• ASMSA recognizes 96 during commencement

    HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts celebrated two milestones during commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2014 on May 24 — the 20th graduating class and the 2,000th graduate since the school opened in 1993. The Arkansas General Assembly …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1994.

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  • Library announces memorials

    The Independence County Library’s endowment fund has received the following memorials: Robertson Fallis Barnett — Don E. and Inez Fallis, Orange, California Gerald A. Meacham — Nancy and Preston Grace Jr.; H. David and Suzanne Blair; Jim, Paula and Ann Beard, Sulphur Rock; Lax, Vaughan, …

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  • Woman admits killing mother

    The last person to see Linda Jo Stingley of Southside alive was her daughter. Now, that same daughter she gave birth to 41 years ago faces a first-degree murder charge after she reportedly killed Stingley and then tossed her body in a wooded area along …

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  • Storm downs power lines

    Thursday’s storm brought over 2 inches of rain in the first 20 minutes and 28 mile per hour winds, according to Batesville Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn. The severe thunderstorm rolled into town around noon damaging trees, downing power lines and trapping motorists in their vehicles. …

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  • Rock This House is July 25-26; tickets on sale now

    ASH FLAT — Some 800 people are expected to turn out for this year’s Rock This House women’s conference, set for July 25-26 at Ash Flat Church of Christ. Rock This House will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 26 and 8:30 a.m. July 27. …

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  • FWS hears concerns over critical habitat designation

    Will an endangered animal affect the way property owners can use their land? That was the question addressed in a public meeting held Wednesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The meeting was one of …

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  • Judsonia man shot, killed during fight with estranged wife

    JUDSONIA (AP) — White County authorities say a Judsonia man was shot and killed during a fight with his estranged wife. Chief Deputy Phillip Miller told reporters that 52-year-old Willis Terry was killed during the altercation Wednesday at the home he formerly shared with his …

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  • Bikers Sunday announced

    OXFORD — Oxford Baptist Church will have its 17th annual Bikers Sunday this weekend. Warner Allen will bring a message from the Bible. A meal will follow. Bikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Salem City Park and will leave the park at 10:30. For …

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  • Searcy woman found fit for trial 

    SEARCY (AP) — A Searcy woman has been found mentally fit to stand trial in the shooting death of her mother. Prosecutors accuse 33-year-old Alexandria Amber-Danielle Williams of fatally shooting her mother, Dina Darden, as Darden was leaving her job at a Big Lots store. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 29, 1994.

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  • Summer meals offered

    LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals Program offers free summer meals to children 18 years of age and younger at safe, supervised locations in communities across Arkansas such as churches, schools, community centers, parks, Boys and Girls Clubs and libraries. To …

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