• 2 arrested in drug bust

    Timothy Ridgley MELBOURNE — Thousands of dollars in cash was seized Tuesday in a drug bust by members of the Izard County Sheriff’s Department, 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, according to a news release by …

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  • 3 file for office

    Three more candidates have filed for municipal offices in Sharp County, according to information from the county clerk’s office this morning. They include: Ash Flat  Ward 1, Position 1 — Fred Goodwin Cherokee Village Ward 4, Position 1 — Linda E. O’Neal Evening Shade Ward …

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  • Southside to hear project update

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board will meet at 6:30 tonight in the cafeteria annex. Agenda items include a progress update from architects about the new high school project, discussion of a tuition agreement with The Community School and the hiring of employees. Meetings are …

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  • Miners Day to be discussed

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 7 tonight at city hall. Agenda items include the discussion of Cushman Miners Day. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • City seeks federal funds

    The city of Batesville hopes to be hiring more heroes, via a federal grant called VOW to Hire Heroes Program. The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall to discuss the grant and to recognize the safety employee of the …

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  • Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no …

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  • Vacancy to be declared

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the main courtroom in the county courthouse to declare a vacancy for a justice of the peace position due to the recent death of Ray Martin of Ash Flat, said County …

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  • Camera gear stolen at cave

    While spelunking inside Blowing Cave near Cushman Saturday, a Mountain View man said his camera bag and gear were stolen from his Jeep parked near the cave entrance. Andrew Baker told police he went in the cave around 2:40 p.m. and when he returned to …

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  • Man jailed for exposure

    An arrest has been made regarding a man who allegedly exposed himself to a female carhop at a local restaurant Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Steve Jeffery said when officers arrived the man, later identified as Justin Younger, 25, of Batesville, had already left the business but …

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  • Touching lives, helping communities

    CAVE CITY — When people lined up at the First Baptist Church of Cave City in June to receive free baby items they may or may not have known the woman who set the project in motion or that she had died a few months …

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  • Sheriff: Wire being stolen from telephone lines

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of copper wire from CenturyLink phone lines, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence. “These thefts from the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 3, 1993.

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