• Deer causes crash

    Swerving to avoid a collision with a deer resulted in a Batesville woman rolling her car over and taking a trip to the hospital Monday night. Anna T. Dean, 21, said she was traveling west on Webber Chapel Road in Bethesda when a deer ran …

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  • Cushman trash changes

    Due to the upcoming holidays, there will be no trash pickup in Cushman on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Instead, the trash will be picked up one day later those weeks, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, according to Leila Skelton, Cushman recorder/treasurer.

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  • Ring’s Chapel presents musical at nursing home

    CAVE CITY — Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will present a Christmas musical, “A Southern Gospel Christmas, Part 1: The Beginning,” at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cave City Nursing Home. The musical will be directed by John R. Way accompanied by Becky Way. The program …

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  • Ozarka library receives DAR book donation

    MELBOURNE — The Strawberry River Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has donated the book “Arkansas Historical Markers” to the Paul Weaver Library at Ozarka College in Melbourne. Priscilla Shell Goehring, the Horseshoe Bend DAR Chapter historian, presented the …

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  • Cave City alum to graduate UALR

    CAVE CITY — Sandra Eve Byrd of Cave City will graduate with honors and a bachelor of science in biology and double minor in music and communications from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Thursday, according to a news release. A 2008 graduate …

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  • Evins named to committee

    MELBOURNE — The Association of Community College Trustees recently appointed Bob Evins of Cherokee Village as an associate member of the 2013 ACCT Communications and Education Committee, according to a news release. Evins’ term will expire at the end of the Annual Community College Leadership …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • Disabled veteran gets help from Home Depot

    For nearly 40 years Vietnam veteran Dwain Edwards has been dealing with the pain and limitations from severe injuries he suffered when his medical transport plane was shot down near My Lai. As cold weather sets in each year it gets harder and harder for …

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  • Bethesda felon sought in attack

    With a history of domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon in Oklahoma, a 49-year-old Bethesda man is now wanted in Independence County on similar charges, according to an affidavit filed in a local court. In the affidavit Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator Lt. Mike …

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  • Alcohol ordinance to come before Cave council Tuesday

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community center to consider an alcohol ordinance outlining policies and procedures for any businesses to follow should any wish to sell alcohol in the city, according to an agenda for …

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  • Bonds totaling $45,000 set for Lawrence Co. man

    WALNUT RIDGE — A Lawrence County man faces charges in two counties and is in the Randolph County jail after being caught with a stolen vehicle, which was recovered, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. Bond was set at $25,000 in Randolph County and $20,000 …

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  • Cave City mayor, employee resign after years of service

    CAVE CITY — Daniel Wilson, mayor of Cave City for the past two years, is resigning at of the end of the year, said Treasurer/recorder Krystal Schreiner. The council accepted Wilson’s letter of resignation during the November meeting, she said. “Mr. Wilson has devoted 53-plus …

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