• Local symphony seeks new members

    The Batesville Symphony League is seeking to expand its board of directors and invites those who are interested to attend the board meeting at 5:30 tonight in the Admissions Building on the Lyon College campus. The board wishes to expand the patron base as well …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 6, 1995.

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  • School supplies to be given away

    NEWARK — Hazel Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church will host a back-to-school celebration with free school supplies, music and  entertainment beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday at the church located at Fourth and Locust streets. School supplies will be given away on a first-come basis until …

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  • ‘Voices That Change’ coming to Cash’s White River Theater

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Michael Kelley will perform a show called “Voices That Change” at 7 p.m. Friday at Cash’s White River Theater, located at 507 Sylamore Ave. in Mountain View. Shows will be held at 7 p.m. every Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. …

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  • Pleasant Hill hosting revival

    LYNN — Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Lynn is having revival services now through Friday with Scott Bourland as evangelist. Services are at 7 each night. The event is open to the public.

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  • From Cedar Grove farm to Fan Hall of Fame: Canaan Sandy’s journey to healing

    With the advances in diagnostic technology, many families learn during pregnancy that their baby will be born with Down syndrome. That wasn’t the case for Ginger Sandy, mother of Canaan. She explains, “Canaan’s heart stopped beating during the birth process, and then he failed terribly …

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  • The North and the South: City could see growth with new ward

    Batesville officials are looking at growing the city, by expanding its limits to the south. When the Batesville City Council meets tonight, it will hear the first reading of an ordinance that would annex several neighborhoods south of the White River. If given the go-ahead …

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  • 10 counts of rape filed

    For years, Jeffery A.J. Treat got away with raping a young girl. Nearly 10 years later, he admitted it. Now, the 47-year-old man faces multiple counts over incidents that happened in the summer of 2005 in Independence County. The affidavit for arrest claims that the …

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  • Quorum court reverses April decision; Bad Boys gets money

    The second time was a charm for Bad Boy Mowers Inc. as a representative of the company and others were able to convince justices of the peace to grant another $300,000 to the company on Monday during the Independence County Quorum Court meeting. The economic …

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  • Rapist sentenced

    MELBOURNE — A Calico Rock man has been sentenced to prison for rape, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. William Winston Taylor, 43, was jailed following his sentencing in Izard County Circuit Court on Aug. 4. Taylor was sentenced to 16 years in the …

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  • Cord-Charlotte teacher fired

    CHARLOTTE — A Cord-Charlotte Elementary teacher will no longer be teaching second or any other grade at the Cedar Ridge School District after the Cedar Ridge School Board voted to terminate her contract Friday night. Ellen Harmon was hired by the district in 2005 but …

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  • Freedom Warriors meeting set for tonight in Searcy

    SEARCY — The Freedom Warriors Riding Association of Arkansas Inc. will have its monthly meeting at 7:30 tonight at the Lightle Center, located at 2200 E. Moore St. in Searcy. The meeting is open to members, guests and anyone interested in joining the association. The …

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