• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 8, 1993.

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  • New student registration set

    Registration for new students at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will begin Tuesday for the upcoming spring semester, according to a news release. For more information call (870) 612-2000.

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  • Sheriff struggling to fit budget pieces

    Independence County has as much crime per capita as Jonesboro and Little Rock. That’s according to Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery whose office is understaffed and underbudgeted. “We’re going to have to get by with the bare minimum,” Jeffery said. “The county judge and quorum …

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  • John 3:16 to honor vets

    CHARLOTTE — John 3:16 Ministries will host its fifth annual Veterans Day steak dinner, paying tribute to local military veterans, at 5 p.m. Saturday at the camp located at 75 Holmes Road in Charlotte. Decorated Vietnam veteran the Rev. John Steer of Mountain Home will …

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  • ‘Mountain Man’ to return

    Tim Guraedy also known as “Mountain Man” from the reality show “Duck Dynasty” will hold a meet-and-greet from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Rockin’ Locks Hair Salon located at 70 Batesville Blvd. (by Wholesale Tire). Guraedy will sign autographs including shirts from the hit show. At …

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  • Thieves target multiple storage units, homes

    Using an empty storage unit as their access point, thieves cut through the plywood walls of 15 storage units on lower College Avenue sometime between 2 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputy Andrew Rogers said he was dispatched to Jerry Waugh’s storage units where …

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  • Miller Landing and Access dedication

    The Robert Gray Miller Landing and Access was recently dedicated on the White River near Bethesda, with approximately 100 people on hand, including many extended members of the Miller family, their friends and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officers and employees. Miller’s son, Paul Gray …

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  • Aldermen have light agenda

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the city hall for its November business session, said Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. The aldermen will hear monthly departmental reports, review current bills and discuss any other topics that arise.

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  • Alcohol-related arrests reported

    SALEM — Three separate alcohol-related incidents were made recently by Fulton County law enforcement officials, said Sheriff Kenneth “Buck” Foley. Cory Brewer, 26, of Viola was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated, Foley said. Brewer was released from the Fulton County jail on Saturday after …

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  • Ozarka holding registration

    MELBOURNE — Registration for any new or first-time, full-time students continues through Dec. 14. Students may also register during open registration Jan. 8-11. Anyone planning to enroll as a new student at Ozarka College must take the ACT or Compass Exam. These test scores are …

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  • Art teacher to speak to club

    CAVE CITY — Hana Smith, art teacher at Cave City Middle School, will be the guest speaker at the Cave City Kiwanis Club meeting, which starts at noon Thursday in the Cave City Community Center, said Lisa Reschke, reporter. “She was here last year and …

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  • Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 tonight at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no membership …

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