• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 23, 1995.

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  • Prayer Shawl group changes meeting dates 

    The Prayer Shawl group at Bethesda Campground Methodist Church is now meeting at 6 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month. Those who would like to learn to knit or crochet or who already have these skills are welcome. Besides prayer shawls, …

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  • Radio operation classes announced

    SEARCY — The North Central Arkansas Amateur Radio Service will host an entry-level amateur radio operators class at Gum Springs Fire Department, located at 2320 Highway 267 South. The class will meet from 6 to 9 tonight and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 10 …

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  • Inmates escape work detail

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public’s help in locating two inmates who walked off from the Independence County Recycling Center around 12:30 p.m. today. The inmates, Kyle McTigue and Michael Bryant, were incarcerated in the Independence County jail on misdemeanor charges and …

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  • Duke fellow opens new practice

    After 20 years in the mental health field, Beverly Caraway recently stepped out on her own and opened her own business, Caraway Psychiatric Services, PLLC and is changing the status quo. Armed with a master’s degree from Vanderbuilt University, Caraway is bringing mental health services …

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  • K-9 helps catch alleged shooter

    After eluding police for nearly a week, Joseph R. Bramblett of Sulphur Rock was arrested with the help of a police K-9 Thursday. Bramblett was wanted for the alleged shooting of his girlfriend, Savannah Johns, Sunday morning, according to a court affidavit filed by Detective …

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  • Wooded manhunt results in arrest

    What’s the cost of a bottle of vanilla flavoring? Extremely high if you’re 23-year-old Cory E. King. He was jailed Tuesday on charges of probable cause of robbery, public intoxication, resisting arrest and fleeing a police officer. Employees of the Batesville Cash Saver store told …

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  • Miss Batesville, Miss White River to be crowned Saturday

    The White River Pageant Association will bid farewell to three queens as four new title holders will be crowned Miss Batesville’s Outstanding Teen, Miss Batesville, White River’s Outstanding Teen and Miss White River 2015 Saturday night at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. …

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  • Fire call uncovers theft

    It wasn’t until a shed fire was extinguished that Troy Inloes had any idea he had been the victim of theft, as well as possibly arson. Inloes told police that he got a call around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon that his storage shed was on fire …

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  • Police arrest two men on drug charges 

    SEARCY (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested two men on several felony charges, including possession of drugs and firearms. Jonathan Blaine Spivey, 22, was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in White County. Police say they then learned Spivey’s driver’s license was suspended and searched …

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  • Stress: It’s all about perception, says RN

    Stress leads to disease and one must learn how to change their perception of circumstances in order to control stress. That was the message Nora Osborne, White River Medical Center director of surgery services and women’s services, brought to the Kiwanis Club of Batesville meeting …

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  • ‘Smart Start’ announced

    CAVE CITY — The Bethany Project will host its third annual “Smart Start” free back-to-school distribution event from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Cave City Elementary safe room. The organization will have school supplies for grades K-12 for those in need; bags will be …

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