• Eye care center now open

    Comprehensive eye care is now being offered for Batesville and the surrounding area by Eagle Mountain Eye Care, P.A. inside the Walmart store at 3150 E. Harrison St. Doctors Jacob Moll and Dustin Vance offers eye care services that include management and treatment of glaucoma, …

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  • Honor roll – Southside High

    SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Southside High School, according to a news release: Ninth: all A’s — Donovan Burroughs, Anna Collins, Chaney Edwards, Brooke Halford, Taylor Johnson, Haley Reed, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 13, 1993.

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 21 – Sunday, November 25, 2012.

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  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ cast member says he enjoys Batesville area

    For most, duck season kicked off on Saturday, but for the folks who visited Rockin’ Locks Salon, duck season had a whole other meaning. Tim Guraedy made his second appearance to Batesville for a meet and greet and to judge a beard contest in honor …

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  • John 3:16 honors veterans from different military branches, eras

    CHARLOTTE — The stories many of them could tell are probably ones they’d rather not, but for some like Korean War veteran Delbert Brickey of Batesville it’s become a little easier with time. A sense of camaraderie didn’t go unnoticed Saturday at the John 3:16 …

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  • Clark: HRA plans on being here a long time

    In explaining how he came to be the CEO of the Batesville-based Health Resources of Arkansas, Jim Clark of Searcy told the Batesville Rotary Club Monday he was asked five months ago by board members if he would come here and assist in restructuring the …

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  • Escapees caught – Men walk away from community service at recycling center

    Shawn Chance When court-ordered community service workers were given a break at the Independence County Recycling Center Monday morning two of them took a hike that led police on a day-long search before they were captured. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said his department was …

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  • Accreditation team presents review

    The Batesville School District could be on its way to becoming the latest school system nationally certified by the largest accreditation agency in the world. Representatives with the AdvancED accreditation team from North Carolina, Arkansas and Indiana made personal visits to the district last week. …

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  • Christmas memories sought for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the Guard office at 258 …

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  • Moody graduates police academy

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office announces the graduation of Deputy Aaron Moody from the Black River Technical College Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas. Moody, one of 43 officers, graduated from the basic police training course Nov. 16 after studying standard police tactics, firearms, legal, …

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  • Man passes out at gas station

    A report of a man passed out or asleep in his truck at the pumps of a gas station near Cave City early Sunday morning resulted in police being called and the man going to jail. Deputy Colby Markum said when he arrived at the …

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