• Victim needs more surgery

    CAVE CITY — A 10-year-old Cave City boy who got a thumb snapped off by a rope during rodeo action at H&H Rodeo Arena at Cord during Saturday night’s rodeo was headed back into surgery this morning after the reattached thumb began “turning colors,” according …

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  • Felon charged for pawning gun

    A warrant was issued Friday charging a Batesville man with being a felon in possession of a firearm after he reportedly pawned a rifle at J & J Pawn Shop earlier in the week. In a court affidavit, Independence County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Mundy said …

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  • Intruder arrested after struggle

    A Batesville man was arrested  around 10:30 Sunday night after he allegedly barged into a home in west Batesville looking for a man who wasn’t there. Deputy Bret Ward said when he arrived at the residence two men were struggling on the front porch, one …

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  • Guns, tools, checkbook stolen

    A suspect has been named in one of two incidents where guns and other items were stolen from in Independence County. Deputy Rob Leonard said he took a report from Fredrick Hammer Monday afternoon regarding the theft of a .50 caliber CVA muzzleloading rifle, an …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 17, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO News was received here Saturday of a most unfortunate accident which occasioned the death of Billy Douglas, one of the most popular conductors on the White River Division of …

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  • Cave City to begin classes Aug. 20; registration next week

    CAVE CITY — Cave City School District classes will begin Aug. 20. Students should go to their respective campuses to register, pick up schedules and rent lockers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: fifth and sixth grades, Aug. 7; seventh and …

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  • MITM hosted live music, champion clogger

    HORSESHOE BEND — Music in the Mountains brought traditional bluegrass and country music together July 21 at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre. The Hwy. 289 Band, along with Amy and Darrell Brown, Cameron Shaver, David Sherrell, Whitney King and Blue Dogwood performed songs like “Rockytop,” “Mule …

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  • Concord sets registration

    CONCORD — Registration for students in grades 7 through 12 who did not attend school in the Concord School District last year will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the Concord High School office. Parents should bring any records from the student’s …

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  • Pocahontas hosts Marble Show

    POCAHONTAS — The Northeast Arkansas Marble Show will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Days Inn, located on Highway 67 South in Pocahontas. The event is open to anyone interested in buying, selling, trading or learning about marbles. Those attending may …

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  • Moody to celebrate 90th year

    Myrlice Moody will celebrate his 90th birthday with a drop-in reception from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the commercial building at Independence County Fairgrounds. All friends and family are invited to attend.  

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  • Newport teen shot while driving

    NEWPORT — No arrests have been made yet in the early Sunday morning shooting of a Newport teenager, according to the Newport Police Department. The 17-year-old girl, who was not identified by police, was driving in the area of Remmel Avenue when gunshots sounded from …

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  • Bumpous recommended for pardon

    NEWPORT — On Friday, Timmy Joe Bumpous, founder of New Life Ministries, was recommended by Arkansas Parole Board for a pardon for two counts of theft of property that happened in 1994. Two reports were filed on Dec. 22 and 27, 1994 by two men …

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