• Arrests made in scrap yard theft

    A report of suspicious activity at the Batesville North Complex on East Main Street early Monday morning resulted in three people going to jail, two on burglary/theft charges and a third for drug possession. Around 7:30 a.m. Deputy Aaron Moody said he responded to a …

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  • Hospital foundation awards $16K to scholars

    The White River Health System Foundation recently presented nursing scholarships totaling $16,000 to Jonathan Bruce, Melonie Koch, Toi McMullin, Amanda Scribner and Marilyn Hall for continuing education and professional development. The goal of the foundation’s scholarship program is to help relieve the financial burden on …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 6, 1993.   102 YEARS AGO Another rural mail delivery route has been established from this city and will be known as Route 3. Postmaster Wade has received a letter from the Post Office …

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  • Cooking classes planned for care centers, families

    The Department of Human Services Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education has received a $10,000 “Cooking Matters” grant to help families and child care centers across Arkansas learn to prepare and spice up healthy meals that will make them more appealing to children.  …

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  • ASU-MH offers tax preparation

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will offer free tax preparation by Internal Revenue Service-certified community volunteers by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through March 2 on the third floor of Integrity First Hall on the ASU-MH campus. …

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  • Valentine potluck set for tonight

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside Methodist Church will have a potluck in honor of Valentine’s Day at 6 tonight followed by an Ash Wednesday service. The church is located at 39 Magnolia St. across from Southside School. The event is open to the public.

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  • Fundraiser rescheduled

    NEWARK — Newark Elementary’s fundraiser, Jog for a Hog 5-kilometer race, has been rescheduled due to a conflict with the Southside School District basketball tournament. The race will be held at 6 p.m. March 15. This race supports Cedar Ridge School District’s sixth-grade field trip …

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  • MITM to host Blue Dogwood

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains show will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Diamond B Mall, located at 811 Second St. in Horseshoe Bend. Bluegrass band Blue Dogwood is a trio featuring Wes Dorethy on the fiddle, mandolin, lead guitar …

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  • Dozier returns to play at diner he built

    When Danny Dozier poked his head into an old abandoned train depot, he didn’t pay attention to an old forklift leaking grease onto the floor, the piles of junk or the dilapidated conditions. He saw the great architecture that included brick columns and a bead …

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  • Cop catches mom’s burglar

    The man who walked around the corner of a woman’s home Monday afternoon, allegedly carrying a bag of items from her home, got an unexpected surprise in the form of Independence County Deputy Brent Everett, the homeowner’s son. Everett said he was traveling through west …

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  • Man just released from prison back behind bars after 8 days

    WALNUT RIDGE — A Bono man released from state prison on Jan. 31 after serving time for robbery and burglary wasted little time before getting in trouble again, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph Daniel Gandy, 41, was free for less than nine …

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  • Book sale donations sought

    The Mabee-Simpson Library at Lyon College is seeking gently used books and other items for its annual fundraiser book sale, held during the Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 12-14. Donations of books, DVDs and compact discs are needed before April 9. The library is located …

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