• Education ‘link to jobs,’ Hutchinson says

    CAVE CITY — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson toured Cave City High School’s television-radio program studios Thursday, chatting with students before addressing an audience of mostly teachers and administrators. Hutchinson, of Rogers, is an attorney, a former 3rd District congressman and former homeland security …

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  • Man removed from mother’s house

    It wasn’t a happy Mother’s Day for a Floral woman who told officers she wished they would stay off her property and stop harassing her. A short time later, her 54-year-old son was taken into custody after two Independence County officers blocked his path. Tony …

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  • WRHS nets grant for free mammograms

    White River Health System received a $34,400 grant from the Arkansas Affiliate of Komen for the Cure for its GYM (Get Your Mammogram) program, according to a news release. The grant money allows WRHS to provide uninsured and under-insured women in the service area with …

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  • Free camp offered

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a free half-day camp for students interested in the growing field of cyber security. The camp will be held 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 12 in the UACCB maintenance building. Students entering eighth and …

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  • Ozarka board to discuss gun bill

    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at The Keeter Center at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri, according to a news release. A facilities master planning update will be given and appointments …

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  • Henley seeks re-election

        Margaret Henley has announced her intentions to seek re-election to the Batesville City Council Ward 1, Position 2.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on this page, as space permits, at no cost to …

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  • Commodity distribution date announced

    Independence County commodity distribution will be at 8:30 a.m. May 15 at the Northcentral Arkansas Development Council office in Batesville. A variety of items will be distributed. All applicants will need to be recertified before the distribution or on that date. Those receiving commodities must …

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  • Fundraiser to help group travel to Minneapolis

    A barbecue fund raiser will be held May 16 to benefit gospel singing group The Anointed Ones’ trip to Minneapolis. The meal will include two barbecue leg quarters, baked beans, slaw and dessert. The cost is $7. Call (870) 307-3422 or (870) 384-4270 to order. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 5, 1994.

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  • Retiring Extension agent honored with scholarship

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Extension Staff Chair Carroll Prewett may be retiring, but his name and legacy of helping the youth of his county will carry on through a fund being set up in his name. State Rep. Tommy Wren of Melbourne said he established …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Middle and Junior High

    SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Southside Middle and Junior High School, according to a news release: Fifth: all A’s — Brittlin Abernathy, Hailie Allen, Ashdan Allgood, Blayne Bufford, Miranda …

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  • Jury hands down guilty verdict

    A man facing life in prison could be out in as little as five years after a jury returned with a lesser verdict. Randall Davis has spent the past year in the Independence County Jail, 382 days to be exact, for the April 2013 murder …

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