• ‘Little Old Men’ part of exhibit

    Terra cotta figures to be shown in North Little Rock Aline McCracken of Concord doesn’t mind showing off her “Little Old Men.” In fact they will be making their debut during the seventh annual Arkansas Sculpture Invitational at the Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St. in …

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  • Canning under way

    MELBOURNE — Squash, green beans and new potatoes are in abundance and rows and rows of tomatoes will soon be turning from green to red. “So far, it’s the best garden we’ve had,” Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. Work in the garden begins early …

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  • Weekend shooting reported

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Saturday of a teenager that was bleeding off of Duck Puddle Road from what appeared to be a self-inflicted wound, according to Sheriff Steve Jeffery. “When officers arrived it was discovered that a young man from …

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  • Woman injured in fall

    Tara Farmer, 24, of Cushman was injured in a fall from the Little Lafferty Creek Bridge on Collietown Road near Cushman Saturday afternoon while using her cell phone, according to her husband. Billy Farmer told police his family had been at the creek most of …

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  • Council to consider grant

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. The council will consider a  resolution to obtain a 50/50 matching grant from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism’s Outdoor Recreation grant program in order to help improve recreation facilities. Members …

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  • Road in Sharp County closed

    ASH FLAT — Duncan Lane, north of Fools Creek in the Poughkeepsie area, closed this morning and will remain closed through Tuesday for road repair, said Sharp County Judge Larry Brown.

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  • Pleasant Plains council to recognize team

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall. The agenda will include recognition of the Midland High School Mustang baseball team for winning the state championship.

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  • District court budget tops agenda

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the county courthouse in Ash Flat to consider amending the district court/district court probation budget, according to an agenda for the meeting. The court will also consider making an appointment to …

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  • Cushman council meets tonight

    CUSHMAN The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 tonight at city hall. Reports will be heard and current bills will be reviewed. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO An order of the court was made Wednesday which will enable the bondsmen of James Evans, former circuit and chancery clerk, to make settlement with the county and pay …

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  • WRAAA quarterly meeting slated

    White River Area Agency on Aging Inc. board of directors will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at Eagle Mountain Assisted Living Center in Batesville.

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  • GAP to meet

    The Batesville School District Grandparents As Parents group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the resource room of the Early Learning and Enrichment Center, 1900 Lyon St. This meeting is for any relative who is helping raise a child in their care. Refreshments will …

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