• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 13, 1993. 102 YEARS AGO Wednesday morning about 5:30 at Earnheart, nine miles above Batesville on the White River Division, Perry Hutchinson of Newark was run over and horribly mangled by the switch engine …

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  • Cedar Ridge appoints board member

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board June 19 appointed Tammy Wood to the Zone 2 position that was vacated by the resignation of C T Thomas May 30. The unexpired term of this position is for one year (September 2012 through September 2013) and …

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  • Scooby still looking for home

    He’s back. Scooby, a shelter dog, has returned from obedience training with famed dog trainer Cesar Millan, aka “The Dog Whisperer,” and is ready for a new home. The male hound mix has been at the Humane Society of Independence County for two years and …

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  • Fundraiser to help girl battling cancer

    A benefit for 5-year-old Brooke Barr, who is battling cancer, will be held Saturday at American Legion Post 114 in Batesville. Legion Riders will host a bike ride at 10 a.m. in which anyone can participate. The fundraiser begins at 1 p.m. and includes a …

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  • Expired tags lead to arrest

    Expired tags got a Batesville man pulled over and arrested Wednesday after it was discovered he was driving on a suspended license, had no proof of liability insurance and failure to pay registration fees. Independence County Cpl. Ernie Gillihan reported he noticed the expired tag …

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  • Plaque to honor local Navy hero

    FT. LAROMIE, Ohio — The USS Forrestal Association I is working to raise funds for a memorial plaque to honor U.S. Navy hero Gerald W. Farrier in his hometown of Batesville, according to the association’s Spring 2012 newsletter Spot Sheet. Farrier, who grew up in …

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  • Wreck destroys power pole

    Police found an abandoned vehicle pinned under a broken power pole following a one-car crash at the area of Triangle Lane Thursday night. When Independence County Deputy Phillip Pickett arrived at the scene around 10:30 p.m. he found a portion of a broken pole, suspended …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 12, 1993. 102 YEARS AGO Sheriff Fike and deputy Atkinson went over to Salado and arrested Will Jackson, who is charged with cutting Raymond Engles with a knife, and Jackson is now in the …

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  • ‘Ozark Folks’ is theme of contest

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View is sponsoring a photography contest with the theme “Ozark Folks.” Photographs entered in the contest must be taken during the 2012 season at the park, where Ozark folks of all ages can be …

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  • Youth service club begins in CC

    CAVE CITY — A new Modern Woodmen of America youth service club is starting in Cave City. The club will have its first activity at 3 p.m. Saturday at 5615 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville. Children between the ages of 12 and 16 are …

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  • Community fest is Saturday

    LYNN — A community fest will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Lynn Gymnasium. Local musicians will entertain, including Tim Crouch, the Murphy Bluegrass Boys and Billy Snow. There will be free food and door prizes. Donations will be accepted for the …

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  • Hope Lutheran holds VBS

    Hope Lutheran Church will have vacation Bible school from 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 25 through 28. The church is located at 2415 E. Main St. in Batesville.

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