• Sleep medicine specialist joins Batesville Neurology

    Dr. Carmela Gonzales, neurologist, has joined the medical staff at White River Medical Center and Batesville Neurology, WRMC CEO Gary L. Bebow has announced. Gonzales specializes in sleep medicine. Neurologists provide diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 8, 1995.

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  • Weather affects fishing tourney

    CAVE CITY — Adverse weather affected the most recent Cave City Bass Club tournament, held Aug. 9 on Norfork Lake, according to a news release. “The thunderstorms blew in at start time and we delayed the start until it subsided at about 5:30 p.m. Five …

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  • Ozarka offers free GED classes

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will hold free GED classes at its Melbourne, Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring and Mountain View campuses beginning Monday. Classes meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Melbourne on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and …

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  • Nelson to speak to Foothills Plant Society

    Foothills Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Community Bank Community Room, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Donna Nelson of Heirloom Garden Seeds will speak about alternative methods to pesticides and herbicides in the home …

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  • Musicians, singers invited

    Acoustic musicians and singers will gather at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Listeners are welcome. For more information call (870) 307-0258.

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  • Parkinson’s support group to meet

    White River Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Citizens Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville. The meeting is open to all patients, care givers and friends. For more information call Joan …

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  • ICARE dog wash, dip set

    MELBOURNE — A dog wash and dip will be sponsored by Izard County Animal Rescue Effort from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Corner Drug Store in Melbourne. A wash is $10 and a dip is $5. Dr. Nanci Solis of Thousand Hills Veterinary …

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  • Lafferty holds homecoming

    LAFFERTY — Homecoming at Lafferty Community Church will be Sunday. The morning service will be at 10:45 with Jack McCarrol providing the message, followed by a potluck. Special music in the afternoon will be provided by the Tiptons and Quillen Edwards. The event is open …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    When Barney Sellers took this photo, he slugged it “some pretty barn,” and wrote: This beautifully designed barn, made mostly of native stone is located near Wirth” in Sharp County. “An unusual barn … it had wood floors.”    

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  • Determined Cave City man regains eyesight, earns award

    Larry Stroud of Cave City has been named as an area Consumer of the Year (COY) by the Department of Human Services Division of Services for the Blind (DSB). Stroud is the associate editor and a columnist for the Batesville Daily Guard. Because of his …

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  • Judge: Prison proposal in ‘infancy stage’

    The Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) needs another prison and is soliciting request for proposals from interested communities for a 1,000-bed prison that will cost $100 million, bring 260-500 jobs paying an average of $12.75 an hour, and mean millions in tax dollars. A state …

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