• Blood-splattered man arrested for girlfriend’s assault

    Joshua E. Corter After answering the knock on his door from police, while allegedly wearing blood splattered clothing, a Camp Tahkodah man is being charged with first-degree aggravated assault of his girlfriend, according to a court affidavit. In the court document, Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator …

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  • Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Police arrested Joseph A. Halpaine, 34, and Kyla Riddle, 20, of Batesville after getting complaints of them stealing scrap metal in the North Heights area Thursday morning. Around 9:15 a.m. Independence County Deputy Ernie Gillihan was at a Westside convenience store when a woman told …

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  • Fight ends in arrest

    A fight between a man and a woman at a Fowler Street residence Friday night sent a woman went to the hospital and her boyfriend to jail. Deputy Ben Keener said he responded to the residence around 10 p.m. where Donald B. Davis, 55, reportedly …

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  • UACCB students, faculty awarded

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville recognized students and faculty during its annual awards reception recently. Linh Tran received the Outstanding Service Award. As a freshman, Tran was elected vice president of the Student Government Association and now serves as president. “She demonstrates …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 25, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Dr. J.S. Rogers of Little Rock, general secretary of the mission board of the Baptist State Convention, has been called as pastor of the First Baptist Church here. Dr. …

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  • Student inducted

    WALNUT RIDGE — Kindalh Mayfield of Concord has been inducted into the Zeta Alpha chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity at Williams Baptist College, according to a news release. Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, professional music fraternity. A primary purpose of Mu …

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  • Melbourne students learn about college

    MELBOURNE — Teenage girls at Melbourne High School are being tasked with thinking about their futures thanks to a recent “Teen Girls Go to College” event designed to do just that. Baxter Regional Medical Center’s Schliemann Center for Women’s Education and Arkansas State University-Mountain Home …

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  • Card party, luncheon set

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Ladies of the Highland Elks will have a card party and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village. Tickets are $7 in advance and $7.50 at the door and are available from Lady Elk …

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  • Merle Travis Festival slated for this weekend

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will host the Merle Travis Festival, including the National Thumbpicking Guitar competition, Friday and Saturday. Guest performers will include Moon Mullins, Ben Hall, Shane Adkins and Washtub Jerry. They will pay tribute to Merle …

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  • Collins to sign copies of book

    MELBOURNE — Christian author Shawne Collins of Franklin will sign copies of her book “Coming Out of the Pain (Hidden Secrets of the Past)” from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Melbourne Public Library, located at 1007 East Main St. The book describes the pain …

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  • Lamaze class offered

    ASH FLAT — New Beginnings Pregnancy Help Center in Ash Flat will offer a free Lamaze class at 9 a.m. Saturday. The class space is limited. Interested persons need to register at the center and pay a $10 registration fee, which will be returned after …

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  • Ada Mae Ray

        Ada Mae Ray of Mount Pleasant celebrated her 94th birthday April 29.

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