• 300 Days Grazing program recognized

    ROGERS — A Batesville man has been recognized as part of a group of faculty and staff that developed and executed the 300 Days Grazing Program. Don Hubbell, resident director of the Livestock and Forestry Research Station, was part of the team receiving the John …

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  • Jackson Co. felon arrested for forgery, theft

    NEWPORT — A felon was charged with two counts of second-degree forgery and one count of theft after allegedly stealing from his employers, according to an affidavit filed in Jackson County Circuit Court. Daniel Edward Malin was arrested Friday and taken to the Jackson County …

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2013. There are 350 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 15, 1943, work was completed on the Pentagon, headquarters of the U.S. Department of War (now Defense). On this date: In …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 6, 1993.

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  • 2 face drug charges; girl taken in to DHS

    WALNUT RIDGE — A Lawrence County couple face numerous charges, including felony drug charges, and a 4-year-old girl in their home was placed in the custody of the state Department of Human Services as the result of an aggravated assault investigation Thursday in the Clear …

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  • Sheriff investigates shootings

    HEBER SPRINGS — Cleburne County Sheriff Marty Moss and his staff are investigating two apparently unrelated shootings. In a news release from the sheriff’s office, Moss said deputies were dispatched to Trout Drive in the west Pangburn area, shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday to a …

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  • Additional drug charges filed

    MELBOURNE — A Violet Hill woman previously arrested for drugs is now dealing with several more charges related to more of the same. Brandie Leigh Holt, 26, had been arrested Dec. 20 on numerous controlled drug violations, said Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Holt’s total …

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  • Faulty headlight leads to drug arrest

    William Carter got off easy with a citation for driving on a suspended driver’s license when Deputy Bobby Woods stopped him late Friday night for a burned out headlight. His passengers however, Dustin Baird, 25, of Melbourne and Lindsey M. Carter, 19, of Batesville weren’t …

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  • Group names E-Shade native to post

    MELBOURNE — Deltha Shell, director of the TRiO Student Support Services grant at Ozarka College, was recently named president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Student Assistance Programs. Elections for the position were held at the organization’s annual conference October 6-9, 2012. The position is a …

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  • McCready’s boyfriend dies

    HEBER SPRINGS — Country music star Mindy McCready’s boyfriend David Wilson was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound over the weekend. The Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office responded to his home on Sunday after receiving a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. No details …

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  • Uncle says he feared nephew would shoot

    CALICO ROCK — A long-running family dispute is believed to be reason for why a Calico Rock man shot and killed his nephew Thursday night. A first-degree murder charge and a $500,000 bond for Harvey Loosey, 49, has been set by Izard County District Judge …

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  • Boyfriend accused of assault

    Charged with assaulting a family member while armed with a knife landed a Newark man in jail under a probable cause hold by detectives early Friday morning, according to a court affidavit for his arrest. Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator Dustin Robbins said Roy David Barnhouse, …

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