• Alleged drunk husband arrested for battery

    MELBOURNE — A Melbourne woman called police after her drunk husband allegedly attacked her, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Deputies responded to 124 W. Main St. around midnight Sunday, following a complaint by a woman who said that her husband …

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  • ‘Socks for Seniors’ drive under way

    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Huddle at Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary is collecting socks for the elderly this holiday season. The “Socks for Seniors” sock drive, a project that families, churches, clubs and entire communities can participate in, first started in 2002 in Columbus, Ohio, …

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  • Economic development meeting rescheduled

    The Independence County Economic Development Commission meeting for Thursday has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. “It is very important that members attend this meeting,” Larry Jones, Independence County economic development director, said. …

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  • Lyon sets Christmas tree lighting

    Lyon College will hold its annual lighting of the Christmas tree  at 5:30 p.m. Thursday on the steps of Brown Chapel, according to a news release. The program will include scripture reading and a history of the Christmas tree. Lyon College President Dr. Donald Weatherman …

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  • Stars of hit TV series to speak

    SEARCY — Harding University will host Willie and Korie Robertson, university alumni and stars of the A&E hit TV series “Duck Dynasty” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Benson auditorium on campus. The first season of “Duck Dynasty,” a reality television series on A&E that follows …

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  • ‘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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