Gifts and Apparel store in the Moorefield Mini Mall. The Crafty Ladies (Tonya Gibson, Pat Pectol and Becky Gibson) offer homemade crafts …

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  • Sugar ‘N Spice offers sweets, bling

    The all new Sugar ’N Spice in the Moorefield Mini Mall is more than just a candy store — it’s got bling too, says manager Holly Vinson. On the sweet side there’s homemade fudge, as well as old- fashioned stick and hard rock candy you …

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  • Flea market opens

    From alphabet blocks for children to tools for men and teapots for grannies, Moorefield Flea Market has something for just about everyone, according to manager Jonathan Anderson. Located in the Moorefield Mini Mall at 4639 E. Harrison St., the flea market offers cookware and appliances, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 17, 1993.

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  • Black Friday: Shoppers crowd stores

    Pandemonium — as was expected for the Black Friday sales that actually began Thursday evening. Cars overflowed into the Eagle Mountain Shopping Center for the highly anticipated Walmart sale. According to one witness, police were on hand at Walmart Thursday night to control customers trying …

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  • Walmsley appointed

    A Batesville attorney has been appointed to the Arkansas Court of Appeals, one of several appointments made by Gov. Mike Beebe as he fills several judicial vacancies created by election, retirement and resignation. Bill H. Walmsley’s appointment to the Court of Appeals expires Dec. 31, …

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  • LawCo. resident recalls hijacking 40 years later

    Editor’s note: Nov. 10 marked the 40th anniversary since the hijacking of Southern Airways Flight 49, of which Harold Johnson of Walnut Ridge was copilot. Hijackers attempted to kill Johnson, who dove behind a seat, receiving a bullet in his arm rather than in his …

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  • Burglaries, thefts reported in area

    Burglars passed up a couple of TVs and a DVD player, but took other items with a total value of about $2,680 when they broke into Jessica King’s home near Cushman Tuesday. Cushman Marshal John Carroll said he was dispatched to King’s residence around 5:30 …

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  • Batesville City Council moves meeting time

    The Batesville City Council has changed its meeting time next week to 6:30 p.m., due to a scheduling conflict for one of the city officials. The council normally meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. Economic Development Director Larry Jones will give a report, …

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