• CEO resigns

    Longtime Health Resources of Arkansas employee David Coleman resigned as chief executive officer Thursday following a lengthy executive session of the agency’s board of directors. Executive sessions are closed sessions during which employees may be discussed. Any actions taken during the executive session must be …

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  • Risking their lives – Thieves cost Entergy customers by cutting, stealing power lines

    An increase in metal prices is proving to be enough for some thieves to risk their lives by stealing power lines. But whether or not those thieves are successful in their risky endeavors, they are costing the paying customers of Entergy. It was six months …

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  • ‘Fired’ up for truck pull

    They’ll tug and they’ll pull and when it’s all said and done there will probably be plenty of huffing and puffing from those trying to catch their breaths. But what would one expect after trying to pull 74,700 pounds of red, white and chrome for …

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  • Former Cherokee Village woman, 3 others killed in crash

    LONOKE — A former Cherokee Village woman was among four people killed in a fiery head-on collision Wednesday in Lonoke County. Sonya E. Wiggins, 32, of Woodson, formerly of Cherokee Village, was southbound in a 2007 Chevrolet HHR when she crossed the center line on …

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  • Mtn. View man dies during fishing trip

    SAINT JAMES — A Mountain View man died during a fishing trip on the White River in Stone County Wednesday. According to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds, 56-year-old Russell Pace was fishing in Saint James community with Taneisha Lee and Michael Bane of Mountain View …

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  • Woman stabs self to escape boyfriend’s anger

    A Bethesda woman told police she stabbed herself with scissors to avoid possible death at the hand of her boyfriend following a day-long incident of abuse. Around noon Thursday, Deputy Michael Darr said he was dispatched to a residence on Red Cut Road after a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 15, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO A telephone line between Sidney and Sandtown will be up this week, and there is much discussion in the High Rock community of a line from Batesville through that …

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  • Where rain fell, armyworms may appear

    If you were lucky enough to get one of the spot rains and have green pastures, you may need to scout them for armyworms.  We’re seeing several fields with treatment levels of armyworms in the area. Damage can appear almost overnight and infestations can be …

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  • 4-H’ers ‘learn by doing’ at Ozark Folk Center

    ASH FLAT — Candles, pottery and cloth dolls were just a few of the projects Sharp County 4-H members enjoyed making during the 4-H Fun Day at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View on June 13, said Annie Lester, Sharp County 4-H program assistant. …

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  • Board presents championship rings

    NEWARK — Members of the Cedar Ridge senior high quiz bowl team and adviser Carol Woods were presented with state championship rings when the Cedar Ridge School Board met recently. The team won the state finals competition April 28 and participated in the national competition …

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  • Children’s Day Camp offered

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Rocky Bayou Baptist Association Children’s Day Camp for children in the first through sixth grade will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Aug. 3 at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The …

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  • Vacation Bible schools announced

    West Baptist Church West Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children age 3 years (must be potty trained) through sixth grade. The theme is “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” Children will learn about the Grand Canyon, Paricutin …

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