• Fences, padlock cut in thefts; ATV with key in ignition stolen

    Two fences and a padlock were cut at separate properties over the weekend to gain entry to items that were later stolen, according to police reports. Deputy Robert Moser said he responded Monday morning to Heber Springs Road where Jeff Wells told him that sometime …

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  • 1-year anniversary marked for Newport man’s death

    NEWPORT (AP) — Family and friends are marking the one-year anniversary of the stabbing death of a Newport man. Police have made no arrests in the death of 70-year-old James Logan Morgan, who was found dead from multiple stab wounds on Aug. 18, 2011. Friends …

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  • Student transfers, financial impact discussed

    Losing students is something no school district likes to see, but forcing them to stay is something Batesville School District Superintendent Dr. Randy Willison told the Batesville School Board and others he finds difficult to do — even if it means a loss of public …

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  • Photos being sought

    The city of Batesville is hoping to do a wall of honor for Batesville’s past mayors and is currently seeking photos and information about the administrators. Anyone with photos may email them to mayor@cityofbatesville.com, call (870) 698-2400 or visit city hall at 500 E. Main …

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  • Bingo Bash planned

    The Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary archery team will host a Bingo Bash from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday to raise funds for its trip to the world championship tournament in October. Admission is $5 for one bingo card but attendees can purchase up to three for $5 …

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  • Communitywide yard sale set

    The Batesville Daily Guard is promoting the Batesville area communitywide yard sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22, and readers may watch the classifieds section for information on getting on our annual map. Several Main Street Batesville businesses will be having sidewalk sales …

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  • Church to host concert

    The Oil Trough United Methodist Church will host an outdoor concert from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 1, honoring all those who helped in rebuilding the Oil Trough Community Center. Dubbed the “Thank U-2 Concert” the event will be held on a shaded lot across the street …

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  • Tickets still available for Rock This House

    ASH FLAT — Tickets are still available for the Ash Flat Church of Christ’s fourth annual women’s conference. Rock This House will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door, by calling (870) …

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  • BAAC sets watercolor workshop

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will provide a Faux Batik Watercolor Workshop from 9 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the BAAC Art Gallery on Main Street in Batesville. Artist Marlene Gremillion of Hot Springs Village will conduct the workshop. The workshop will feature a technique …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 12, 1993.

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  • Locals do well in Junior National Salers Show

    DU QUOIN, Illinois — Lane Bray of Sidney, Casey Huffmaster and Lindsey Huffmaster, both of Williford and Morgan  Street of Cave City all did well in the recent Junior National Salers Show, according to a news release. Salers enthusiasts and junior exhibitors gathered in Du …

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  • Nursing instructor hired

    Caroline Crumley has been hired as a nursing instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College in Batesville, according to a news release. Her primary responsibility will be to coordinate the simulated learning lab. Crumley earned a post-master certification from the University of Arkansas Medical …

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