• Rutledge, Sterling go on in AG race

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Former Little Rock deputy prosecutor and Batesville native Leslie Rutledge will face former Hope city manager David Sterling in a runoff election next month for the GOP nomination for attorney general. In balloting Tuesday, neither Sterling nor Rutledge reached the majority …

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  • Main Street Batesville to feature Beatles tribute

    Main Street Batesville will host a Beatles tribute concert featuring Danny Dozier and The Lockhouse Orchestra at 7 p.m. June 21 at the Fellowship Bible Church (former Landers Theater) on Main Street. Tickets are $15 and available at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Citizens …

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  • Izard Co. presents results

    More than 1,300 of Izard County’s 7,364 registered voters turned out for the primary election Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from the county clerk’s office. In local races that included 48 of 49 precincts being counted, Democrat incumbent Justin Sanders received 131 votes to …

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  • Cushman slates cleanup

    CUSHMAN — Cushman Spring Cleanup will be Saturday through Monday. Residents living in the Cushman city limits only may take their discarded furniture, appliances and other items to a Dumpster located in the fenced area at the water tower at 400 Collietown Road. Items may …

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  • Dog bite prevention week runs through Saturday

    LITTLE ROCK — National Dog Bite Prevention Week, sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, veterinarians and the insurance industry to educate the public that dog bites are avoidable, runs through Saturday. Dogs attacked 5,851 postal employees on the job last year, according to statistics. “There’s …

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  • Vegetarian cooking seminar focuses on breakfast

    A vegetarian cooking seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 30 Gap Road in Batesville. The free event will demonstrate cooking breakfast vegetarian style. For more information call (870) 793-4688.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 14, 1994.

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  • Holt wins tourney

    CAVE CITY — Michael Holt won the Cave City Bass Club’s May 10 tournament on Bull Shoals Lake by weighing in a 14.65-pound stringer, said Steve Moody, tournament director. Holt’s catch included the biggest bass of the tournament, which weighed 4.1 pounds. Eight boats were …

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  • Disaster assistance sign-ups under way

    Several farm programs, including the livestock disaster program enrollment, opened on April 15, 2014, said Dee Anne Barnes, executive director of the Independence County Farm Service Agency. “These disaster programs are authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill as permanent programs and provide retroactive authority to …

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  • SURE period for crop losses begins

    The Farm Service Agency has announced that sign-up has begun for 2012 crop losses under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program, said local FSA agency director Dee Anne Barnes. The program, established by the 2008 Farm Bill, provides for one final period of eligibility …

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  • UACCB named GED grads

    The University of Arkansas at Community College at Batesville has announced 103 graduates of its GED program according to a news release. Students include: Batesville — Thomas Anderson, McKenzie Best, Trevor Billingsley, Aricka Billman, Brandon Bland, Ashley Brewington, William Brixius, Phillip Bui, Clayton Buie, Felicia …

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  • Honor Rolls – Hillcrest High, Southside High

    STRAWBERRY — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, according to Mike Smith, principal: Seventh: all A’s — Paige Penn; general — Daniel Allen, Mollie Morgan Eighth: general …

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