• Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20, 2013.

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Thursday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2013. There are 348 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 17, 1963, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, appearing as amicus curiae (friend of the court) before the U.S. Supreme Court, told …

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  • Honor roll – Mount Pleasant Elementary, Concord High

    Mount Pleasant Elementary MOUNT PLEASANT — The students listed below have been named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Mount Pleasant Elementary School, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Lawson Arnold, Skyler Cooper, …

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  • Snow Daze Craze

    Mother Nature was no match for even the most capable of drivers as winter weather moved across the area Tuesday, catching many by surprise and creating hazardous road conditions across the area. The wintry precipitation started falling around 9 a.m. in western and southern Arkansas …

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  • Chuck Comer signs off the air at 78

    Batesville disc jockey known to thousands by his deep, distinctive “radio voice” over a half-century career is remembered by friends, fellow musicians and co-workers not just for his talent and voice but also for his dependability, his knowledge of the history and backgrounds of the …

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  • Truck drives on shoulder, kills 1

    BALD KNOB (AP) — Arkansas State Police say a 37-year-old man was struck and killed by a truck that lost control on an icy road in north Arkansas. Authorities say Delbert Brooks of Bald Knob had pulled over to the shoulder of U.S. 67 in …

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  • New pawn shop opens on Harrison Street

    It may be a new business but the business isn’t new to the owner. Richard Tuggle recently opened Best Trade Pawn Auto and Trailer Sales and he’s an old hand at the pawn shop business. In the 1990s, Tuggle owned two pawn shops, one in …

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  • Police seek two for trafficking charges

    HEBER SPRINGS — Two alleged drug dealers from Batesville are being sought on drug-trafficking charges, Cleburne County Sheriff Marty Moss said Tuesday. He said in late December Cleburne County sheriff’s narcotics officers along with agents from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force searched a …

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  • Pleth team expands

    Pleth, LLC announced the recent addition of three new graphic artists: Matt Smith, Brittany Foster and Janie Walter. The additional personnel at its Jonesboro location will help with the company’s recent service expansion from primarily web and mobile app development to a full-service marketing agency, …

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  • Diabetes support group to meet

    The diabetes support group hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central will meet at noon Thursday at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and at 5 p.m. Thursday at UAMS North Central, located at 1215 Sidney St., Suite 201 in Batesville. Tina …

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  • This Day in History…

    Today is Wednesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2013. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia blasted off under extremely tight security for what turned out to be its last flight; …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 9, 1993.

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