• North Complex to have ribbon cutting

    The city of Batesville will dedicate the newly-expanded North Complex and will host a ribbon cutting at noon Thursday at the new concession stand. The facility is being renamed the Terry Sims Diamond Sports Complex. A plaque will be presented to Sims, who directed Batesville …

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  • Safe Passage to host Clothesline Project

    MELBOURNE — Safe Passage Inc. will host the Clothesline Project Friday and Saturday at the Izard County Fair. The booth will be located just outside the Main Exhibition Hall. Hundreds of T-shirts will hang on clotheslines in and around the organization’s booth. Sponsored and created …

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  • Sports safety to be discussed at free luncheon

    Dr. Jeff Angel will present a free talk on “Sports Safety: Advice from an Orthopaedic Surgeon” during White River Medical Center’s free Community Health Education Event. Angel is an orthopaedic surgeon with Medical Park Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic. The event will be from noon-1 …

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  • C-Ridge hires personnel for 2014-15 year

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board hired a number of new personnel when it met for its regular monthly meeting in late July. Resignations were accepted from high school math teacher Bob Walters and Joey Nelson, softball coach and high school teacher, while contracts …

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  • Rodeo set for weekend

    CAVE CITY — An American Junior Rodeo Association rodeo will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Foothills Cowboy Church near Cave City. Admission is $5 per person. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information or to enter an event, …

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  • C-Ridge accepting GT recommendations

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District is accepting recommendations for students to participate in the gifted and talented program, coordinator Carol Woods has announced. Placement can be made in fourth through 12th grades. Selection criteria for admission to the program include not only a …

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  • Officers serve at Sharp Co. Fair

    ASH FLAT — Chapter 1605 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees entered a booth in the Sharp County Fair, held recently in Ash Flat. The following officers were available during the fair to answer questions and distribute information about the benefits of belonging …

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  • Subscription offered to newlyweds

    The Batesville Daily Guard is offering a month of free home delivery of the newspaper within our circulation area to newlyweds. To start delivery, drop by the Guard office at 258 W. Main St. in Batesville or call (870) 793-2383 or toll free 1 (800) …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 27, 1995.

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  • Sticks of the trade – Single dad carves out a living

    With a wide-brimmed hat to shade his face from the blistering summer heat, Jose “Joe” Dominguez stops carving only long enough to wipe the sweat from his brow. It’s been a hard year for the single father who wanted to move closer to family — …

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  • Haney from ‘Clash’ arrested

    HARDY — A “Clash of the Ozarks” regular had a clash with police Friday night following a traffic stop in Sharp County that landed him in jail on possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Sheriff Mark Counts. Deputy Gary Mitchell made a traffic stop on …

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  • Man driving lawn mower at dark without lights had dope

    ASH FLAT — A man driving a riding lawn mower without its lights on after 10 at night on U.S. Highway 63 in Sharp County had marijuana and a smoking pipe with him, said Sheriff Mark Counts. The 911 call about the Williford man, identified …

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