• Hall named WRAAA director

    Ted Hall has been named executive director of White River Area Agency on Aging Inc., according to a news release. WRAAA is a private, nonprofit agency that serves the elderly and disabled by providing information and assisting them in accessing needed services. Counties in the …

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  • Man spits cigarette at officer

    A 27-year-old Batesville man got to cool his heels in a jail cell after racking up several misdemeanor charges. Barry Lynn Falwell was taken to jail and charged with domestic battery-third, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Darin Brewer was called …

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  • Spaghetti dinner is tonight

    The Batesville Kiwanis Club will host a spaghetti dinner to raise money for the club administrative fund; more specifically for leadership development amongst members. The dinner will be held from 5-8 tonight at First United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $5 each. The event …

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  • Mount Pleasant cancels dinner

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary has canceled its annual senior citizens banquet, originally planned for Thursday night, as a result of the weather and poor road conditions, according to organizers. It will not be rescheduled.

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  • Lyon College cast to present production starting Thursday

    Dr. Fonzie Geary, assistant professor of theatre, will direct A.R. Gurney’s “The Dining Room,” a comedy/drama that tells the story of the dying culture of upper-middle class Americans, known as White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, or WASPs. The play presents the lives of dozens of characters throughout …

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  • Hatfield Ready Mix donates $2,500 to Ozarka campaign

    MELBOURNE — Hatfield Ready Mix has committed $2,500 to the Ozarka College Student Services Center capital campaign. “Ozarka College provides a lot of opportunities for both its students and the local economy,” said Suzanne Hatfield. “Hatfield Ready Mix is pleased to be a part of …

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  • Crop This House deadline approaches

    ASH FLAT — The fifth annual “Crop This House” scrapbooking event is Feb. 28-March 1 at the Ash Flat Church of Christ’s Family Life Center. Registration fee is $50 and all proceeds go toward Rock This House Annual Women’s Conference. Doors will open at noon …

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  • Birthday celebration planned for Payne

    Reva Payne will celebrate her 90th birthday with a drop-in reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson Family Building, located at 570 Kyler Road near Southside. Payne is the widow of Norman Payne. She is retired from the shoe factory and is …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 2, 1994.

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  • Southside one of three piloting program

    SOUTHSIDE —For Grant Long, waiting in line for lunch is just part of any school day at Southside High, but recently it was just part of the job as a teacher cadet. With chicken strips, white beans and wheat rolls to serve, “down time” wasn’t …

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  • ‘Friends’ concert set for March 1

    The sixth annual Friends in Great Places concert has been scheduled for March 1 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. This year’s concert will feature Danny Dozier along with several new artists as well as musicians who have worked every year to …

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  • Battery charges sought against four

    A pregnant woman, jailers and a nurse were all attacked in unrelated incidents which has led to felony bench warrants being served to four different individuals. District Judge Chaney Taylor has set bond at $50,000 for Timothy Reams, 20, of Brown Lane, Batesville, on the …

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